The Tour de Fresh 2014

October 13-16, 41 riders road along the California coast to raise money for salad bars in schools. Over 40 salad bars were donated to schools across America thanks to everyone’s support!

University of Arizona hydroponic specialist Pat Rorabaugh (right)
will be the instructor for the Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato
Production Intensive Course, Jan. 4-9, 2015.

University of Arizona Intensive Course will focus on hydroponic greenhouse tomato production

The Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Production Intensive Course will be conducted Jan. 4-9, 2015, at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Hosted by the university’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, the course will focus primarily on hydroponic greenhouse tomato production. The course will be taught by hydroponic specialist and professor of plant […]

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What is sustainable agriculture?

There seem to be different opinions out there on what sustainable agriculture is. What’s your opinion? Share it with us on facebook! >>> From Issue 5

LEDs vs. T5s Final Results by The Lettuce People

This is the final result of a trial comparing LEDs and T5s fluorescent lamps in a stacked vertical hydroponic system. The LEDs did as good a job as the T5s but used 1/3 of the energy. Basically, the Dark Red/Blue LED Production Modules peak at 450 nm and 660 nm. […]

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When Will Feeding Our Livestock Become Just as Important as Feeding Ourselves?

When Will Feeding Our Livestock Become Just as Important as Feeding Ourselves?

I feel like you’re the type of person who makes conscious decisions about what you eat. Sure, you may indulge in the occasional creamy puff of whatever, or greasy nachos (ahem…girl’s gotta have a guilty pleasure). But for the most part, those of us who are deeply engaged with growing […]

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Ground Operations: from battlefields to farmfields

Ground Operations – Trailer from Raymond Singer on Vimeo. Veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan often face overwhelming challenges transitioning to civilian life. Ground Operations is the story of a growing number of veterans who’ve discovered farming as a way to heal from the trauma of war […]

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What can go wrong in an aquaponics system?

“The number one question I am asked regarding Aqua Vita Farms is: What happened? In this video I shed some light on the three issues that prevented success with Aqua Vita Farms.” -Mark Doherty >>> More from Issue 4

Urban Farming in Tokyo

Urban Farming in Tokyo from imageMILL on Vimeo. Pasona headquarters in Tokyo, Japan >>> More from Issue 4

Is Water Treatment in your Future?

Is Water Treatment in your Future?

By David Kuack With continuing concerns about water availability, safety and regulations, more growers are looking at water treatment to protect this vital resource. he United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is scheduled to release a report on the impact of climate change in March 2014. A leaked copy […]

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Growing the Best Ornamentals and Vegetables for Dallas

Grown Locally: Quality, Community and Family – Ruibals Plants of Texas and UrbanAgProducts.com from C Higgins on Vimeo. Matt Ruibal, owner of Ruibal’s Plants of Texas in Dallas, is looking to produce the best ornamental plants and vegetables for the local market. The company was started by his father in […]

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