Controlled Environment Agriculture

Electrification impacts on indoor farming and controlled environments

The primary strategy of local, state and national governments to address climate change is rapid electrification of building heating and cooling, hot water and the transportation sectors. Simultaneously, the electrical generation mix will gradually transition... more »

Picking the right solution for climate control

The commercial greenhouse business is booming. According to Precedence Research, the global commercial greenhouse market size is expected to hit around $78.9 billion by 2030. In 2022, the market size hit $38.11 billion. Other key... more »

Growers invited to take 2023 CEA survey

Greenhouse operators are encouraged to participate in the 2023 State of Controlled Environment Agriculture survey. IUNU, a technology company that specializes in AI and computer vision solutions for the agriculture industry, and the University of California... more »

Voshol joins GreenV group

 Voshol, supplier of advanced climate control systems (heating, isolation and electrical engineering) for the global greenhouse horticulture industry, will join GreenV, an internationally operating group of horticulture suppliers, with both its companies: Voshol Warmte- en... more »

Four More Executives Join Indoor Ag-Con Keynote Lineup

Indoor Ag-Con has announced the latest addition to its headliner keynote schedule for the upcoming edition at Caesars Forum. Titled “The Ever-Changing Business Model of Controlled Environment Agriculture Farming,” this keynote panel will be moderated... more »


5 Universities Partner on USDA Grant on Culinary Herbs

Late last year, Michigan State University received a $3.4 million USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) grant to evaluate the profitability and environmental sustainability of fresh-cut and potted culinary herbs produced in controlled environments (greenhouses... more »

Universities, Companies Team Up on CEA Study

Commercial horticultural supplier Hort Americas has joined The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES); Rutgers University; Cornell University; the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Ag Center (CEAC); and Koidra on... more »

GLASE Presents Webinar on the Latest in CEA

On Feb. 1, GLASE presented a webinar on the latest innovations and practices in controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The presentation is free to all and has been recorded. Controlled environment agriculture is an energy intensive... more »