greenhouse

BrightFarms continues growth with greenhouse locations

New York-based packaged salads company BrightFarms entered 2020 with plans to open a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse in Snyder County, Pennsylvania – its second greenhouse in the state. The greenhouse will produce more than 2 million pounds... more »

Southern greenhouse growers hit the mark

Georgia grows lots of transplants and ships them all over the country, but growing transplants on that scale requires the full system of production practices. Priming seeds is a good start toward a faster and... more »

Midwest’s MightyVine doubles tomato greenhouses

Regionally-grown tomatoes are thriving in Chicagoland, where MightyVine is doubling its greenhouse space for growing tomatoes. The company started in 2015 by Gary Lazarski, Jim Murphy and a group of investors has 15 acres under... more »

Canadian researchers seek disease-resistant greenhouse vegetables

The Canadian government on Thursday announced funding to support genetic researchers including a University of Toronto project seeking disease-resistant greenhouse vegetables. The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced $6.7 million in federal funding for seven... more »

Sanitation, seed choice help control hydroponics pathogens

Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables to be grown in hydroponic greenhouses, but face different diseases than tomatoes grown in the open field. For hydroponic tomatoes, bacterial canker can be the worst. “The... more »

Shanghai symposium on greenhouse agriculture opens

The 2018 International Indoor Plant Factory Symposium on June 12 drew about 160 attendees to the Blue Palace Hotel in Jiading, Shanghai. "Indoor farming is the solution to sustainable food production and water limitations for the world's increasing... more »

University of Florida to offer greenhouse training online

Can your grower staff make better crop management decisions with additional training? The University of Florida IFAS Extension can help with four-week online training courses in English and Spanish. The first courses of the year,... more »

MSU greenhouse installs LED supplemental lighting

Michigan State University (MSU) has teamed with Philips Lighting to update greenhouse supplemental lighting on the university’s East Lansing, Michigan, campus. High-pressure sodium (HPS) lights have been the horticulture industry standard for decades, but light-emitting diodes, commonly... more »

Are you considering controlled environment agriculture?

Are you considering getting into indoor growing of vegetable crops? Is controlled environment agriculture (CEA) in your future? Many growers are looking at vegetable production in controlled environment greenhouses to help meet market demand for... more »

Ontario’s Mucci Farms honored for investments, addition

The Leamington, Ontario Chamber of Commerce has awarded Mucci Farms with the top honor in the Industrial/Manufacturing Excellence category at its annual Business Excellence Awards held Oct. 11, 2017. Mucci recently completed an addition to their strawberry... more »


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