Controlled Environment Agriculture

CEA growers are looking for employees that have a good understanding of the different technologies used to grow healthy crops. (Photos courtesy of UDS-Causes)

Agriculture’s Economics: Are Consumers Always Happiest in Low Price Markets?

My guest today is Michelle Klieger, founder and president of Stratagerm Consulting, an agricultural consulting firm serving the global seed industry. She has worked with indoor and vertical growers on their seed selection processes. Michelle... more »

Alan Applonie

Revol Greens Names New COO

Revol Greens recently hired Alan Applonie as its Chief Operating Officer. Well-known within the produce industry, Applonie has been a fixture at one of the most respected field farming operations in the United States, Taylor... more »

Gotham Greens Announces Expansion Plans

Gotham Greens announced plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South. The company, which supplies salad greens,... more »

Sakata Debuts CEA-Focused Website

Sakata Seed America recently launched a comprehensive website (SakataCEA.com) detailing specifics of Sakata’s controlled environment agriculture (CEA) product offerings. In 2019, Sakata Seed America began to focus on an array of existing genetics that show exceptional... more »

OptimIA, AU/LAB Partner on Labor Survey for CEA Leafy Greens Production

The OptimIA team and the Urban Agriculture Laboratory (AU/LAB) have announced their partnership to determine optimal models between labor and size of greenhouses and indoor farms that produce leafy greens, while taking into account various... more »

Duets: Hydroponic Growing Systems for Small Growers

Today's guest is Paul Brentlinger, second-generation owner of CropKing Inc. in Lodi, Ohio. Paul has over 20 years of experience working with controlled environment agriculture (CEA) growers and has studied best-of-breed controlled environment and hydroponic... more »

New CEA Facility Opens in Wisconsin

Square Roots, a technology company in controlled environment agriculture, and Gordon Food Service, a food distributor in North America, recently announced the opening of a new climate-controlled, indoor farm in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “Our partnership with... more »

Duets: Research in the Exciting Sector of Controlled Environment Agriculture

Today’s guest is Jonathan Karall. Jonathan received his bachelor’s degree in plant sciences from the California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2014 with a focus in agronomic principles and practices for field-crop production. During... 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.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol

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