A Farmer’s Guide To Owning Your Farm

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In this post, Nick walks you through how to own your farm and not let your farm own you. He shares things like what employees to hire first and creating a good environment for them. My favorite part is where he shares the actual checklist he uses to operate (a six figure business) systematically, allowing him to accomplish more. Here’s Nick –

A Farmer's Guide to Owning Your Farm

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ICCEA Panama 2015 Recap

Thanks to Jim Pantaleo for this contribution. Jim is one of the most connected people in the controlled environment agriculture movement and was able to get down to Panama to bring you some exclusive coverage of  last weekend’s ICCEA event. Interested in helping out like Jim? Get on our mailing list and get in touch. Sign up here!

I am more than pleased to write about my attendance at the inaugural International Conference on Controlled Environment Agriculture (ICCEA) in Panama City, Panama.  The May event brought together 350 of the brightest minds in indoor agriculture, vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture (to include greenhouses) from around the world.

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