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 »

Aquaponics for greenhouse growers forum set

A well-established Ohio aquaponics farm will share information on utilizing fish and hydroponic systems to grow produce year-round. The Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum is scheduled for 8-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in 13737... more »

BrightFarms listed among country’s fastest growing companies

Wholesale produce supplier BrightFarms was recently named one of the top 500 fastest-growing companies in America. The 36th annual Inc. 500 list ranked the company 235th among America’s fastest growing private companies. Brightfarms finances, designs, and... more »

Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers names new GM

Joe Sbrocchi will assume the general manager role at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers, effective Sept. 18. He has been active in a number of roles in the greenhouse sector for the last eight years.... more »

Leader of 175-acre high-automation greenhouse to speak at event

A leader of NatureFresh Farms' 175-acre, high-tech greenhouse will share information on the company’s work at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum Aug. 17. The forum will take place 8 - 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug.... more »

Ontario greenhouse growers concerned with proposed wage increases

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) on June 1 announced an immediate concern for the ongoing viability of their sector. "While greenhouse vegetable growers agree there is a common interest in sharing in a healthy economic... more »

BrightFarms to build greenhouse in Ohio

BrightFarms plans to build a 160,000 square-foot greenhouse in Wilmington, Ohio, creating 30 permanent green collar jobs. Slated for completion in late 2017, it will provide 1,000,000 pounds of fresh salad greens, herbs and tomatoes... more »

Cornell greenhouse IPM webinars now available

Cornell will be holding a series of short webinars on Greenhouse/High Tunnel Vegetable IPM on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. in February and March.  The intent is for each topic to be briefly covered... more »

OSU specialist eyes produce safety from greenhouse to table

Even in the dead of winter, consumers can enjoy fresh tomatoes, peppers and other produce, often thanks to the bounty from greenhouses scattered across the continent. Sanja Ilic is trying to make sure those vegetables... more »

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