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Mastronardi, InterGrow partner in New York state

Mastronardi Produce, a fourth-generation family-owned commercial greenhouse grower, is expanding its U.S. network through a joint venture with Intergrow Greenhouses. Mastronardi will acquire Integrow’s greenhouse facilities and trucking business in New York state. The new... more »

University of California indoor farming survey seeks grower input

University of California researchers are seeking grower input on emerging controlled environment agriculture (CEA) trends. Greenhouse operators are encouraged to participate in the 2023 State of Controlled Environment Agriculture survey. IUNU, a technology company that... more »

BrightFarms building regional salad greenhouse hubs

BrightFarms is constructing four regional greenhouse hubs across the eastern and central U.S. BrightFarms is expanding with four new regional greenhouse hubs offering sustainably grown leafy greens to more people across... more »

Lewis Taylor Farms counters rising labor costs

Lewis Taylor Farms Inc., one of the Southeast’s largest privately-owned vegetable and greenhouse operations, battles escalating costs through in-house mechanization and efficient use of labor as well as improved methods of fighting pests and diseases.... more »

Biobest introduces automated beneficials dispenser

Biological control and pollination products provider Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help control pests such as mites. Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help... more »

Local Bounti opens Texas CEA facility

Construction of Local Bounti Corp.’s latest greenhouse in northeast Texas signals the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operator’s commitment to reduce food miles throughout the U.S., according to a news release. On Jan. 4, Local Bounti... more »

Profile Products participates in tomato trials – in space

Consider it the ultimate in controlled environment agriculture. For the first time, tomatoes are being grown at the International Space Station (ISS). The Red Robin cherry tomato plants arrived at the ISS on Nov. 26... more »

Mastronardi receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Greenhouse pioneer Paul Mastronardi, president and CEO of Mastronardi Produce, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) 31st Annual Gala and Awards Ceremony. The prestigious award recognizes an individual that... more »

Microsoft AI partnership helps reduce greenhouse labor issues

Microsoft is collaborating with Blue Radix, a company specializing in autonomous growing, to use artificial intelligence to help reduce the scarcity of crop expertise in greenhouses. Greenhouses around the world are facing a unique crisis.... more »

CEA solutions provider AdeptAg acquires automation firm

AdeptAg, the North American leader in controlled environment production solutions, has acquired Bellpark Horticulture. With the addition of Bellpark, Oberlin, Ohio-based AdeptAg expands its product offerings, sales and support further into the automated horticulture systems... more »

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