How Did We Miss This News? – World’s Largest Greenhouse Complex

Touch the Soil News #1640 (Feature Photo – Greenhouses – CC BY 1.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=130422) CGTN News brought the story first a couple of years ago as a large Chinese company began to build out the world’s largest complex of food greenhouses. Built in the desert in Egypt, the project has now built 600 greenhouses with…

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Free Daily Light Calculator for Greenhouses

Touch the Soil News #1631 (Feature Photo – Greenhouse – By W.carter – Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62134626) Agritecture news portal brings us the story of their developing and making available a free digital tool that measures the amount of Photosynthetically Active Radiation that falls on a location in a 24-hour period. You can read the…

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Revol Greens – Making the News

Touch the Soil News #1531 (Feature photo – Revol Greens Greenhouse – courtesy of Revol Greens) Global AgInvesting brings us the story of Revol Greens. This Minnesota-based greenhouse farming enterprise just announced its plans to build a 16-acred leafy greens and lettuce greenhouse in California. Now that’s a big greenhouse. Revol Greens was awarded $11.3…

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Greenhouse Farming in Mongolia

Touch the Soil News #1468 (Feature photo – Mongolia – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, ASDFGHJ) Just the title of this story signifies how technology, driven by population growth, is changing the way we approach food. Whoever thought that high-tech greenhouses would emerge in Mongolia, a remote nation with extreme winters? You can see…

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