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US: Looking for a greenhouse opportunity in Illinois?

A 3.75 acre greenhouse in Taylorville is being offered for sale or lease. It is centrally located in Illinois, has been used for growing flowers, herbs and vegetables, and has access to Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis and Springfield markets. It was built in 2007 and fully upgraded in 2012 and 2017. There.....

US (VT): Coventry landfill seeks expansion to add greenhouses

The largest landfill in Vermont is seeking to expand and New England Waste Services of Vermont wants to build a row of greenhouses powered by the landfill’s waste.NEWS-VT officials say they also envision building up to five greenhouses powered by geothermal energy. Engineer John Gay says there are no tenants.....

Desertfoods project brings aquaponics to Namibia

A 12,000 m² climate-controlled greenhouse will be built in the Namib Desert East of Swakopmund next year. It will be expanded by another 32,000 m² after 3 years. This will be a step towards increasing the food security of Namibia as well as the practical implementation of decoupled multi-loop aquaponic.....

Greenhouse heralds new era for Romanian agriculture

According to the local industry itself, the new greenhouse opened officially yesterday in Biled, is the largest new greenhouse to have been built in Romania over the last decade. The 1.7 ha nursery will supply the local market with fresh tomatoes. Romania used to be a big player in the greenhouse industry,.....

Pakistan: Punjab government begins to provide high tunnel subsidies

The Punjab government has started a programme to provide fifty percent subsidy for the installation of tunnels on three thousand acres of land under the Khadim-e-Kisan package.A spokesman of the Agriculture department said the yield of vegetables including cucumber, capsicum, bitter gourd and others can be.....

Desktop greenhouse raises over $300,000 on Kickstarter

Want to spruce up your desk but not exactly the world's greatest gardener? The EcoQube Air is the world's first desktop greenhouse and provides the perfect environment to grow in any season in your home. Beyond looking great, the Air actually circulates 450 cubic feet of purified air every hour, while the.....

US (WY): Possibility of greenhouse in Lovell explored

Lovell Inc. and the Western Sugar Cooperative announced this week that the two entities have entered into an agreement to participate in a feasibility study to determine whether waste heat generated from the sugar plant in Lovell during the beet processing campaign can be economically used to heat a.....

Germany: Tomatoes from the hotel roof

On the sun terrace of the Estrel in Berlin, the largest hotel in Europe, SUNfarming has built its agro-solar greenhouse.The greenhouse, covered with a 4 m wide light dome, has a size of 42.5m² (5m x 8.5m). The roof tops, east and west of the light dome, are equipped with SUNfarming modules, the generated.....

From CEA to IPA:

Rough introduces the HopsHouse: a single-solution hydroponic hops greenhouses

Rough Brothers has announced the launch of HopsHouse, a single-solution greenhouse designed to optimize yields through integrated systems and precision farming. It is the first single-solution hydroponic greenhouse for year-round hops growth and harvests, anywhere from 2-5 times a year. HopsHouse will.....

Planned greenhouses to help Dominica's recovery after Hurricane Maria

Dominica is on its way to recovering its agricultural sector after Hurricane Maria devastated the island on Sept. 19 with Category 5 forces.Several international organisations — the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the.....

Dutch greenhouse grower to prison for human trafficking

A 51-year-old manager of a horticulture company from Erica has been sentenced to 2 months in prison for human trafficking. The manager hired a man from Morocco who worked illegally at the horticulture company. The case did receive a lot of media attention in recent months.No exploitationThe court acquits the.....

One million square foot cannabis production facility to be built in Australia

MYM Nutraceuticals has entered into a strategic partnership with PUF Ventures for the construction of a one million square foot greenhouse facility in northern New South Wales Australia called the Northern Rivers Project.The Northern Rivers Project is a partnership with the Richmond Valley Council—the local.....

US (MO): Growers share success by using high tunnels

As the growing season is ending for many Ozark crops, folks with high tunnels will be going strong all winter long.The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service offers financial assistance for people to put up high tunnels like this one. It's a program that's been around about eight years called the.....

UK: Retractable greenhouses planned at historic fruit business

A historic Kent farming business is seeking permission to erect almost 30 acres of retractable roof greenhouses for soft fruit production alongside a new storage building and reservoir.G Charlton and Sons is based at Rumwood Green Farm, Langley, and specialises in apple and strawberry production.Acting on.....

Spanish hegemony in organic greenhouse vegetables

Organic cultivation is on the rise in Spain, especially for greenhouse vegetables. Does that have a disruptive effect on the market, or is it a question of supply and demand? We asked Job van den Berg from Bio Montaña. “The Dutch greenhouse vegetable cultivation doesn’t have to fear for its right to exist......

by Ed Attanasio

US (CA): Oceanside Unified School District gets into greenhouse growing

Director of Community Engagement and Innovation Vicki Gravlin works for the Oceanside Unified School District that oversees 23 schools. She is in her 27th year as a teacher and administrator and a former principal of Palmquist Elementary.by Ed AttanasioGravlin has played a pivotal role in getting the school.....

Japanese cucumbers growing in Russia’s Far East

At an industrial park in the Russian city of Khabarovsk, Russian workers were tending cucumber seedlings several centimeters long in greenhouses the size of soccer fields.The greenhouse operation was set up in 2015 by a company jointly established by leading Yokohama-based industrial plant engineering.....

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Mexico: Divemex picks first crop from Ahualulco expansion

Divemex, a Mexican greenhouse vegetable grower, has just harvested its first peppers from a recently opened greenhouse in Ahualulco. "While many growers have expanded into new regions to expand and extend their offerings, we have opened a new greenhouse," says Luis de Saracho, CEO of Guadalajara.....

Can chlorinated products be applied for disinfection?

It is often unclear for growers how disinfection techniques or products can be applied in the most optimal way. Besides it is unknown if additional, potentially damaging, substances can be formed. In an emission free cultivation those substances may accumulate and damage growth. Another disturbing factor for.....

Open day KG Greenhouses project in Lithuania

One of the latest KG Greenhouses projects in Lithuania held an open day on September 5. The 3.5 ha greenhouse for tomatoes and cucumbers is one of the most modern greenhouses in the region. Visitors reacted positively to the project in Central Lithuania, where the latest technologies were implemented.The.....

Common greenhouse maintenance problems

Most common greenhouse maintenance problems are caused by neglect. It’s not that growers or nurseries deliberately leave maintenance until it’s too late; rather, they tend to be so busy that arranging for it to be done, or doing it themselves, gets put off to a more convenient time. The trouble is, there’s.....

US (MN): Duluth breaks ground on deep winter greenhouse

A parking lot near Denfeld High School is going "from flood to food," in Duluth Mayor Emily Larson's words. The city had a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new deep-winter greenhouse on 45th Avenue W and Grand Ave. Wednesday. It's the site of a former church that was damaged in the 2012 floods. The city.....

A closer look at CHP and generator switch failure fire risks:

Here's why maintenance is of paramount importance

Insufficient maintenance of electrical installations can not only lead to a standstill but is also a major cause of fire. In the glasshouse horticulture sector, insurer Hageluniedraws the attention to the maintenance of the generator switch in CHP installations.Peter van der Sar, risk expert for Hagelunie.....

US (MA): AmeriCann secures $10,000,000 equity financing commitment

AmeriCann has secured an equity investment commitment of $10,000,000 from Mountain States Capital.The majority of the investment from MSC will be utilized to develop the first phase of AmeriCann’s flagship project, the Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center. This state-of-the-art cannabis cultivation and.....

September 19-21, Jackson

US (WY): High tunnel build workshop

High tunnels are a great way to extend the growing season in Wyoming and maybe grow some food items not common to the area. The program is hands-on learn-by-doing building program. One 16’ X 32’ high tunnel will be built in about 16 hours. If you are interested in the use of these structures you are welcome.....

November 1-2, Ithaca

US (NY): Cornell CALS holds conference for CEA entrepreneurs

CEA enables year-round production of fresh vegetables through greenhouse environmental control (heating, lighting) combined with hydroponic/soilless production systems. While CEA is an increasingly popular method of meeting consumer demand for locally grown food, many factors must be considered when.....

CAN (AB): Sprung returns to greenhouse construction roots

It’s been nearly 30 years since Sprung Instant Structures Ltd. stepped away from the greenhouse business to focus on its flagship product, the tensioned membrane building.In 1987, the company partnered with the Newfoundland and Labrador government to build a greenhouse hydroponics facility near the St......

High tunnels boost yield, along with plant-damaging insects

Growers of tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables can extend their growing season and increase yield by placing high tunnels over their cold-sensitive crops, but those tunnels don’t provide the pest protection that has long been assumed.High tunnels, also known as hoop houses, consist of stretched plastic.....

Vietnam: Hi-tech farms offer a vision of the future

Many hi-tech agricultural projects have been launched across Vietnam, most involving technology transfer from more advanced economies looking to tap demand generated by higher living standards.A notable one among these is implemented by VinEco Agricultural Investment, Development and Productions LLC......

SuprimAir greenhouse for French tomato grower

In southern France, about 30 kilometers from Avignon, Certhon has started building a SuprimAir greenhouse for Poumo D'amour. This two hectare project will be used for the cultivation of tomatoes.Because of high temperatures in the summer, the biggest challenge for the company of tomato producer Hubert.....

September 28, The Hague

Greenhouses in Russia: join the debate

In Russia, there are currently more than 150 projects of greenhouse construction and modernisation with a 2017-2020 implementation period. CEOs of Russian greenhouse companies prefer equipment manufacturers from the Netherlands and other European countries, relying on their extensive experience and field.....

Partners wanted for 'Design the Ultimate Urban Greenhouse' contest

Developing the urban greenhouse of the future is the aim of an innovation contest being organised by Wageningen University & Research in the autumn of 2017. Teams of students from across the globe will be able to participate in the challenge, while governments, companies and non-profit organisations who.....

CAN (QC): MYM receives permit approval to begin construction in Laval

MYM Nutraceuticals announces that the City of Laval, QC has approved the building permits to begin construction on the Laval project.MYM has commenced phase one construction of the Laval production facility which is capable of producing 1000kg of medical cannabis annually. The estimated date of completion.....

The underestimated influence of air distribution ducts on climate

Creating an optimal climate in the greenhouse is where producers are working day in and day out for. A good climate provides optimal growth and production in the greenhouse and that's what you want. But would there be even more advantages to this good climate? In the building industry the relationship.....

US (NH): USDA chief sees what’s growing in the greenhouse

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue sampled a few tender leaves plucked from the trays of an automated greenhouse in Loudon.“Very tasty greens,” he commented.The secretary was touring Lef Farms, a climate-controlled hydroponic farm that produces salad-greens year round, from president and co-founder.....

Afghanistan: Greenhouses meet Khost’s vegetable demand

Greenhouses recently established in the southeastern Khost province in Afghanistan have been producing enough vegetables to meet the local demand and reduce reliance on agriculture goods from Pakistan.Khost City, the provincial capital, is supplied vegetables from 150 greenhouses, the Comprehensive.....

Australia: New greenhouse at Queen Vic Market reaches for the sky

Deputy Lord Mayor and Chair of the Finance and Governance Portfolio Arron Wood said the City of Melbourne is seeking expressions of interest to pilot innovative concepts for the 900sqm glass rooftop space in the heart of the market precinct.“More than 10 million people visit Queen Victoria Market every year,.....

Russia: 200 million USD invested in Stavropol agriculture

Investors have allocated 12 bn RUB (200 million USD) in the Kirovsky district of the Stavropol territory.The territory is developing rapidly: several agricultural facilities are being built here; 2 major greenhouse complexes are already operating.Several agrocomplexes are planned, creating 300 workplaces......

US (TX): Amarillo College approved to build high-tech greenhouse

Amarillo City Council recently approved a plan to build a high-tech greenhouse, which Amarillo College officials say will provide their students with major opportunities.Amarillo College officials say the greenhouse will have high-tech equipment including an aquaponic water system."We are right on the cusp.....

US(MD): Prins Group building complex greenhouse project

Together with its partner Prins USA, Prins Group is building a turn-key greenhouse project in the USA. The soon to be completed 6,000 square meter project is built in a warm climate with extremely high humidity. This was a major challenge during the design and construction phase.The turn-key greenhouse.....

Germany: Hail ravages vegetable farms

A strong thunderstorm hit Stuttgart and the region North of Stuttgart in mid August. The storm was accompanied by hail in some places, such as Korntal-Münchigen, about 20 km away.In the horticulture sector, the farm Busch Gemüsebau with their lettuce production was hit hard. The business is comprised of.....

"This Tiny Country Feeds the World "

National Geographic features Dutch greenhouse industry

Yes, we all know that it is quite an outstanding achievement to make the headlines of HortiDaily, but to make it into National Geographic is an extra bonus. Well it happened to the Dutch greenhouse industry. In the September 2017 issue of the magazine, the innovative side of Dutch greenhouse agriculture is.....

US (WI): Barn burned down? Just build a greenhouse

Charles Valentine now sells hundreds of pounds of tomatoes per day, especially at the start of the season when ripe tomatoes are a rarity. His business, Valentine Gardens & Greenhouses, now fits into a growing trend of the agriculture sector. The Valentines serve farmers markets in Marathon, Taylor, Wood.....

US (IN): Goshen hydroponics farmer expanding operation

Interested in serving a fresh salad with your next Christmas dinner? Daniel Yoder, an auto glass repairman turned hydroponic farmer, wants to help.“I’ve always wanted to do something with food,” Yoder explained while giving a tour of Yoder's Produce Farm Thursday morning. “I wanted to provide people with a.....

Russia: Zelenaya Ferma builds vegetable greenhouse in Kamchatka

In spring 2018, Zelenaya Ferma will start the construction of a greenhouse complex, 1.4bn RUB (23.8 million USD) worth, in the Kamchatka territory, informs the news service of the Ministry for Development of Russian Far East.The project will be implemented within the framework of Kamchatka accelerated growth.....

Egypt: Pericoli, Rufepa to collaborate on 200+ ha of greenhouses

Last year the Egyptian government announced its plans to give its domestic economy a boost with the construction of more than 40,000 hectares of protected crops. Ever since, Egypt has been exploring the opportunities with various partner countries and key players within the international horticultural.....

Growers Supply joins Cannabis and Hemp Association

Growers Supply, the manufacturer of GrowSpan Greenhouse Structures, has joined the Cannabis and Hemp Association as a supporting member. “Having Growers Supply as a member of the CHA is an honor for us,” said Scott Giannotti, founder of the Cannabis and Hemp Association. “The work Growers Supply has been.....

China: Greenhouse-grown vegetables empower Bainang farmers

Growing vegetables on a plateau 4,000 meters above sea level is hard work.But Bainang county in Xigaze prefecture, the Tibet autonomous region, has made it possible, thanks to the help of farming experts from Shandong province in East China and other regions of the country.Bainang, about 300 kilometers from.....

New North American greenhouse statistics available

The latest U.S. Census of Agriculture Report counts 8,750 greenhouse vegetable farms. This is a dramatic increase of 115% from the report seven years earlier. It is interesting to note that 90% of these farms are <0.2 ac. (< 0.08 ha.) in size.Although listed as “greenhouse” vegetables and herbs, the.....

Russia: 17 ha cucumber greenhouse to be built in Mordovia

A greenhouse complex, covering an area of 17 ha, is planned for construction in the Bolshoyignatovsky district of Mordovia.The projected capacity of the complex will amount to 20k tonnes of cucumbers annually. The overall cost is about 5bn RUB (85 million USD). The first stage, on an area of 11 ha, will be.....

Spain: Winter-proof greenhouse developed in Tierra del Fuego

A project of the Southern Scientific Research Centre (CADIC), a body under the CONICET, has made it possible to develop, after three years of testing, a greenhouse structure capable of withstanding winds of up to 150 km/h, as well as over one metre of snowfall. These greenhouses are suitable for the.....

Russia: Teplitsy Belogorya modernises 20 ha of greenhouses

One of the major greenhouse complexes of the Belgorod region, 'Teplitsy Belogorya', is modernising its production facilities. 20 ha of greenhouses will be updated. That was reported by the company's general director, Anatoly Tarasov. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, a total of 119m RUB (2 million.....

CAN (ON): EZ Grow Farms expanding with Cravo

EZ Grow Farms is constructing a state of the art strawberry plant propagation greenhouse. The company has received bids and drawings from multiple companies for the job and has chosen to go forward with Cravo.The purpose of the new facility will allow EZ Grow to grow and offer a more mature plant for.....

CAN (ON): 'Greenhill Produce expansion plans on hold in Dawn-Euphemia'

Developers of a greenhouse in Dawn-Euphemia Township that could be as large as 100 acres are waiting for confirmation that there will be enough water for the facility.At issue is the relatively large volume of water that would be required by the Greenhill Produce development and if the pipeline system can.....

US (AK): Prison looks to expand garden for inmates, community

In a twist on the popular farm to table movement that has swept the country, with restaurants and cities promoting ways to bring fresh-from-the-dirt produce directly to consumers, state prisons are experimenting with ways to bring produce grown by inmates to their own kitchens and even out into the.....

South Korea to build $10 billion agricultural city in Egypt

Egypt and the Korea-Arab Society (KAS) signed a cooperation protocol to build a $10 billion integrated agricultural city in the North African country.The city will be stretched over an area of 300,000 feddans [126,000 hectares] in the southeast part of the Qattara Depression, north west of Egypt, said Prime.....

First Medford grown lettuce expected in December:

US (MN): Experienced team breaks ground for Revol Greens

A veteran team of greenhouse growers announced they have broken ground on a new, breakthrough facility in Medford, Minn., that will supply Midwest grocers and restaurants with fresh, locally grown lettuce all year long. The new brand, Revol Greens, is scheduled to appear in Twin Cities’ grocery stores this.....

US (TX): Mission Waco greenhouse officially opened

The corner of North 15th Street and Colcord Avenue has become a one-stop shop for turning sunlight into electricity, food waste into soil and fish feces into fresh produce that fine restaurants want to buy.It carries the name Urban REAP, which is short for Urban Renewable Energy and Agriculture Project, and.....

Tomato and cucumber greenhouses to be built in Crimea

Two greenhouse complexes will be built in the Belogorsk and Bakhchisaray districts in the Republic of Crimea. The greenhouses will be used for the cultivation of cucumbers and tomatoes.As reported by news agency Noviy Den, only one investor will be engaged in the construction. The complexes will occupy an.....

October 12 & 13, Mountain Grove

US (MO): Greenhouse and high tunnel workshop at University of Missouri

A “Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop” will be held Oct. 12 to 13 at the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station, Darr College of Agriculture, 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove. The cost for the program is $50, which includes lunch for both days and educational materials.Persons interested in specialty.....

September 8, Bozeman

US (MT): MSU agriculture faculty to host evening tour and talks

Montana State University College of Agriculture faculty will host an evening tour and talks about small-acre production agriculture, horticulture, specialty crops and information on U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency programs from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8.The MSU Twilight Farm Tour will be.....

Locally grown organic rice from Lundberg:

US (CA): Creating a one-of-a-kind rice greenhouse

Agra-Tech has recently build a new rice research greenhouse for Lundberg Family Farms in Richvale, CA. If you’ve ever purchased any organic rice or rice products at your local grocery store, there’s a very good chance that they were grown at Lundberg Family Farms. Today, Lundberg Family Farms is the United.....

US (SD): Global Aquaponics project near Brookings delayed, but 'alive'

A Sioux Falls company's aquaponics project near Brookings has hit some snags, but the company insists it's still "very much alive."Global Aquaponics announced Thursday it was working on a new development timeline for its planned multimillion-dollar, agricultural food production system after problems with.....

US: Pure Flavor breaks ground for 75 acres in Georgia

While many North American greenhouse produce giants have been focusing on adding acreage in the Midwest, Pure Flavor is the first greenhouse grower to break ground on a gigantic greenhouse project in the Deep South in the state of Georgia. The company will built a 75 acre facility in three phases of 25 acres.....

Ghana: Growers enthusiastic about greenhouse tech

Participants at the ongoing week-long Economic Inclusion and Poverty Eradication Workshop, organised by the Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Ghana, have called for the promotion of greenhouse farming technology in Ghana.Most participants expressed their joy over the use of.....

Rwanda: Government to scale up greenhouse production

The Government is seeking to promote the use of greenhouses to harvest more from high value crops, in the forthcoming fourth Strategic Plan for Agriculture Transformation (PSTA4).Dr. Octave Semwaga, Director General for Strategic Planning and Programmes Coordination at the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal.....