2024 CEA Census


Join the 2024 Global Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Census

Are you a grower using CEA? Your participation in the 2024 census helps shape the future of CEA practices and policies.


Focusing on technology this year, the CEA Census survey launches on May 31, 2024, aiming to gather data for a global view of the industry. The findings will be shared through a keynote presentation by Henry Gordon-Smith, CEO of Agritecture, at the inaugural CEAg World Conference & Expo in Raleigh, N.C., from August 26-28, 2024. The full report will also be available for download online in October 2024.

Open now until July 18, 2024, the CEA Census survey takes 10 minutes to complete. The organizations invite all growers — from high-tech CEA operations to more traditional outdoor setups using hoops, tunnels, nettings, and retractable roofs — to participate as part of a global community of growers in building a robust dataset that reflects the true state of the industry.

Survey respondents will be entered into a draw to win one of five complimentary registrations to the CEAg World Conference & Expo. This premier event is a must-attend for anyone involved in CEA, offering unparalleled networking opportunities, expert presentations, and the latest innovations in the field.

Additionally, respondents will receive 6 months of free access to Agritecture Designer, Agritecture's award-winning farm planning software.

Previous Years’ Reports

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The 3rd annual CEA Census, produced by Agritecture & WayBeyond, spotlights greenwashing, future production, and sustainability metrics. This report showcases how growers measure specific ESG outcomes, and what their perspectives are on sustainability.


AgTech leaders Autogrow and Agritecture Consulting have concluded our 2nd Annual Global CEA Census, focusing on understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CEA operations around the world.

Global CEA Census 2019

Autogrow and Agritecture Consulting released the first Global CEA Census Report, the most in-depth global survey of indoor & controlled environment agriculture ever conducted, with 316 total respondents from 54 countries.