Controlled Environment Agriculture

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 »

Local Bounti Opens Texas CEA Facility

Construction of Local Bounti Corp.’s latest greenhouse in northeast Texas signals the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operator’s commitment to reduce food miles throughout the U.S., according to a news release. On Jan. 4, Local Bounti... more »

40 Under 40 Perspectives: Maximizing Your Environmental Control

The time is always right to get the most out of your environmental control. In times of higher costs — labor, energy and more — you can sometimes find more savings by getting more from... more »

MSU-Led Team Studies Expansion of U.S. Culinary Herb Production

A Michigan State University-led team has received a $3.4 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to evaluate the profitability and environmental sustainability of fresh-cut and potted culinary herbs produced in controlled environments. The funding... more »

USDA Ag Census

USDA to Now Measure Hemp in Agriculture Census

The 2022 Census of Agriculture launched in November, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mailing survey codes to all known agriculture producers across the 50 states with an invitation to respond online at agcounts.usda.gov.... more »

NASA Will Grow Tomatoes in Space Aboard ISS

In a historic moment that could impact the future of food production, tomatoes will be grown in space for the first time thanks to two technologies from Profile Products. The Red Robin tomato trials, which... more »

Texas A&M AgriLife Grant Will Identify CEA Priorities

Texas A&M AgriLife Research received a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that could guide federal investment in controlled environment agriculture production in Texas and the U.S. The urban agriculture advisory committee funded through the grant will... more »

Qfresh Lab Joins CEA Alliance

Qfresh Lab, a produce post-harvest quality testing and modified atmosphere packaging design company, announces that it is the first company to join the newly expanded CEA Alliance. “As indoor produce continues to expand across the... more »