Greenhouse growth cools

Apr 03, 2019 by Amy Sowder
Better protected from the unpredictability of weather, outdoor pests and contamination, indoor growing of all kinds offers more reliability and consistency that means it’s a category to last, say proponents.

Greenhouses keeping up with demand

Mar 29, 2019 by Amy Sowder
Tim Heydon touched the brick of proprietary soil in the first room. “Everything we do is USDA-certified organic, and it starts with the soil system,” said the CEO of Shenandoah Growers, Harrisonburg, Va., one of the largest commercial indoor fresh herb growers in the U.S. 

Vidalia onion acreage down

Mar 29, 2019 by Jim Offner
Vidalia onion acreage in 2019 will hit a 10-year low, but growers say they should have ample supplies to get them through the upcoming season.

Giumarra adds ripening rooms

Mar 28, 2019 by Tom Burfield
The Giumarra Cos. was adding five avocado ripening rooms to the three existing rooms already in operation at its Escondido, Calif., location, said Gary Caloroso, business development director.