Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

Research, Instruction & Extension for Producing Crops
With Sustainability, Efficiency & Eco-Friendliness
  • Biosphere 2 Hosts Forum on Food, Energy and Water

    Monday, April 20, 2015
    A National Science Foundation workshop attracted experts from across the U.S. and the globe to tackle questions about resources on a planet that soon will have 9 billion people. Read More
  • You found our new page! Let us know how you like it!

    Monday, April 13, 2015
    We've finally upgraded from our old page!  We think it looks spiffy, but want to know your thoughts. How can we better assist you on your quest for knowledge? Please fill out a Webform with your ideas and concerns by clicking (here). Read More
  • Work on the Lunar Greenhouse to continue!

    Tuesday, April 7, 2015
    After many months of waiting there is good news for the Lunar Greenhouse!!!  The Lunar Greenhouse Prototype for Bioregenerative Life Support Systems proposition was selected for the NASA Ralph Steckler/Space Grant Space Colonization Research and Technology Development Opportunity Phase III award! Research on the Lunar Greenhouse will continue and we are one step closer to putting our greenhouse on the moon! Read More
  • Great turnout at the 2015 Tomato Intensive Short Course

    Thursday, January 15, 2015
    Last week the 5th Annual Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Intensive Course, held at the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC), concluded and was a huge success!  Dr. Pat Rorabaugh of The School of Plant Sciences of Agriculture and Life Science (CALS), with assistance from Dr. Stacy Tollefson and the student workers of the CEAC Teaching Greenhouse, taught the group of 27 everything there is to know to optimally grow hydroponic greenhouse tomatoes.  Participants came from all around North America, from California to New York, Hawaii, Mexico, and even Argentina and B... Read More