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About cdc25

Craig Cramer is a communications specialist, in the School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agricultur and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

$2.4 million Cornell-led project to explore the viability of indoor agriculture

  CALS News [2017-10-12]: Growing crops in controlled environments – in greenhouses, plant factories and in vertical farms – provides alternatives to conventional farming by producing food year-round near metropolitan areas, reducing transportation costs and water use, and improving land-use … Continue reading

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GLASE Director Mattos wins ASHS paper of the year

GLASE Executive Director Erico Mattos was one of the co-authors who received the American Society for Horticultural Sciences Outstanding Cross-Commodity Publication for papers published in 2016. The award was given to the paper A Chlorophyll Fluorescence-based Biofeedback System to Control … Continue reading

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Pocock, Mattson present at ASHS Conference

GLASE Principal Investigators Neil Mattson, Cornell University and Tessa Pocock,  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), presented talks at the 2017 American Society for Horticultural Sciences Annual Conference September 19-22 at The Hilton Waikoloa in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Mattson presented his team’s findings … Continue reading

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GLASE PI Pocock to deliver plenary at Horticultural Lighting Conference – USA

GLASE Principal Investigator Tessa Pocock, Center for Lighting Enabled  Systems and Applications (LESA), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), will give the closing plenary talk at the Horticultural Lighting Conference 2017 on October 17 at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, … Continue reading

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GLASE consortium aims to improve greenhouse energy efficiency

From Hort Americas blog [2017-08-24]: Even though the Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium is New York-based, the research it is doing has the potential to impact controlled environment agriculture worldwide. The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium is a … Continue reading

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GLASE featured in The Polytechnic

The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering Consortium (GLASE) was featured in The Polytechnic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s student-run newspaper, July 17: GLASE center to improve greenhouse industry An excerpt: One of the many aspects of Rensselaer’s environmentally-conscious research enterprise revolves around sustainable and … Continue reading

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New Consortium to Reduce Greenhouse Energy Use

Reposted from CALS News [2017-06-05] New York greenhouses are increasingly tasked to do two things seemingly at odds with one another: match consumer appetite for increased local vegetable production while dramatically reducing overall energy consumption. A public-private consortium led by … Continue reading

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