Controlled Environment Agriculture

Local Bounti to Present on Its CEA Business

Local Bounti Corporation, a controlled environment agriculture company that combines aspects of greenhouse growing and vertical farming, will participate in the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference May 18-19. Local Bounti... more »

Glenwood Valley Farms Upgrades LED Lights for Cucumber Growing

Glenwood Valley Farms recently upgraded its LED lighting to boost production at its indoor growing operation in British Columbia. The lighting system used in the expansion, Philips GreenPower LED toplighting linear, was provided by Signify,... more »

CO2Meter and Gaslab Acquisition

CO2Meter Inc. Acquires GasLab.com

CO2Meter Inc., which designs and manufactures solutions for high-quality gas detection, monitoring, and analytical use, has acquired GasLab.com, a leader in oxygen gas sensing and monitor technology. The purchase further expands on CO2Meter's leadership in... more »

Management — Growing Labor Pains, Part 3

 If you take a two-hour drive east from Chicago, you pass a mixture of suburbs, small cities and some classic Midwest family farm country. Then you get to the industrial areas of Indiana — that... more »

Ontario Plants' 45-acre (18.2 hectare) high-tech greenhouse facility in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Photos: COFRA Holding

Swiss Holding Company Acquires Ontario Plants

Young plant supplier Ontario Plants Propagation Limited has been acquired by Switzerland-based COFRA Holding, the company announced in April 26 news release. Financial details will not be disclosed, according to the news release. Founded in... more »

CEA growers are looking for employees that have a good understanding of the different technologies used to grow healthy crops. (Photos courtesy of UDS-Causes)

Agriculture’s Economics: Are Consumers Always Happiest in Low Price Markets?

My guest today is Michelle Klieger, founder and president of Stratagerm Consulting, an agricultural consulting firm serving the global seed industry. She has worked with indoor and vertical growers on their seed selection processes. Michelle... more »

Alan Applonie

Revol Greens Names New COO

Revol Greens recently hired Alan Applonie as its Chief Operating Officer. Well-known within the produce industry, Applonie has been a fixture at one of the most respected field farming operations in the United States, Taylor... more »

Gotham Greens Announces Expansion Plans

Gotham Greens announced plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South. The company, which supplies salad greens,... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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