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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Seawater & Solar Drive Greenhouse Food

Touch the Soil News #1369 (Feature photo – Solar Desalination and Food Greenhouses Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license – Mansouraboud68)) In dry climates near oceans, it is tough to grow food. Given global trade tensions, the nation of Iran is making the development and research of greenhouses supplied by seawater desalinated with solar…

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