Controlled Environment Agriculture

Mucci Farms Gains Investment From Tech Company Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises, the same company that acquired BrightFarms, has made a strategic investment in Mucci Farms, a 60-year-old controlled environment agriculture (CEA) business with a network of greenhouses for indoor-grown fruits and vegetables in Canada... more »

A new greenhouse at UC Davis will be built to protect grapevines from diseases such as red blotch disease, which can cause leaves to turn red, hamper fruit ripening and reduce wine quality. (Foundation Plant Services/UC Davis)

UC Davis Building $5.25M Greenhouse for Protection of Grapevine Collection

A new, $5.25 million greenhouse is being built on the University of California, Davis, campus to protect a vital grapevine collection from red blotch disease and other pathogens. The 14,400-square-foot greenhouse will have a vestibuled entry, be insect-proof and... more »

Revolution Farms' indoor hydorponic farm in Caledonia, Michigan. Photo: Stephen Kloosterman

Meijer Grocery Chain Fuels Product Expansion of Revolution Farms 

Revolution Farms, a controlled-environment-agriculture, hydroponic lettuce farm in Michigan, is partnering with Grand Rapids-based retailer Meijer to expand its offerings year-round across the retailer’s six-state footprint. The products include cut, whole leaf, and whole head... more »

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 »

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