Commercial Greenhouse Manufacturer | Agra Tech Inc
 

Agra Tech's Blog

SFPUC Native Plant Project

SFPUC Native Plant Project | Agra Tech

Agra Tech Plays Growing Role in SFPUC Native Plant Project 

On a parcel of land near the Sunol Water Temple in the East Bay, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is nurturing native plant seedlings. It's a huge project, but by hiring some of the finest people in the industry and using best plant management practices, the Sunol Native Plant Nursery is growing more than 120 different types of native plants from seeds. 

Read More

Published on:
07/17/2019

Post by:
Anita Pound

Category:
Builders  Consultants  Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Accessories  Greenhouse Equipment  Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses 

Lassen Canyon Nursery Produces the World's Finest Strawberry Plants

Lassen Canyon Nursery Produces the World's Finest Strawberry Plants | Agra Tech

Founded in the 1950s, the Lassen Canyon Nursery grows a quarter billion strawberry plants in California, Mexico and China every year while also growing hay on 930 acres. With its headquarters in Redding, CA and multiple locations worldwide, this company is well-known for producing strawberry plants that are healthy and strong for their customers all over the world, including huge growers (such as Dole, Sweet Darling and Naturipe Farms) all the way to small do-it-yourselfers with modest backyard gardens.

Read More

Published on:
10/12/2015

Post by:
Admin

Category:
Builders  Consultants  Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Structure  Insect Exclusion 

John Pound Interview, Part II

John Pound Interview, Part II | Agra Tech

John Pound is the Owner and Founder of Agra Tech, one of the world’s leading commercial greenhouse manufacturers, with its headquarters in Pittsburg, CA. Click to read Part 1.

Read More

Published on:
09/10/2014

Post by:
Admin

Category:
Consultants  Greenhouses  Personnel 

John Pound Builds Agra Tech Into a leading Commercial Greenhouse Manufacturer

John Pound Builds Agra Tech Into a leading Commercial Greenhouse Manufacturer | Agra Tech

John Pound, 65 has been running Agra Tech, Inc. for 41 years after founding this commercial greenhouse manufacturing company in Salinas, CA in 1973. Things have changed in many ways since John Pound began this successful company, but his passion hasn’t waned one iota. “People used to ask me how were you able to start a greenhouse business at 24,” Pound said. “But, today I’m the old man in this industry, so things have truly changed.

Read More

Published on:
07/28/2014

Post by:
Admin

Category:
Consultants  Greenhouses  Personnel 

Dr. Howard Resh: Hydroponics and Greenhouse Growing Expert, Consultant and Teacher

Dr. Howard Resh: Hydroponics and Greenhouse Growing Expert, Consultant and Teacher | Agra Tech

Dr. Howard Resh is a greenhouse expert, teacher, consultant, author and hydroponics pioneer and when he consults greenhouse growers all over the planet, he often directs them to purchase greenhouses made by Agra Tech, Inc. in Pittsburg, CA and one of the world’s leading commercial greenhouse manufacturers in the world.

Read More

Published on:
06/06/2014

Post by:
Admin

Category:
Consultants  Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouses  Vegetable Growing 

Dr. Matthew Stong Sets Greenhouse Growers for Success

Dr. Matthew Stong Sets Greenhouse Growers for Success | Agra Tech

When greenhouse farmers require some much-needed help and sage advice, they call a doctor. But he’s not a medical doctor—he’s an agricultural doctor and one of the leading experts on the subject of indoor farming in the world today. By working with greenhouse growers all over the world, Dr. Matthew Stong, Ph.D., is making the planet a healthier place to live, by teaching indoor farmers the importance of organic, sustainable and environmentally-conscious growing techniques. He is the Chief Science Officer at EcoFarms International in Redwood City, CA, a global facilitator of sustainable organic agriculture. Over the years, Dr. Stong has developed a mutually beneficial business relationship with Agra Tech, Inc., in Pittsburg, CA, a company that manufactures commercial greenhouses and provides affordable solutions to Dr. Stong and his greenhouse clients.

Read More

Published on:
05/09/2014

Post by:
Admin

Category:
Consultants  Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses