29th September 2022
Americas Corporate Horticulture

Hort Americas Announce Canadian Expansion

Commercial horticultural supplier Hort Americas announced today a new division within the company to bring quality, technically advanced and cost-effective products to commercial greenhouse growers in Canada. Just like its U.S. counterpart, Hort Americas Canada will have a strong focus on providing the best-in-class products, educating growers and continuing to research advancements in controlled environment […]

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EMEA Horticulture

New UK Prime Minister Faces Challenges with Growers

A new UK prime minister has been nominated to succeed Boris Johnson, Liz Truss the previous Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom. Liz Truss will have to face several challenges among which is a broken agriculture industry and a relative reluctance from growers in the country. Indeed, a […]

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Americas Corporate Horticulture Stock Market

Edible Garden Facility to Open in Grand Rapids, MI

Advances Company’s Commitment to the Local Midwest Market Partnership with University of Michigan to Establish a Sustainability Research Program at Edible Garden Heartland Edible Garden AG Incorporated (Nasdaq: EDBL) announced it has completed the acquisition of a five-acre greenhouse facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, which will operate as Edible Garden Heartland.  The new CEA facility, […]

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EMEA Horticulture

UK Horticulture Survey Reveals Labor Shortages

The Seasonal Labour in Horticulture Survey is a voluntary, quarterly online survey that asks farms with horticulture how many person days their farm business needed from seasonal labor, and how many they actually used each month. Seasonal labor is defined in the survey as ‘those employed full-time or part-time on a casual / as required […]

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Corporate Deals Horticulture

Signify Install Proprietary LED In Korean Greenhouse

Contributing to growers’ annual income by increasing the annual tomato production regardless of weather conditions. Predicting production before installation based on plant growth simulations. Signify Korea has installed a Philips horticulture LED grow light solution at the 2.8 ha Parm Farm Greenhouse for tomato production located in Nonsan, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea. Parm Farm chose to install […]

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Americas Corporate Horticulture

Green Life Farms Hires New Head Grower at Babcock Farm

Industry expert brings more than 30 years of greenhouse experience to the role. Green Life Farms announced in their latest press release, the appointment of Brett Stanley as the Head Grower at Green Life Farms’ Babcock Ranch facility.  Most recently, he served as Head Grower for Moss Hill Foliage in Apopka, Florida. Mr. Stanley joins […]

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Americas Corporate Deals Horticulture

GE Current Re-Brands & Acquires Hubbell Lighting

GE Current, a Daintree company, shortens its name to Current and acquires Hubbell Lighting to increase the range of products and distribution capacity. GE Current, a Daintree company, has changed its brand name to Current and acquired Hubbell’s Commercial & Industrial Lighting. “These are two iconic brands coming together and creating value with their synergy,” […]

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Corporate Horticulture

Koppert Cress Expands LED With Oreon

Koppert Cress has planned two expansions this year, which are both focused on technological innovation, CO2 neutrality, and energy savings. The choice of LED is a logical one. Koppert Cress was the first grower in the world who believed in LED lighting to conserve energy and thus gain more control over the development of the […]

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Economy EMEA Emerging Markets Horticulture

NZ-EU Agreement On Horticulture Exports Receives Mixed Reviews

The announcement of a free trade agreement between New Zealand (NZ) and the European Union (EU) is warmly welcomed across the NZ horticulture exporting landscape as shared by a recent press release. The horticulture industry in New Zealand and other countries has faced challenges due to the various lockdowns, global supply chain disruptions, and energy […]

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Americas Corporate Horticulture

AppHarvest Announces Fourth and Fifth High-Tech Indoor Farms

AppHarvest’s newest large-scale controlled environment facilities, located in Somerset and Morehead, Ky., will grow strawberries and leafy greens, respectively. AppHarvest, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPH, APPHW) announced through a press release, the start of construction for two new high-tech indoor farms in Central Appalachia. The company’s new farms, located in Somerset and Morehead, Ky., will grow berries […]

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