Vegetables and Fruit

Energy-Savings, Rebates, and Reduced Infrastructure Costs at Sklarczyk Seed Farm

About the Sklarczyk Seed Farms (SSF) Sklarczyk Seed Farms (SSF) is a family-run potato farm established in 1942 in Johannesburg, Michigan. They’ve become known for their [...]

USDA Implements LumiGrow Spectral Control Strategies for Corn and Soybeans


About the USDA-ARS Ames Facility The Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA-ARS) works to develop a foundation of scientific knowledge to [...]

Superior Lettuce Quality & Production at Tyger River Smart Farm

Tyger River Smart Farm is a family-owned and operated leafy green vegetable farm in Duncan, South Carolina. They offer a wide assortment of lettuce varieties including Bibb, Buttercrunch, Romaine, Summercrisp, Green Leaf, and Red Leaf, in addition to kale, chard, arugula, basil, and more. 

Cabrillo College – Environmental Horticulture Center and Botanic Gardens

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For over thirty years the Cabrillo College Horticulture Program has served both career students and home gardeners. The Horticulture Department sits on the "salad bowl [...]

Patterson Greenhouses Increases Tomato Production and Accelerates Harvest

Introduction Patterson Greenhouses is a successful vine crop grower located in Broadway, North Carolina. In business since 1998, the company is known for highly flavorful, [...]

Controlled Environment Agriculture Takes Root in Alaska

Challenge A family of four in Palmer, Alaska spends $1,300 more on groceries each year than does the same-size Portland, Oregon family, according to the [...]

Heil Fruit & Produce – Fifth-Generation Grower Ramps Up Revenue with LumiGrow

Seizing the Opportunity Six years ago Tony Heil added a hydroponic greenhouse to his family's Norborne, Missouri farm, an 80-acre operation, 60 miles east of [...]