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February 2, 2023

USDA Funding for Free Energy and Water-use Benchmarking Expiring Soon for Greenhouse and CEA Agriculture Operators

Deadline of March 1 set for farms to enroll in grant-funded program compiling anonymous data for Key Performance Indicators report to help standardize resource efficiency.   ORTLAND, Ore. (DATETK) — The deadline is approaching for greenhouse and CEA producers to take advantage of free energy and water benchmarking services provided by the United States Department…
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July 18, 2022

Resource Innovation Institute Hires Experienced CEA Expert Rob Eddy to Serve as Technical Director

Eddy will help establish horticultural efficiency best practices and lead development of a USDA-sponsored professional credentialing program for CEA design and construction professionals    PORTLAND, Ore. (July 18, 2022) — Resource Innovation Institute (RII), the leading not-for-profit energy and water benchmarking organization providing resource efficiency best practices for CEA producers, has appointed seasoned greenhouse consultant Rob Eddy…
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June 20, 2022

RII Hires Director of Marketing & Membership to Increase Producer Benchmarking while Serving and Expanding the RII Community

Elyse Greenberg, a veteran horticultural communicator, will extend RII’s position as a global authority on resource efficiency in controlled environment agriculture   PORTLAND, Ore. (June 20, 2022) — Resource Innovation Institute (RII) has hired Elyse Greenberg, who has a long track record as a communications expert in the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) sector, as its…
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June 2, 2022

RII Welcomes Third Round of Producer Partners for USDA-funded Controlled Environment Agriculture Resource Benchmarking Project

Leading CEA producers continue joining publicly funded effort to establish benchmarks for energy and water efficiency and productivityPORTLAND, Ore. (May 6, 2022) — Less than two months since it announced a previous round of producer partners, Resource Innovation Institute (RII) welcomes its third round of producer partners who are benchmarking their energy- and water-efficiency performance…