Protected Agriculture Stories
Production
March 1, 2017
Iran Is Moving All Vegetable Growing Into Greenhouses
Iran will be converting all its vegetable farms to greenhouses within 10 years, The Financial Tribune reports. Its agriculture minister Read More
More Vegetables
January 10, 2017
High Tunnel, Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Webinars Slated for February and March
Topics to be covered include production and disease, insect, and weed management tactics. Read More
Ed Pines citrus grower
Citrus
December 14, 2016
Planting Citrus Under Protective Screen Goes Commercial
Production practice offers benefits beyond excluding the psyllid and HLB. Read More
More Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Keys To Successful Bell Pepper Production In High Tunnels
Proper water management and pruning strategies can help improve yields. Read More
Production
November 1, 2016
Vertical Farming Innovator Urban Crops Opens U.S. Regional Headquarters
The Belgium-based company produces tailored growth infrastructures that are turnkey, automated, robotized, and able to be integrated into existing production facilities. Read More
Protected Agriculture
October 12, 2016
NatureFresh Farms Launches OhioRed Tomato Program
The greenhouse operation also was named a PMA Impact Award Finalist. Read More
Production
September 6, 2016
NatureFresh Farms Hits A New Level For Locally Grown
The company's Ohio-grown greenhouse tomatoes hit the marketplace as phase two and three of a state-of-the-art facility are being completed. Read More
Marketing
September 6, 2016
Red Sun Farms Becomes Part Of The ‘Ohio Proud’ Program
After breaking ground on a second greenhouse in the spring, Red Sun plans to start the hiring process this fall and plant the first crop in early 2017. Read More
Protected Agriculture
September 5, 2016
Greenhouse Structures: It’s All In The Planning
In deciding about the size of the plot of land for your greenhouse, be sure you take into account whether you will be a wholesale or a retail business, or some combination of the two like many growers. Read More
four spinach varieties in a bin
Leafy Vegetables
August 8, 2016
Researchers Find Cold Weather Makes For Tastier High Tunnel-Produced Spinach
New Hampshire scientists conducted a two-year winter trial to determine the best spinach varieties and planting dates for production in unheated high-tunnels. Read More
Production
August 2, 2016
SARE Grant Expands Tomato Research In High Tunnels
Researchers in New Hampshire receive grant to expand research for tomato nutrient and pest management in high tunnels. Read More
Crop Protection
July 6, 2016
Crop Production High Tunnel iBook Now Available
The book is designed to help growers who are beginning high tunnel production. Read More
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Production
March 22, 2017
Weighing the Good and Bad of Six Soilles…
Trying to decide which growing media is the right one for your greenhouse vegetable production? Take a look at these six options. Read More
Crop Protection
March 11, 2017
How to Stop Plant Diseases Before They G…
These smart strategies play off the science behind infestations, instead of merely treating symptoms. Read More
Leafy Vegetables
March 8, 2017
The Dos and Don’ts of Growing Greenhouse…
Thinking of adding growing vegetables under cover? Here are a few things you need to consider first. Read More
Production
March 1, 2017
Iran Is Moving All Vegetable Growing Int…
Iran will be converting all its vegetable farms to greenhouses within 10 years, The Financial Tribune reports. Its agriculture minister Read More
More Vegetables
January 10, 2017
High Tunnel, Greenhouse Vegetable IPM We…
Topics to be covered include production and disease, insect, and weed management tactics. Read More
Citrus
December 14, 2016
Planting Citrus Under Protective Screen …
Production practice offers benefits beyond excluding the psyllid and HLB. Read More
More Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Keys To Successful Bell Pepper Productio…
Proper water management and pruning strategies can help improve yields. Read More
Production
November 1, 2016
Vertical Farming Innovator Urban Crops O…
The Belgium-based company produces tailored growth infrastructures that are turnkey, automated, robotized, and able to be integrated into existing production facilities. Read More
Protected Agriculture
October 12, 2016
NatureFresh Farms Launches OhioRed Tomat…
The greenhouse operation also was named a PMA Impact Award Finalist. Read More
Production
September 6, 2016
NatureFresh Farms Hits A New Level For …
The company's Ohio-grown greenhouse tomatoes hit the marketplace as phase two and three of a state-of-the-art facility are being completed. Read More
Marketing
September 6, 2016
Red Sun Farms Becomes Part Of The ‘Ohio …
After breaking ground on a second greenhouse in the spring, Red Sun plans to start the hiring process this fall and plant the first crop in early 2017. Read More
Protected Agriculture
September 5, 2016
Greenhouse Structures: It’s All In The …
In deciding about the size of the plot of land for your greenhouse, be sure you take into account whether you will be a wholesale or a retail business, or some combination of the two like many growers. Read More
Leafy Vegetables
August 8, 2016
Researchers Find Cold Weather Makes For …
New Hampshire scientists conducted a two-year winter trial to determine the best spinach varieties and planting dates for production in unheated high-tunnels. Read More
Production
August 2, 2016
SARE Grant Expands Tomato Research In Hi…
Researchers in New Hampshire receive grant to expand research for tomato nutrient and pest management in high tunnels. Read More
Crop Protection
July 6, 2016
Crop Production High Tunnel iBook Now Av…
The book is designed to help growers who are beginning high tunnel production. Read More
Protected Agriculture
June 20, 2016
NatureFresh Farms Is A Winner In Greenho…
The greenhouse grower takes home top awards in four categories in the Greenhouse Vegetable Competition held each year during the Leamington Fair in Ontario, Canada. Read More
Farm Marketing
April 28, 2016
Small Producers Talk Profits
Four growers from across the country discuss the importance of knowing your customer, how to handle money, and being the face of your farm. Read More
Cucurbits
April 25, 2016
How To Maintain Proper Irrigation And Pe…
Fine-tune your irrigation practices, know which pests target melon crops, and make sure the inside of your tunnel doesn’t get too hot. Read More