The Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) is excited to announce the next speaker in their seminar series, Mr. Ed Horton Jr., President and CEO of Urban Produce LLC, Irvine, CA. He will speak on Friday, September 25 at 4:15 pm MST, 1951 Roger Rd (NE corner Campbell Av & Roger Rd). His topic will be “16 Acre CEA Organic Vertical Farm”. 

About the Speaker: Ed Horton is a national leader in CEA vertical farming where he has applied technology and plant science to develop a patented high density vertical growing system (HDVGS) in Irvine, CA. The growing system was developed out of concerns for the long-term sustainability of traditional farming. HDVGS uses the latest technologies combing hydroponics, computerized environmental controls, and energy efficiency while conserving water and space. Urban Produce is a USDA certified organic grower of leafy greens, green beans, strawberries, and an array of microgreens.

If you are unable to attend in person, the seminar series will be available via the web. To register, click this link: This will register you for the entire series. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

For more information 
University of Arizona
Controlled Environment Agriculture Center
Terry Albertson
Administrative Assistant
1951 E. Roger Road
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520-626-9566