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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

Berry Farm In a Blimp (KPBS News)

SAN DIEGO — If you’re like most Americans, you’ll eat about seven pounds of strawberries this year. One San Diego farmer hopes the strawberries you eat will be his, because of the new way he grows them, because he’s trying to make his operation financially viable … and because they taste good. The University of California patented the strawberry variety, called “Seascape.” They are the only strawberries used by executive …Read More