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February 21, 2023

4 Top Considerations When Selecting a Greenhouse Covering

Operators must carefully balance material cost, longevity, insulation and light transmission rates to ensure a profitable and efficient controlled-environment agriculture operation. Image provided by Ceres Greenhouse Solutions Greenhouse operators have more information–and more to consider–than ever when installing new coverings.…
November 29, 2022

Why Indoor CEA Operators Should Consider a Retrocommissioning Study

Reduced energy consumption, increased performance, and utility rebates are incentives   Conducting a retrocommissioning study on a controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility is a multi-stakeholder endeavor involving everyone from ownership and facility operators to architects, engineers and equipment suppliers. Together…
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September 30, 2021

Resource Innovation Institute seeks subject matter experts to advise on USDA funded best practices guidance for CEA producers

Portland, Ore. (September 22, 2021)--Resource Innovation Institute (RII), is currently recruiting for the following Technical Advisory Council working groups to support our USDA project titled Data-Driven Market Transformation for Efficient, Sustainable Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). RII is a non-profit organization…
September 10, 2021

RII Recruiting Next Round of CEA Producers for USDA Project

Resource Innovation Institute is seeking the participation of eligible producers for its USDA Conservation Innovation grant-funded project: Data-Driven Market Transformation for Efficient, Sustainable Controlled Environment Agriculture.  The producers will be representing a wide range of facility types, geographic locations, cultivation…