Controlled Environment Agriculture

Managing Air Temperature for Specialty Leafy Greens

Greenhouse and controlled-environment production of food crops is increasingly popular among consumers. Specifically, specialty leafy greens including arugula (Eruca sativa), kale (Brassica oleracea), pac choi (Brassica rapa var. chinensis) and Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) are... more »

Sakata Creates CEA Department

Sakata Seed America has announced the formation of a controlled environment agriculture (CEA) department. This new department will focus on indoor agriculture, a growing segment of the produce industry that focuses both on traditional greenhouse... more »

New Venture by Bayer and Temasek Focuses on Vertical Farming Innovations

Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment arm of Bayer AG, and  Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore, announced the joint investment and formation of a new company, Unfold. The new venture will focus... more »

leafy greens

Fertilizing Specialty Leafy Greens

Leafy greens are some of the most popular crops to grow hydroponically. They are popular with consumers, have a quick crop time, and don’t require specialized structures like trellises or a high gutter height. Specialty... more »

Organic Association Adds Support to New USDA Rule

On July 8, the Organic Trade Association issued a statement welcoming  USDA’s efforts to boost the integrity of the global organic market through its Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) Proposed Rule, soon to be published in... more »

PMA Fresh Summit to Go Virtual in October

On June 30, the Produce Marketing Association announced its 2020 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo will be a virtual experience instead of an onsite event in Dallas, Texas. It will take place Oct. 13-15. In a... more »

Webinar to Address CEA Workforce Challenges

Researchers from Cornell University will present a free, one-hour webinar on "CEA Workforce Development Study: What Makes a Successful Indoor Farmer Operations Manager?" on June 18, at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will be presented... more »

PMA to Host Virtual Town Hall for Members

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) will host a Virtual Town Hall for members on March 25, at 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The Virtual Town Hall: Industry Responds to COVID-19 will be the first in a series of virtual meetings to provide expert insights and cross-industry... more »

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