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USDA awards $3.77million grant for CEA research

The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) is leading a research and development project to help greenhouse growers create the most ideal growing environment using real-time data and climate optimization... more »

Indoor farming seminar emphasizes sustainability

A web seminar on indoor farming systems will emphasize their value as sustainable food systems. The hour-long seminar, 2 p.m. Eastern, Sept. 8, is sponsored by SmartBrief, and features Rick Vanzura, CEO of Freight Farms,... more »

Fresh produce association forms CEA leadership council

The International Fresh Produce Association is forming a leadership council focused on Controlled Environment Agriculture. The volunteer council, led by Abby Prior, chief commercial officer at Bright Farms, and Vonnie Estes, vice president of agfood... more »

Friðheimar grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

It’s hard to believe that a remote Icelandic agritourism business could draw 180,000 visitors – half of the country’s population – in a year, but in 2019 it did. Iceland is more known for its... more »

Former United Fresh CEO to lead CEA Food Safety Coalition

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Food Safety Coalition (CEA FSC) has retained The Stenzel Group LLC to provide management services, appointing former United Fresh Produce Association President and CEO Tom Stenzel as its new executive director.... more »

CEA Summit East features the latest in indoor, greenhouse growing

Indoor Ag-Con and the Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center have partnered to launch CEA Summit East, bringing industry and academia together to share research and business strategies, and build partnerships to drive future growth for the sector. The... more »

Lipman Family Farms adds 75-acre greenhouse in Mexico

With the goal of being North America’s largest integrated network of growers, value-added partners, and solution providers in fresh produce, Lipman Family Farms continues to solidify scope through strategic growth. The tomato and vegetable supplier,... more »

MSU CANR receives state funding for greenhouse updates

With the passage of higher education spending by the Michigan legislature, Michigan State University will receive $53 million in state funding to update the university’s dairy and greenhouse facilities. Governor Gretchen Whitmer has yet to... more »

Koidra raises $4.5M seed funding for IA greenhouses

Koidra, an intelligent automation (IA) platform company based out of Seattle, has raised $4.5 million in its seed round. Ospraie Ag Science (OAS) led this round of funding, with participation from Amritam Holdings, Cavallo Ventures,... more »

UbiQD shares new case studies for greenhouse light optimization

UbiQD, Inc., a New Mexico-based deep tech company specializing in nanomaterials innovation, announced Feb. 11 that it has released new plant trial data and launched a new website for its greenhouse industry-focused brand. UbiGro incorporates... more »

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