March 31, 2015
California Summer Vegetable Trials To Be Hosted By National Garden Bureau Members
Vegetable breeding companies will come together this August to host the Summer Vegetable Trials in California. Like the long-standing California Spring Trials that are held annually in California, attendees will have the opportunity to visit breeding companies' trial sites in seven locations throughout the state, from August 20-21, 2015. National Garden Bureau (NGB), the non-profit organization promoting gardening on behalf of the horticulture industry, is organizing and publicizing this event on behalf of its members.
July 22, 2014
Bright Farms Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Build Urban Farm In Washington, D.C.
Urban farming pioneer Bright Farms is attempting to crowdfund what it hopes will be the "world's most productive urban farm," in Washington, D.C.
November 14, 2014
First Vegetatively Propagated All-America Selections (AAS) Winners Announced
All-America Selections (AAS) honors two vegetatively propagated impatiens with AAS winner status.
July 18, 2014
Meeting The Demand For Edibles: Go Green Agriculture Inc.
Read about how Go Green Agriculture Inc. took its business from the classroom to commercial reality in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
July 18, 2014
Meeting The Demand For Edibles: Peace Tree Farm
Interest and response to Peace Tree Farm’s annuals and foliage plants continues to increase, but herb and vegetable starter plants is where the company makes its money. Read about it in one of four articles on how growers are appealing to the growing interest in edibles.
October 8, 2014
Gotham Greens To Build Rooftop Farm In Chicago
Gotham Greens announced October 7 that it has partnered with Method Products, an eco-friendly cleaning product company - to build what they are calling the "world's largest rooftop farm" at Method's new manufacturing plant in the Pullman neighborhood, on Chicago's south side.
July 15, 2014
Cultivate’14: Vegetable Production Tour Highlights From CropKing, Inc.
Check out photos from Greenhouse Grower's visit to CropKing Inc.'s research greenhouses as part of he vegetable production tour at Cultivate'14.
July 8, 2014
Veterans Are Well-Suited For Grower Jobs, And AgVets Is Building A Network Of Greenhouses To Employ Them
AgVets is breaking ground this summer with the first of up to 30 hydroponic greenhouse operations located throughout the country to provide produce to lower- and middle-income consumers.
August 19, 2014
A Look Ahead At Food Safety For Commercial Greenhouse Vegetable Production
If you grow food in your greenhouse that is sold for consumption, food safety regulations will affect you. Here is a recap of Debbie Hamrick’s (North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation) Cultivate'14 presentation on food safety for commercial greenhouse vegetable production.
June 27, 2014
Growing Beyond New York, Gotham Greens Is Developing Projects In New Cities
Gotham Greens is considering the potential for partnering with growers for new ventures in cities across the U.S.
June 27, 2014
Gotham Greens Takes Locally Grown Produce To A Whole New Level
Gotham Greens broke the boundaries of agriculture by building the country’s first commercial-scale rooftop greenhouse operation in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now it’s taking that vision further with two more locations and contracts to build in more cities.
June 25, 2014
New Trends, New Crops Offer New Possibilities For Edibles
New small-space vegetables, container trends and flower/vegetable groupings contribute to a resurgence of interest in growing edibles.