December 14, 2022 | 2:30 -3:30 PM ET – | Inside Grower Magazine Presents — Partnering Up For Real Results |Researchers & Growers

Inside Grower Magazine Presents –Partnering Up For Real Results | Researchers & Growers

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.

MODERATOR:
Jennifer Polanz, Managing Editor, Inside Grower Magazine

PANELISTS

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


September 7 | 2:00 -3:00 PM ET – greenshaus inc.: Imagining Energy-Efficient, Local Food Production In Ontario –

Greenhouse Success Story –Growing Leafy Greens With Less Fossil Fuels & Electricity

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.

Panelists:

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


July 13, 2022 | 2:30 -3:30 PM ET -Energy Optimization In Indoor Agriculture

Energy is one of the top 3 operating expenses of indoor growing.

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:

Moderator:
Daphne Preuss, CEO, CarbonBook

Panelists:
James Eaves , Indoor Agriculture Director, VoltServer
Paal Elfstrum , CEO, Wheatfield Gardens, LLC
Luis Ampudia , Senior Sales Manager, INNIO Jenbacher North America LLC


June 1, 2022 -2:30 – 3:30 PM ET  | GoodLeaf Farms: A Dream Becomes Reality

Years In The Making, Canada’s First & Largest Commercial Vertical Farming Operation Delivers On Mission

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.

WE’LL COVER
What drives the GoodLeaf mission
• The how & why of the build-out process
• System architecture –  tray structure, hydroponic system, LED lighting & More

Goodleaf Indoor AG-Conversations

Learn How They Did It From  Goodleaf & Its  Equipment Partners Signify and Montel