25th June 2022
Americas Horticulture

American Ag Energy To Build Two Greenhouses in New England

Based in Boston, American Ag Energy integrates greenhouses with power plants to grow vegetables all year long. By using combined heat and power, hydroponic irrigation, enhanced lighting, supplemental carbon dioxide, and advanced control systems, the company aims to contribute to making the agriculture industry less resource intensive and more climate resilient. Currently, the company is […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

Signify Supplies 40% More Light To Grower Looye

Tomato grower Looye is transitioning to a hybrid installation with Philips GreenPower LED toplighting force across all their sites The installation provides approximately 40% more light, resulting in higher production rates while using less energy and maintaining the same flavor Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Increased production in winter without detracting from the flavor and quality of […]

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Americas Funding Round Horticulture

Little Leaf Farms Banks a USD 300 Million Funding

Little Leaf Farms has successfully raised USD 300 million in new capital in a funding round led by The Rise Fund, TPG’s multi-sector global impact investing strategy, and debt funding from Bank of America. The funding will support the company’s growth & expansion plans to make Little Leaf Farms’ lettuces accessible to more than half […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

Signify Celebrates 15 years of Leadership in Developing Horticulture LED Grow Lighting

Signify has led the industry into high-tech LED lighting for horticulture, providing growers with higher quality crops, predictably higher yields, and energy savings More than 1,000 growers in nearly 50 countries use Philips LED horticulture solutions Philips is helping growers shape the future of sustainable, high-tech horticulture lighting through artificial intelligence and data-driven growing Eindhoven, […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA Horticulture

Signify Helps Kwekerij Loos Make The Switch To Full LED Lighting

Following a successful first installation, the strawberry and asparagus grower Kwekerij Loos will equip both of its cultivation sites with 100% LED lighting from Signify for its strawberries. The installation provides considerably more light in its greenhouses, more efficient plant growth, and energy savings of around 40%. Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Signify, the world leader […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA Horticulture

LST To Showcase Award-Winning CEA Offering at GreenTech Amsterdam

AgTech specialist Light Science Technologies (LST) will be showcasing its award-winning technology and the latest energy-saving solutions for indoor farmers and growers when it exhibits at GreenTech 2022, RAI Amsterdam on the 14th – 16th of June. Being unveiled to visitors for the first time will be LST’s new sensorGROW, harnessing the latest sensor technology […]

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Digital Solutions Horticulture

Iron Ox Produce Now Available in Texas

After completing the construction of its new, larger, facility in Lockhart, Texas, AgTech company Iron Ox announced on the 23rd May the delivery of fresh produce on store shelves in the Austin area, and soon across the entire southwest region. Customers will be able to buy their healthy locally produced crops in nearby Louisiana, Arkansas […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

New Data From An Intra-canopy Lighting Study

Current and Wageningen University & Research Share Data From An Intra-canopy Lighting Study Results highlight significant increase in vine tomato yields using intra-canopy lighting (ICL) vs top light-only installations Study used new, best-in-class Arize® Integral ICL product in combination with Arize® Element L1000 top lighting Research offers growers new opportunities to increase productivity, not operating […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

Water Treatment With Nanobubbles Tech Shows Improvements In Crop Resilience

Klondike Gardens has specialized in gerbera cultivation since 1984. Since the application of oxygen nanobubble technology, the nursery, which has two locations in Berkel en Rodenrijs (Netherlands), has seen a number of improvements in their current water system and crop resilience. Losses To keep the water system clean and in order to suppress pathogens, the […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

Signify’s efficient LED with far-red light performs well in strawberry cultivation

Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting solutions, introduces a new efficient LED Light recipe with red, blue, green, and far-red light that has an added value for strawberry cultivation. The addition of far-red light to the usual red/blue spectrum encourages the stretching of stems and trusses in winter, allowing some varieties to use […]

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