Through the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) professors Ricardo Hernandez and Neil Mattson have been optimizing lighting of cannabinoid hemp in greenhouse supplemental and sole-source applications. Specific objectives […]
Panel: Small-Scale CEA Growers
GLASE 2023 Webinar Series Brian Harris, Hort Americas, Moderator Jeffrey Orkin, Greener Roots, Panelist Tyler Baras, Area 2 Farms, Panelist Bob Jones, The Chef’s Garden, Panelist Smaller-scale commercial greenhouses and […]
How is the CEA Alliance making the controlled environment agriculture industry better?
While controlled environment food growers may not face the same outside climate pressures as field growers, CEA growers still have to deal with issues related to sustainability and food safety. […]
13th IAB Meeting March 2023
12th IAB Meeting November 2022
11th IAB Meeting June 2022
Lighting Modulation for Targeted Enhancement in Food Quality, Nutrition, and Safety of Fresh Produce
Advancements in LED lighting have stimulated rapid industry growth in controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The flexibility to tune light spectra, intensity, and photoperiod has offered unprecedented opportunities to modulate plant […]
What is the impact of VPD on crop development?
Regardless of the type of controlled environment structure you grow in, maintaining the proper temperature and relative humidity are critical to producing a quality crop. Relative humidity refers to the […]
CEA and Combined Heat and Power: Perfect Together
How can you improve your controlled environment climate control?
If there is one aspect of controlled environment production that affects every grower and every crop it’s climate control. Not being able to maintain the proper growing environment can cost […]
Plant Factory Innovations in Japan
In this webinar, Dr. Hayashi will introduce the technological features of plant factories and indoor vertical farms, discuss the economics of their resource use, and analyze the current situation of […]