Controlled Environment Agriculture

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Are you interested in controlled environment agriculture (CEA)? Are you currently (or are you considering) growing vegetable crops in your greenhouses? Are you looking for the right greenhouse lighting solutions to help grow those vegetable... more »

Start-Up Builds First Fully Autonomous Farm

After years of research and development, Iron Ox, a California-based technology startup, has announced it is launching the world's first autonomous farm in San Carlos and will start selling its produce soon. The hydroponic indoor... more »

Keep It Clean

For controlled environment agriculture (CEA) growers and ornamental growers, the sanitation needs are the same: Preventing the introduction of pests (pathogens, insects and mites) from new plant material entering the greenhouse, preventing the spread of... more »

Growing Better Greenhouse Microgreens

(To see larger versions of the images, click here to access a .pdf file of this article) The recent popularity of microgreens in the culinary scene has proven to be a potential source of significant... more »

Technology and Automation Help Grow Produce and Profits

John McMahon, founder and farm manager at Schuyler Greens Co. in Schuyler, Virginia, grew up on a farm and knew he wanted to eventually start his own growing operation. “The reason I decided to focus... more »

Lighting Considerations for Controlled Environment Agriculture

There are several reasons why controlled environment agriculture is increasing in popularity. Undoubtedly, advances in lighting technology have been one of the factors contributing to this industry’s popularity and success. Whether it is to increase... more »

Managing Humidity in the Greenhouse

Too much humidity in a greenhouse is trouble. Splashing from condensate dripping from the ceiling can spread diseases. Water puddles on the greenhouse floor promote algae growth, are insect breeding grounds, and a safety hazard... more »

GLASE Consortium to Meet Next Month in New York

The first meeting of the Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium will take place Nov. 5, 2018, in Ithaca, New York. The theme for the meeting is to discuss guidelines for controlled environment agriculture... more »

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