• Wireless technology in greenhouse or in open fields, even with no electricity

    Lualtek develops wireless radio systems to remotely monitor greenhouses

    With a technology that does not need to be connected to the electrical grid, greenhouse activities can be managed, monitored and programmed. This is possible thanks to LoRaWAN, a wireless radio system that communicates data over long distances without the need for an Internet connection. Luca Occhipinti showing…

    10 ha German project split in two because of height differences

    For half a year now, not much has been heard about the plans to build an XXL greenhouse for tomatoes and peppers with an area of around 100,000 m2 on a former coal mine site…

    Indian capsicum exporters focus on domestic market due to pandemic

    “We’ll have to wait for the right time to start exporting again”

    Indian fruit trader Triangle Farms has a focus on colored capsicum, and is working on exporting their produce again once the pandemic is under control, says Mohan Urs, COO of the company: “Triangle Farms’ aim is to supply colored capsicum 365 days per year to our customers. Our infrastructure is designed…

    "Sustainability is important to us" - more than just a phrase for soft fruit propagator

    Anyone driving into the parking lot at Van der Avoird Trayplant in Bavel in Brabant will immediately see a lot of green. Looks nice and fresh, you might think - but for the producer of strawberry and raspberry youngplants, it's more than that. "It's important that this is a nice place to work but the…

    Stuart Thomson - Dyson Farming

    "By extending the UK season we avoid the unnecessary food miles from imported strawberries at this time of year.”

    Dyson Farming has picked the first strawberries from its new 15-acre glasshouse in Carrington, Lincolnshire. The 424m long glasshouse is powered with renewable electricity and surplus heat from Dyson Farming’s adjacent anaerobic digester. Currently 6 hectares of strawberries are planted. The Spring…

    Nijs van Zuilen, Berrybrothers, about the early start of the Dutch redcurrant, raspberry season

    "Our new greenhouses mean we can meet the early demand for redcurrants, raspberries even better"

    The redcurrant and raspberry season has begun at Berrybrothers in the Netherlands. "We've invested in a new, modern, 2.3-hectare greenhouse for redcurrant cultivation. We grow Junifer redcurrants in it. These have been outside during the winter to get the necessary cold hours. We placed them in the…

    The multiple advantages of having soilless strawberry crops on three rows

    "Soilless strawberry crops are now more common in Italy than they used to be, but it is still rare to find them on three rows. We set up soil-less systems with three adjustable eave rows, positioned so plants are never in the shade thus maintaining the same productivity levels," reports Giusy Carrera,…

    Al Dahra BayWa once again harvests tomatoes in the desert

    New beginning for UAE greenhouse following natural disaster

    Al Dahra BayWa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has harvested its first tomatoes at its climate-controlled greenhouse, just over a year after it was destroyed in a natural disaster. This first harvest, following the facility’s reconstruction, marks a new beginning, having been built on the proverbial…

    “We are striving to start the British season earlier, without using gas fuelled greenhouses”

    As one of the biggest soft fruit producers in the United Kingdom, the team at Hall Hunter is always looking for new ways of growing and innovations that grow their market and sustain their business. Heating their tunnels with a river source heat pump matches these goals perfectly. “This heat exchange has…

    Svegro started a pilot project for AI-controlled cultivation in the greenhouse on Färingsö outside Stockholm

    "The pilot project was very successful"

    For six months, a large study on basil was carried out together with the consulting company Codon Consulting. The experiments could, among other things, identify deviations in…

    The opinion of a biologist nutritionist

    Strawberries grown through hydroponics and aeroponics are selling very well

    "With a total area of 600 square meters (three times more than last year) and a production calendar that runs from January to June, we grow strawberries using the NFT hydroponic technique and vertical aeroponics. The result is strawberries that can be grown quickly and not only because they are…

    Greenhouse strawberry season Ukraine started two weeks later than last year

    The Ukrainian greenhouse strawberry season started two weeks later than in 2020, in line with earlier forecasts. Today, producers of the southern regions of Ukraine are…

    "We'll be plastic-free and carbon-neutral within 15 years"

    In the spirit of the official 2021 Earth Day theme restore our earth, Edible Garden pledged to pursue the elimination of plastic from its supply chain by 2030 and become the first greenhouse enterprise to be carbon neutral by 2035. Headquartered in?Belvidere, NJ, Edible Garden partners with a network of…

    USDA and greenhouse grower work together to supply leafy greens

    Sparrows Point, Md., is home to a sustainable greenhouse that is changing the way we grow produce in cities across America. Gotham Greens’ climate-controlled facility is supplying grocery stores throughout the region with fresh produce such as leafy greens and herbs while using a fraction of the natural…

    France: performance and innovation for the Tenairlux© photovoltaic greenhouse

    An independent producer of renewable energies and 2nd actor in solar energy in France, Tenergie (Meyreuil, 100 employees, 207 million euros [249 million USD] in revenue) has…

    Henk van Doorne, Van Doorne Imex, the Netherlands:

    "Lettuce market improves slightly, first greenhouse fennel available next week"

    One swallow doesn't make a summer. But yesterday, Henk van Doorne of Van Doorne Imex did hear these birds chirping for the first time this year. They're back in his barn in the Netherlands. That's a spring tradition, just like the first greenhouse fennel. Henk's not growing this himself this year. From next week,…

    Massive upscale planned for Tomberry tomato brand after successful launch in Australia

    The company that brought "the world’s smallest tomatoes” to Australia says the demand is so high for the product that the company has had to significantly upscale. The unique brand was launched into the Australian market last year, and Oliver Draganovic from Edison says they have experienced incredible…

    "Our clipping system and bio twines are the perfect marriage to not use plastics at all"

    Ka-chunk. Ka-chunk. Ka-chunk. A soft and rhythmic sound arises from the pipe rail trolley in a cucumber greenhouse in Germany. The same sound can be heard in a Mexican tomato greenhouse, where a worker on stilts stands between the tomato plants. And also in Spain the rhythm is found, in pepper…

    Freshuelva

    Huelva is expected to produce about 250,000 tons of strawberry in this campaign

    Freshuelva estimates that Huelva will produce and market some 250,000 tons of strawberries in this campaign; a very similar amount to the production of 2020. Rafael Dominguez,…

    LED installation for pink tomatoes in Poland

    "Project with 100% LED on a large scale in our greenhouse was a success"

    Piotr Kociszewski's farm, which is part of the VegaPOL Group, has a greenhouse complex of 6 hectares, of which about 2 hectares are equipped with an LED supplementary lighting system with an output of up to 260 μmol/s/sqm. This is the first project of this size with such a powerful supplementary lighting…

    Discussing sustainable growth in Dutch greenhouses

    The third video of "the Sustainable Series" has been delayed due to corona prevention measures in place during recent months, but it’s finally here! The video features René Kalter, cucumber grower, and Norman van Domburg, Sourcing Manager at Valstar, discussing sustainable cultivation in Dutch…

    The personal experience of the agronomist Álvaro Villalba

    Are hydroponics profitable?

    Many farmers wonder what the productive difference is between hydroponics or soil cultivation, beyond the need to avoid edaphological limitations. In this sense, we have consulted álvaro Villalba, Projar's expert in hydroponic cultivation: “Soilless crops offer harvests up to 50% higher in the first year. In this way, although…

    Salad line wins best new product award at CPMA

    The Star Group has won Best New Product at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) 95th annual Fresh Week with Inspired Salads. The Superfood Salad is part of the Inspired Salads line that won Best New Product at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) 95th annual Fresh Week.? "Our…

    Pablo Ricaud, Rising Farms:

    "We want to become the biggest in Mexico"

    The ambitions of the Rising Farms team are impressive. The young company wants to become the biggest grower in Mexico – not just by growing tomatoes, but also by introducing new products to the Mexican horticultural industry. In order to reach this goal and to scale their greenhouse business rapidly,…

    Canadian greenhouse grower expands strawberry acreage

    Nature Fresh Farms is moving forward in expanding its commodities into the berry category with more acreage dedicated to a strawberry program. With help from its longstanding growing partner Cielo Vista, the greenhouse grower will expand its strawberry farm from one to 16 acres, planned to be completed…

    Who is the winner of this year's CPMA Packaging Innovation Award?

    Mucci Farms announces it has been awarded the Packaging Innovation Award for the new Naked Leaf Living Basil Sleeve at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 2021 Annual Convention and Trade Show. The 95th CPMA show is held in a virtual format featuring exhibitors from across the North American…

    Crowd investment campaign for hydroponic greenhouse kits

    There's a new opportunity for investors with interest in the agricultural industry. The Israeli company TAPKIT hydroponic systems has launched a crowd investment campaign. With over 30 successful installations word-wide, the company wants to upscale their business. "We are already selling on a consistent…

    WayBeyond - New Zealand

    Solutions for growers to not only become economically sustainable but reduce food waste

    A New Zealand-based agritech solutions company says even changing an element of the way a fruit and vegetable business is run can greatly lead to the reduction in food waste and improve sustainability. Speaking at the recent MobileTECH Ag conference in Rotorua, WayBeyond Chief Technology Officer Jonathan…

    France: Photovoltaic solar power plant to protect asparagus from the cold

    In Mallemort (Bouches-du-Rh?ne department), Laurent Chabert grows asparagus in a photovoltaic greenhouse of 3 hectares. The crops are therefore protected from the cold, as the…

    Inci Dannenberg, Bayer:

    "Technology to help growers seize glasshouse opportunities"

    Although there are differences between the European and the American glasshouse industry, with one focusing more on the retail market and the other one traditionally being focused on the foodservice, opportunities for glasshouse growers abound, says Inci Dannenberg, the new Global Head of Vegetable Seeds…

    Square Roots

    Kimbal Musk's mission to bring responsibly-grown local food to everyone in America

    Square Roots deploys its latest indoor farm in Michigan

    To meet rapidly increasing demand for locally-grown produce, Square Roots is announcing its newest indoor farm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Square Roots broke ground in late December and planted the first seeds in March, three months later. Now the company is preparing for the first harvest, where its…

    NatureSmart – Wilene Burger

    Fresh marketer connects Namibia and South Africa

    NatureSmart was established last year to facilitate the growing fresh produce trade between Namibia and South Africa. It makes sense for Namibian growers to enter the South African market since labour and pack-at-source costs are much lower in Namibia than in South Africa. “We've ended our first year on…

    24 acre greenhouse to rise in Georgia

    Pete's plans project in Peach County

    Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Pete’s, a long-time, California-based greenhouse grower, will invest $18 million in opening their first eastern U.S. indoor, controlled environment agriculture facility in Warner Robins in Peach County, Georgia. “Agriculture is our top industry, and Pete’s will…

    Shortage of snacking tomatoes and abundance of round tomatoes in North America

    Coming out of the winter season, supplies of tomatoes are ample. “We’ve seen an abundance of larger round tomatoes--beefsteak, tomatoes on the vine (TOV) and that’s been the case for about six weeks,” says Ryan Cherry of Delta, BC-based Windset Farms. It seems that regions producing tomatoes, including…

    500,000 sq. ft.

    Expansion amidst the pandemic for aquaponic grower

    Springworks announced plans to add 500,000 additional square feet of greenhouse space. The sizeable expansion will sustainably serve the Maine farm’s largest customers, Whole…

    Root-Pro, developed by Gadot Agro

    Boosting plants' resilience with new formulation

    Plants need a healthy environment in which to grow. Soil fungi can be harmful to plants, as they may restrict proper root development and nutrient uptake. Growers make great efforts to protect young plants against these pathogens. Gadot Agro from Israel has developed a?new formulation called?Root-Pro?, which…

    "Dutch-style greenhouse vegetables will create a lasting impact on Chinese market"

    Jaguar The Fresh Company is proud to announce that with immediate effect, Leopard Fruit Trading (Shanghai), a 100% subsidiary of Jaguar, and FoodVentures China, have entered into an agreement for the marketing and sales of fresh produce grown by a new FoodVentures project in Shanghai. FoodVentures will…

    Baby spinach to grow in new high-tech US greenhouse

    Element Farms has completed all phases of construction and onboarding at its first facility and has revealed its plans for expansion: a 2.5-acre spinach greenhouse designed with the exact specs for growing free baby spinach all year round. Element Farms already grows over half a million pounds of…

    Southern Exposure, April 6-8

    Mucci Farms launches mushroom collection and presents new sustainable packaging options

    This week, the Southern Exposure tradeshow will be held in hybrid format. Exhibitors as well as attendees will be given the opportunity to choose between an online or an in-person experience. One of the companies exhibiting at the show is Mucci Farms. The team will be in Orlando to meet and greet…

    Temperature control and light management

    Arrigoni’s thermo-reflective mesh improves productivity

    High temperatures need no longer be a threat that can compromise quality and create unpleasant working conditions. Arrigoni, an international leader in the production of technical fabrics for agriculture, offers Prisma? thermo-reflective mesh, a hi-tech solution tested in the field to protect crops and…

    Greenhouse tomato markets to strengthen?

    The market on greenhouse tomatoes is anticipated to pick up.? “The tomato market has been low for the last two months. We have been focusing on serving our core customers. Not only…

    largest greenhouse in North America: 77-acre

    Construction completed on Pomas Farms

    After having a record-breaking 2020, South Essex Fabricating is continuing its upward trajectory, as the Canadian greenhouse manufacturer recently finished its work with Pomas Farms in Leamington, ON. After building the massive 77-acre expansion, Pomas Farms has effectively doubled its area to become the…

    Partnership to advance blueberry and caneberry production in vertical farms

    AeroFarms, a certified B Corporation working in vertical farming, and Hortifrut S.A., a certified B Corporation in Chile and a global business in berries marketing,…

    GKE Corporation

    Singapore

    GKE Corp to expand agri operations with newly obtained farm licence

    GKE Corp has been granted a farm licence for its subsidiary GKE Agritech to grow and sell agricultural produce commercially in Singapore. The integrated warehousing and logistics solutions provider has stated it received approval from the Singapore Food Agency for its farm licence application on March…

    "NZ has a very good name as a market leader and agriculture innovator, so they will give companies the time and listen"

    New Zealand has a huge tech opportunity in the Middle East's growing horticulture industry

    An international consulting company says New Zealand has a real opportunity to be a partner of choice with the Middle East in providing "world-leading agritech solutions" to a growing agriculture sector. Alpha Kennedy, from Prime Consulting International, told delegates at the MobileTECH Ag event in…

    Strawberry cultivation in southern Italy

    Marisol strawberries perform well in soilless crops

    When you grow 80 thousand soilless plants, you truly get an idea of how a crop reacts. Stefano Agnello's company planted Marisol strawberries five years ago "and will continue doing so for a long time, as results when it comes to yields and quality are extremely satisfactory. What is more, shelf-life is…

    Lettuce grower launches new product line

    "Consumer demand for a safer alternative"

    Expanding what is already one of the most diverse greenhouse baby leaf and head lettuce portfolios on the market, Revol Greens is adding a large-scale chopped romaine program with three new retail varieties available at select retailers throughout the Midwest. There also will be channel-specific…

    Bart Leemans start new business, Bal073, in the Netherlands:

    “The foodservice market plays by different rules”

    Getting the ball rolling. That's what Bart Leemans plans to do with his new company, Bal073, in the Netherlands. Bart has years of experience in the foodservice sector. Now,…

    Diego Martínez, crop planning manager at Agromediterránea:

    "We got the sweet corn season to start two months earlier by growing it in greenhouses."

    Greenhouse cultivation is making it possible to extend the sweet corn campaign in Spain. This is a vegetable with certain light and temperature requirements that seasonally limited the start of its production to the summer, but thanks to the conditions provided by protected plots, it has become possible…

    Transparent solar cells to power greenhouses

    More and more fruit and vegetables are now grown in greenhouses. However, the challenge posed by this cultivation method remains the supply of energy to the structure in order…

    Development of vertical farms in France: Jungle raises 42 million euros

    The French start-up Jungle has raised 42 million euros [50 million USD] to develop three vertical farms in France. Created in 2016 by Gilles Dreyfus and Nicolas Séguy, Jungle develops vertical farms for the production of aromatic herbs, salads, micro-sprouts and flowers for the food and perfume industry.…

    Victory for hydroponic growers

    Judge rules: This lettuce can be organic

    Good news for the organic growers of the US. Or at least, for the organic hydroponic growers of the US. The U.S. District Court in San Francisco has affirmed the legality of U.S. Department of Agriculture certification of organic hydroponic operations. This means that the organic label can be used for…

    L'Insalata dell'Orto

    Sales have started for fresh-cut PGI salad from Lusia

    The sale of PGI salad from Lusia in fresh-cut bags from L'Insalata dell'Orto has started. The product was designed for big retail chains and is available in 150 gram bags. A lot of thought was put into the packaging so as to attract consumers and provide them with as much information as possible at a…

    Tahiti: a farm producing fruit and vegetables all year round

    In Taravao, French Polynesia, a farm produces fruit and vegetables all year round using a method of cultivation above ground: aquaponics. This method is based on an autonomous…

    Solarenn: launch of the strawberry season for Delphine Diot

    The strawberry season has started for Delphine Diot, a strawberry grower in the French town of Chavagne. For Delphine, her team and the Solarenn cooperative (Saint-Armel), the strawberry marathon has begun in order to harvest the 42 tons of gariguettes between March and July! Delphine Diot, whose parents…

    SP Soluciones Agricolas quadrupled its sales of coconut fiber substrate in 2020

    Hydroponic strawberry cultivation in Huelva increases because of the lack of labor

    Huelva strawberry producers have opted more and more for hydroponic cultivation in recent years in response to various factors, including the lack of labor and the…

    Chefs maximize the versatility of cress

    It can sit on the plate next to a steak as a punchy side salad. It can be whirled into a pesto. It can be lightly sautéed along with fresh spring vegetables and tossed into a pasta. When it comes to the leafy green Cress from the Coaldale, AB-based Whole Leaf Greenhouse, there are numerous things chefs…

    Novagric offers comprehensive projects for sustainable, high-yielding agriculture

    Looije's production volume grew by 14% in 2020

    The difficulties and new challenges that have arisen as a result of the spread of the coronavirus have not stopped the producer organization Looije SL, which closed the year 2020 with a 14% growth in its production volume. The company, specialized in the marketing of cherry tomatoes, has managed to…

    Study concludes that it's possible to grow produce in greenhouses with semi-transparent solar panels

    A new study published in the Cell Reports Physical Science?journal has proved that it's possible to use semi-transparent solar panels, which are specifically designed to only…

    Combimetal Carrera: "No more concrete poles or difficulties in tying branches."

    An innovative umbrella-shaped structure for growing kiwis

    "With the arrival of new varieties of kiwi in our area, there was a need to have a structure that could support both the net and the plastic, as well as the weight of the plant in full production, thus ensuring greater control of the growing conditions and also facilitating harvesting. Assisted by a…

    The solution by Vivai Magalotti Quarto guarantees the health of plants

    Innovation in growing kiwi plants above ground

    In order to increase the health of the plants and to reduce transplanting stress to zero, kiwi plants can be grown in 6-liter phytocells made of coconut fiber. This is the solution offered by the nursery company Magalotti Quarto, which is already in its third year of production. Corrado Arigliani showing…

    Joseph Sbrocchi of Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers:

    “We expect a near 7.5% increase in greenhouse acreage before the year’s end”

    The popularity and volume of greenhouse grown products on the market are on the rise, says Joseph Sbrocchi, General Manager of Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers. This not-for-profit organization, which was formed in 1967, represents approximately 220 members who grow greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers and…

    Idroterm Serre

    Ongoing investments for protected crops

    "We produce greenhouses complete with foundations and systems. Despite everything, 2020 was a positive year and we have worked a lot, especially on the most innovative fronts," reports Andrea Mariani, engineer at Idroterm Serre. "Indoor farming, vertical farming, soilless cultivation, agriculture 4.0 -…

    Brinkman

    Maximize yield with the right advice and equipment

    Brinkman Australia a division of global horticultural specialists Royal Brinkman, supplier of professional horticultural products and services are bringing growers across the country more in line with trends and developments from around the globe. "Our goal is to assist growers towards creating fully…

    Juan Labastida, Enza Zaden Mexico:

    “Growth is the word that describes Mexican horticulture best”

    “Growth is the word that would describe recent developments in Mexican horticulture best,” says Juan Labastida with Enza Zaden Mexico, adding that consumer demand has been the biggest boost for the growth of the sector. Recently, the breeding company announced a collaboration with Mexican seed…

    TomaTech research team continues its work and is optimistic about the future

    New tomato varieties in the fight against ToBRFV

    The Israeli based company TomaTech is making great progress in the fight against ToBRFV. Starting next season, commercial varieties with intermediate resistance will be available. These include date tomatoes, midi plum and a number of colored varieties, both loose and on the vine. This variety renewal starts…

    Copadel

    “At the moment, prices are very low”

    Based in the French town of Chateaurenard, Copadel grows and sells, from its own production and in collaboration with other local producers from the Bouches-du-Rh?ne, Vaucluse and Gard, 15,000 tons of fruit and vegetables per year: salads, asparagus, zucchinis, apricots, cherries, table grapes (Muscat of…

    Erik de Jong (Jongfresh): "Specials sales still lagging"

    Dutch grower's greenhouse in production after strange corona year

    Last year, Dutch radish grower, Jongfresh, decided to expand. They decided to build a new greenhouse (1,5 hectares of a seven-hectare total) and a 4.000m2 processing facility. Little did they know what kind of year lay ahead. "Things didn't turn out quite as we'd hoped," Erik de Jong says, understating…

    Figs gaining ground in Almeria's greenhouses

    The acreage devoted to fig cultivation in Spain is growing as the demand for the fruit continues to increase across Europe. In countries such as Germany, for example, they are…

    25-acre tomato/strawberry greenhouse expansion for Ontario grower

    With the increasing demand for locally grown greenhouse produce, DelFrescoPure? announces phase 1 its 25-acre greenhouse production expansion. The expansion will be in full production by September 2021 to fulfill demand for Ontario greenhouse-grown tomatoes and strawberries for 2021-2022 winter…

    Idromeccanica Lucchini

    Greenhouse for organic crops

    Organic cultivation is based on the natural fertility of the soil, without using synthetic substances or GMOs, and it only employs natural elements (such as manure and compost) that do not alter the integrity of the soil. The purpose is to supply consumers with products entirely free from synthetic chemicals while at the same…

    Equilibrium capital and Houweling’s Group announce LED investment and expansion

    "Ideal opportunity to support agricultural business in Utah"

    Equilibrium Capital and Houweling’s Group are continuing to enhance their sustainability profile with the announcement of an investment to retrofit their existing 28-acre Utah greenhouse with an advanced, hybrid LED system. The project, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Power, Hortipar Lighting…

    Dovizio F1, higher production, sustainability and quality for all

    A vine tomato that doesn't de-stem, is tasty and with high yields

    "We are directing our production towards a variety of vine tomatoes developed for a long-term cultivation. This has led to the creation of Dovizio F1, a cherry tomato which is suitable for transplanting from the end of August until spring, thus providing the conditions for a year-round production," said…

    Growing at a healthy rate with Intergrow Greenhouses

    It's a good thing that the foundations and the underground pipework of Intergrow's new greenhouse were already put into place last autumn, because with current temperatures of -5oC it’s no fun digging into the ground. Thankfully the greenhouse builders were able to progress rapidly and within a fortnight…

    Flavorite Group & Murphy Glasshouse businesses merge

    The Flavorite Group are pleased to announce the merger of their business with the Murphy family businesses in Victoria, formerly known as Murphy Fresh (Mansfield) and Tatura Fresh (Tatura).? Since the July 2020 consolidation of the Flavorite entities into the Flavorite Group in collaboration with Roc Partners,…

    Students pivot their business and build a vertical farm in their parents’ cellar

    In 2017, Lucas and Brieuc, two Belgian students started a business called Good Move. This company has now gone in a new direction. Until early 2020, Good Move produced cold-pressed, organic fruit and vegetable juices. But then the COVID-19 pandemic broke out and upset the apple cart. “The European…

    Georgia: GlenBerries presents greenhouse and flash-freezing facility project

    Georgian company GlenBerries LLC is a producer of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables. Recently, ?it has launched a new development project for 117 hectares of greenhouses in…

    Cooling down a hothouse to launch Panama's strawberry cultivation

    When you think of Panama and especially when you think of Panama City, strawberries might not be the first thing that come to your mind. Yet, if it’s up to the team of Ag Incotech, they will become so in the near future. The company, a developer and operator of large-scale agricultural projects, recently…

    "We're expanding because we want to continue to support food service"

    A 10-acre greenhouse facility in Massachusetts is providing the United States’ East Coast with “local lettuce that locals love,” according to the company’s slogan. Paul Sellew started Little Leaf Farms with the vision of supplying the East Coast with fresh, locally grown leafy greens. On February 17, the…

    Researchers develop an AI system that allows greenhouses to operate without human intervention

    This technology is a step forward for future space missionsOne of the challenges to colonize other planets and establish human settlements, starting with the planets closest…

    A couple of Brazilian lawyers quit their jobs in Belo Horizonte to grow shiitake in Nova Lima

    They are both lawyers. She had a company in Belo Horizonte, where she worked with her mother. He also worked in the state capital of Minas Gerais; in a large law firm. Gisele Lima and Juliano Stockler Ferraz, who are also climbers and share a passion for nature and outdoor life, decided to quit their…

    Plant health measurements device

    Remarkable new employee for Mucci Farms

    In addition to the launch of a new OKO Immersive solution at Mucci Farms, the companies have signed an agreement to pursue 2021/2022 product development research in Mucci Farms’ Ontario greenhouse facilities. "Mucci Farms’ expansive facilities and diverse crop selection provides the ideal environment for…

    Willem de Vries, GroenLeven,:

    "If it were up to us, the Netherlands would soon be growing all its fruit under solar panels"

    Last year, the Dutch energy provider, GroenLeven, initiated a pilot project with five growers. They wanted to see how these farmers' fruit grew under solar panels. This is a world-first - considering solar panels' dual function in this way. Along with Wageningen University and Research (WUR), GroenLeven…

    Triangle Farms brings cultivation techniques to India

    "We're not looking for high-tech, we're looking for the right tech"

    Building greenhouses in India presents a unique challenge, more so than in the US or Europe, states Shrihari, co-founder of Triangle Farms, who is currently realising their first greenhouse dream in the Indian city of Hyderabad. He explains that the Indian subcontinent's seasonal variations can be…


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