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AI & Controlled Environment Agriculture Technology

Artificial Intelligence and CEA Horticulture  As both a process and vocation, Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) is intimately entwined with technology. As CEA gets increasingly sophisticated through technological advancements, how these developments will affect horticultural processes, and in turn, world food supplies, remains largely unknown. At the forefront of new frontiers in Controlled Environment Agriculture technology

4 Top High-Tech Tools for Indoor Growing

New High-Tech Ideas for Indoor Growing Looking back just a couple of decades, it’s amazing to see how many technological advancements have arisen with indoor growing. For example, “high-tech tools,” such as digital ballasts, that were once considered “cutting-edge,” are quickly outdated and replaced. Along this line of thought, modern growers are forced to look

By |2019-09-26T08:12:44-06:00April 28th, 2019|Horticulture Industry News|0 Comments

The Growth of Urban Farming in the US

The Urban Farming Industry in the United States: Is it Growing? The United States urban agriculture movement can be traditionally defined as “anything but mainstream.” As an industry, urban farming finds its roots in hyper-localized communities looking to produce fresh food within urban centers. It also sees its heritage in the somewhat obscure confines of

Grow Light Leaks and Sealed Grow Rooms

The Effect of Grow Light Leaks in Sealed Grow Rooms When setting up an indoor gardening operation, growers spend exorbitant time and money in the creation of environments where plant species thrive. For sealed grow room design, this process represents a careful balancing act between temperature, humidity, light, and CO2. However, once an indoor grow

Supplemental Lighting for Greenhouses

Adding Supplemental Lighting to Greenhouse Grows Once considered two distinct schools of thought in horticulture, the lines between indoor and outdoor cultivation are continuously being blurred. Highly sophisticated, year-round cannabis greenhouse growing operations are at the forefront of this movement. Because, greenhouse gardening implements technologies of indoor growing while still utilizing the energy of the

Horticultural Lighting Tips

Considerations to Make When Designing Horticultural Lighting The indoor gardening industry consistently evolves with the technology that supports it. While advancements in cultivation technology and methodology are doubtlessly exciting, the sheer number of hydroponics products on the market today proves quite intimidating. This vast amount of product choices has profound effects on grow room design. Perhaps

By |2019-09-26T08:25:54-06:00July 14th, 2018|Horticulture Industry News|0 Comments

Cannabis Grow Room Lighting

Designing Cannabis Grow Room Lighting  The indoor gardening industry evolves with the technology that supports it, especially concerning cannabis grow room design. The advancements in both cultivation technology and methodology are doubtlessly exciting. Yet, the sheer number of hydroponics products on the market today proves quite intimidating. Perhaps no segment of the hydroponics and aquaponics

Controlled Environment Agriculture Recruiting

M&F Talent: Controlled Environment Agriculture Recruiting Mac & Fulton Talent Partners have expanded our services to include controlled environment agriculture recruiting. This unprecedented decision makes us the only staffing agency to specialize in vertical farming and urban agriculture. As such, we are the the industry authorities on horticulture jobs and hydroponics careers. The team at

By |2019-09-26T08:40:53-06:00May 10th, 2018|Horticulture Industry News|6 Comments

The Relationship of Horticultural LED Lighting and Vertical Farming

Understanding Horticultural LED Lighting With the help of horticultural LED lighting, urban agriculture is gaining mainstream acceptance. A primary cause for this momentum has to do with the spatial constraints of agriculture. To this end, traditional American agriculture utilizes vast acreages of farmland that are generally only usable a portion of the year. Conversely, urban

By |2019-09-26T08:41:04-06:00April 25th, 2018|Horticulture Industry News|0 Comments

Controlled Environment Agriculture Training

The Value of Controlled Environment Agriculture Training  The modern gardening movement is experiencing radical growth. This progress has led to the genesis of a novel industry that operates under the umbrella term “controlled environment agriculture” or CEA. Within the field of CEA are a number of sub-categories: urban agriculture, vertical farming, indoor gardening, aquaponics, and

By |2019-09-26T08:41:21-06:00April 22nd, 2018|Horticulture Industry News|1 Comment
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