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March 29, 2022

Endeavor Business Media and Resource Innovation Institute Announce Inaugural Resilient Harvests Conference

Conference focused on Policies, Programs & Practices to Advance Efficient Greenhouse & Vertical FarmingNashville, TN//March 29, 2022 Endeavor Business Media and Resource Innovation Institute announce the inaugural Resilient Harvests Conference to take place on November 1-2, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach in Long Beach, CA. The Resilient Harvests Conference brings together a variety…
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March 17, 2022

RII Welcomes New Producer-Partners for USDA-funded Controlled Environment Agriculture Resource Benchmarking Project

Leading CEA producers continue momentum toward establishing industry standards for energy and water efficiency and productivityPORTLAND, Ore. (March 17, 2022) — The Resource Innovation Institute (RII) welcomes its latest round of producer-partners planning to benchmark their energy- and water-efficiency performance metrics as part of a USDA-funded project aimed at encouraging innovation and resource efficiency in…
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March 10, 2022

Resource Innovation Institute Releases Utility & Efficiency Program Best Practices Guide for Controlled Environment Agriculture

Webinar will be held in partnership with ACEEE to orient organizations to the guide, which is the first publication created under a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture PORTLAND, Ore. (March 8, 2022) -- Resource Innovation Institute (RII), in partnership with the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), is releasing its first…
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February 15, 2022

Resource Innovation Institute Announces 2022 USDA-funded Publication Schedule

A range of efficiency best practices guides for CEA producers are complemented by research reports and guidance documents for governments and utilitiesFebruary 15, 2022 (Portland, Ore.) – Resource Innovation Institute (RII) is announcing its publication schedule for 2022, featuring United States Department of Agriculture-sponsored, peer-reviewed research. The partnership with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is…
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January 10, 2022

Resource Innovation Institute, ACEEE, and USDA to Unveil Market Transformation Strategy for Energy-Efficient Controlled Environment Agriculture

RII, ACEEE, and USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service to create lasting change in market behavior by accelerating the adoption of energy efficiency practices in the controlled environment agriculture industry.January 10, 2022  (Portland, Ore.) - Resource Innovation Institute (RII), ACEEE, and the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) will unveil their Market…
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October 20, 2021

RII Releases Automation and Controls Best Practices Guide for Cannabis Cultivation & Controlled Environment Agriculture Operations

A peer-reviewed guide to save energy, improve quality and reduce costsPortland, OR. (October 18, 2021) -- RII recently released its “Automation & Controls Best Practices for Cannabis Cultivation & Controlled Environment Agriculture Operations” guide. The sixth release in RII’s Best Practices series, the guide was peer-reviewed by experts in the controlled environment agriculture industry, and…