Controlled Environment Agriculture

Taylor Farms Enters CEA Market with Pure Green Farms Investment

On Aug. 24, Taylor Farms announced it has entered the greenhouse growing market with an investment in Pure Green Farms. This expansion into greenhouse-grown fresh offerings will complement Taylor Farms’ existing 122,200-crop-acre field grown program... more »

iUNU Adds Two New Execs

iUNU, a Seattle based developer of AI and computer vision greenhouse management systems, recently hired Alexander Tokman as president and Dennis Riling as vice president of sales and marketing. As president,  Tokman will be responsible... more »

BrightFarms Acquired by Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises announced the acquisition of BrightFarms, an indoor farming company and provider of locally grown packaged salads. The move solidifies BrightFarms’ leadership in the indoor agriculture space and provides a strong, stable foundation committed... more »

Growing Up

The relatively new frontier of indoor vertical growing now has USDA support. A multistate team of university researchers has a four-year USDA specialty crop research initiative (SCRI) grant to study the best practices and economics... more »

Sakata vertical farming

Sakata, OnePointOne Collaborate on Vertical Farming Initiative

OnePointOne and Sakata Seed America announced a new collaboration in the acceleration of vertical farming. Together, the two leading entities will share intelligence and analysis focused on maximizing plant outputs while minimizing environmental impact. The... more »

Researchers Debut New Indoor Farming Online Resource

A free, online resource is now available that growers can use to help make their indoor farming businesses more productive and profitable. It’s a website featuring research results from six horticulture, engineering and agricultural economics... more »

Griffin Publishes 2021 CEA Catalog

Griffin, one of the largest horticultural brokers and suppliers in the United States, announced that it has added a new CEA catalog to its series of already published catalogs for the grower industry. This latest... more »

Bushel Boy Farms Names New President of Iowa Operations

Bushel Boy Farms, a producer of fresh, local, greenhouse-grown produce year-round in the upper Midwest, has named Chuck Tryon president of its operations in Owatonna, Minnesota and Mason City, Iowa. Tryon’s breadth and depth of... 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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