Controlled Environment Agriculture

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 »

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Duets: Greenhouse energy curtains

Peter Konjoian had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Julie Dean, vice president and third-generation co-owner of Wadsworth Control Systems in Arvada, Colorado, about energy curtains. Julie has a Bachelor of Fine Arts... more »

CEA Alliance hosts workshop on the future of indoor grown produce

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Alliance (CEA Alliance) is hosting a workshop called The Retail Future of Indoor Grown Produce at 11 a.m. on Dec. 6 at the New York Produce Show. From enormous high-tech greenhouses... more »

AgroFresh’s Control-Tec product line attains CAAE certification

AgroFresh Solutions Inc., a company specializing in AgTech innovation in post-harvest produce freshness and quality solutions, announced that certain solutions from its Control-Tec equipment line have received the esteemed CAAE certification. The CAAE certification is one of... more »

CEA Alliance applauds bipartisan amendment

The CEA Alliance applauded the inclusion of a bipartisan amendment led by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) to restore funding to the USDA’s Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production as part of... more »

CEA Alliance publishes food safety best practices

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Alliance has published a new best practices document called Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for Controlled Environment Agriculture Produce Production of Leafy Greens and Herbs. The document provides guidance in all... more »

USDA offers Controlled Environment program for 2024

The USDA has announced a new crop insurance program designed for agricultural producers who use controlled environments in their operations. The new Controlled Environment program from USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is specifically for plants... more »

Alliances and Innovation headline 2nd annual edition of CEA Summit East in Virginia

Building alliances, sharing information and forging new connections were key themes that drove the Sep. 19-20, 2023, edition of the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Summit East held at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research... 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.
FlogelKrystal
WorkentineJaclyn
PantojaPitaAlejandro
AllenTanner
ArmstrongJacki
LaraLaura
StokesHans
RuschJared
KnauerRyan