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A Positive Pressure Future for Agriculture

SAN DIEGO, CA. The term “pressure” has been tossed around a lot in the farming industry and one thing is clear. We all agree pressure is bad. At worst, it is a disaster, at best, a distraction. But not in this case. There’s a fresh positive attraction to pressure when it comes to David Chelf and his amazing positive pressure greenhouses. We caught up with David last October in San Diego …Read More

Mulholland Nursery installs half-acre Airstream Greenhouse

“It starts at the farm.” JULY 2014, ORANGE COVE, CALIFORNIA – Mulholland Citrus, a family farm born in 1885, represents 10% of the California fresh mandarin market. Great-grandfather William Mulholland began a tradition of innovation and ingenuity which has been passed down through four generations of California Delite growers. Today, fourth generation, Tom Mulholland is at the helm. When the Asian Psyllid attacked he needed to protect his market for wholesale citrus tree sales outside of the quarantine areas. …Read More

Airstream Innovations Structures Certified by UDSA to Protect Citrus Industry

Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Airstream Innovations, Inc has announced that the USDA has certified their unique half-acre and full one-acre commercial tunnel greenhouses to protect citrus crops on commercial farms in Central and Southern California from Huanglongbing, one of the most devastating citrus diseases in the world, which is carried by the Asian citrus pysllid (ACP). The Asian citrus pysllid that carries the disease has been found …Read More

Wind power makes Airstream greenhouses greener (CNN Money)

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (CNNMoney) — From the outside, it looks like a crash-landed blimp. On the inside, it feels like a wind tunnel. For inventor David Chelf, this strange structure — a high-tech greenhouse with no skeleton, whose lightweight skin is held aloft on breezes from giant fans — looks like the future of agriculture. “I knew nothing could grow without airflow,” Chelf explains. “And I thought if I could work …Read More