Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

UC Cooperative Extension | Agricultural Experiment Station

UC partners with Gotham Greens to advance indoor agriculture

Gotham Greens is building a state-of-the-art greenhouse near UC Davis and partnering with UC ANR and UC Davis to advance research and innovation in indoor agriculture, greenhouse technology and urban agriculture. Photo courtesy of Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens, a pioneer in indoor agriculture operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, is placing its latest state-of-the-art greenhouse near UC Davis. “We are building a Controlled Environment Agriculture Consortium to support...

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Practical method for measuring vineyard crop coefficients improves irrigation management
The irrigation crop coefficient relates vine water requirements to climatic conditions. Having an accurate crop coefficient allows farmers to estimate irrigation requirements accurately based on local weather data. Past UC research has demonstrated that the crop coefficient itself can be estimated based on measurements of the ground area shaded by the vineyard leaf canopy at midday. However, previous methods for measuring the shaded area were not practical for commercial use, limiting the use of important irrigation information.

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