Our free Indoor Ag-Conversations series brings you programs scheduled throughout the year covering the latest trends, innovations & best practices from top growers, suppliers & leaders.
A webinar series designed to help you find new ways to grow your business. Visit this page regularly for updated session listings.
Don’t miss LIVE edition of Indoor Ag-Con. Incredible networking. Top-notch speakers. Expanded Show Floor. We’re co-locating again with the National Grocers Association (NGA) Show to bring you even more networking and business-building opportunities. Don’t miss it!
In this webinar we’ll talk to researchers and growers about forming partnerships to advance CEA and improve commercial results. Hear how some of the innovators in the industry are cultivating these relationships to conduct more CEA research where it counts, and find out where there’s continued opportunity for additional collaboration.
Jennifer Polanz, Managing Editor, Inside Grower Magazine
Melanie Yelton,Ph.D., Director of Plant Science, Plenty
Michael Evans, Ph.D., Co-Director of the CEA Innovation Center and Director, School of Plant & Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Susan MacIsaac, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Head of AgScience, Bowery Farming
In this webinar we will be presenting a successful commercial greenhouse operation up in Ottawa, Ontario that grows leafy greens for the community using less fossil fuels and electricity than a traditional greenhouse or indoor farm. Using geothermal energy with a smart lighting system and strategy, greenshaus inc. is achieving year-round food production while retaining low operating costs and a small carbon footprint. We’ll discuss the design of the facility, the smart lighting equipment and layout, the research that is being conducted in the greenhouse and what this all means for the future of local food production in both Ontario and internationally.
Rob Lyle, Founder | Managing Director, greenshaus Inc
Dr. William David Lubitz, P.Eng. , Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, University of Guelph
Hervé Maumus-Hue, Engineer, Ceres Greenhouse Solutions
Craig Adams, Founder, California LightWorks
Creating the optimal grow environment and identifying the ideal combination of lighting, heating, cooling and humidity takes an expertise in critical environments as well as agricultural knowhow. Join us for an insightful session with energy suppliers and growers as they share how to maximize your energy use and minimize your expenses.
Join our panel of industry experts, including:
Daphne Preuss, CEO, CarbonBook
James Eaves , Indoor Agriculture Director, VoltServer
Paal Elfstrum , CEO, Wheatfield Gardens, LLC
Luis Ampudia , Senior Sales Manager, INNIO Jenbacher North America LLC
What started in 2011 as a dream to deliver fresh, nutritious produce to Canadians year-round has become reality.
After years of trials and research to determine optimum growth conditions, new varieties and growing techniques, GoodLeaf’s first full-scale commercial farm in Guelph, Ontario began supplying microgreens and baby greens to retail locations and restaurants throughout Ontario in 2019. Today, GoodLeaf is establishing a true national footprint with construction now underway for a 95,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm in Calgary, Alberta set to open in June of 2023.
You won’t want to miss information-packed 60-minute session as leaders from GoodLeaf and its equipment partners share how they did it. And, what’s next.
• What drives the GoodLeaf mission
• The how & why of the build-out process
• System architecture – tray structure, hydroponic system, LED lighting & More