Controlled Environment Agriculture

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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Technically Speaking: The importance of transpiration

Transpiration is the process of water movement from the roots to the shoots of plants. Just like photosynthesis and respiration, it is a requisite function for plant growth. In this article, the specific functions of... more »

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Dr. Bugs: How does growing medium affect nematodes?

Question Can you please provide information on how the growing medium can affect Steinernema feltiae? Answer Steinernema feltiae is an entomopathogenic nematode used in greenhouse production systems to manage fungus gnat, Bradysia spp., larval populations... more »

Signify, Wageningen University & Research collaborate on demonstration center

Signify and Wageningen University & Research have extended its collaboration in the Innovation & Demonstration Center in Bleiswijk for the application of Philips GreenPower LED lighting in horticulture (IDC-LED). This partnership will allow research into... more »

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Sollum Technologies launches research program SEARCH 1

Sollum Technologies has launched a research program named S.E.A.R.C.H 1, in which it will partner with research centers and universities across the U.S. The program named S.E.A.R.C.H. 1 is designed to enable researchers and institutions... more »

AMCO Produce selects Sollum Technologies Dynamic

For more than 40 years, AMCO Produce has been a leader in fresh produce production due to its high standards of operation at all levels, from cultivation to distribution. Striving to continually improve their business,... more »

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Chat Room — August 2023

This month, we asked you, our readers, about controlled environment technology, greenhouse lighting systems and climate control options. Take our current Chat Room survey here. For an enhanced reading experience, view this article in our... more »