Controlled Environment Agriculture

Indoor Ag-Con announces keynote line up

Indoor Ag-Con announced its third keynote address, “Leader Insights: Charting the Future Landscape of Controlled Environment Agriculture,” led by industry veterans on Monday, March 11 at 11 a.m. The keynote will feature moderator, Daniel Malech,... more »

Walter Stark launches consulting business, website focusing on CEA

Walter Stark has launched a new website in concert with his business, Walter Stark Consulting. The company’s focus is on CEA and the website reflects Stark’s extensive expertise in cooling, heating and dehumidification technology, highlighting... more »

Project looks at pathogen risks, sanitation for CEA

Controlled environment agriculture (CEA) continues to grow in popularity worldwide, but little research has been conducted into potential pathogen risks and sanitation practices. Ana Allende, Ph.D., with the CEBAS-CSIC in Spain, is leading a project... more »

IUNU gears up for growth with new sales leader

IUNU, a leading automation provider in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), announced the appointment of Don Cronin as its new vice president of sales, marking a shift towards accelerated growth and market expansion. This move comes... more »

CEA Alliance hosts webinar on energy management

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Alliance (CEA Alliance) will host its first webinar of 2024. “You Can’t Buy Power the Way You Buy Paper! Using Energy as a Competitive Advantage” is a free webinar that will... more »

Maximizing the greenhouse

Manufacturing greenhouse automation systems since 1985, Climate Control Systems Inc. has three flagship products helping growers maximize crop yields, improve water conservation and energy efficiency for commercial greenhouse operations across the globe. The company provides... more »

Technically Speaking: Crop acclimation

Plants are sessile organisms, meaning they can’t relocate when growing conditions become unfavorable. Thus, plants have developed mechanisms to perceive and acclimate to the environment so they can tolerate adverse conditions (to a point, of... more »

Striving for optimal greenhouse control

After labor costs, energy is typically the second largest expense in greenhouse crop production. Mechanization and automation can help reduce labor requirements as long as the technology is cost-effective. The economics of such technology investments... more »