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Is Indoor Farming Sustainable?

Voices all over the world are telling us that we urgently need to transform food production to make it more sustainable. But what is sustainability? What does it mean?

Hands-Free Cultivation at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio

The fully automated growing system for hydroponic baby leaf lettuce has been installed at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio and is already producing fresh, tasty and sustainable leafy greens for local distribution in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

3D Printing: A New Frontier of Food

3D printing could soon become a regular way of processing food. Here, Tatjana Milenovic, global head of ABB’s food and beverage segment, explains how 3D printing could change the way we manufacture food.

First-of-its-Kind Consortium Develops Crops Intended for Indoor Agriculture

Sustainably feeding a growing global population requires researchers to examine innovative food production approaches. One approach gaining traction is controlled environment agriculture (CEA), also known as indoor agriculture.

IoT Water Sensors: Improving Water Quality Management In Agriculture

As a vital resource for plant-growing, water plays an especially important role in agriculture. This article examines the importance of water quality monitoring with regard to indoor agriculture, and how IoT water sensors are key to enhancing crop yield.

Nutrients 101: Growing Strong Hydroponic Plants

There are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right in the Greenery is actually pretty easy!

Will This Area Be the Agriculture City of the Future?

Located between Shanghai’s international airport and the center of the city, Sunqaio is an innovative way of providing the city with urban food production, as well as a developed area for the growing population.

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Coronavirus Has Highlighted the Problems in Supermarket Supply: IDTechEx Asks if Vertical Farming Could Be the Solution

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted wider concerns about the security of the notoriously complex supply chains that modern supermarkets rely on. There are several middlemen standing in between the farmer and the consumer.

Creating a Sustainable Future for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Its People

University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources leads soil health, nutrient management, and water quality efforts in a rigorous 5-year study to develop environmentally sustainable agricultural systems in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Clayton & McKervey offers tips for business survival during COVID-19, including utilization of "rolling 13-week cash flow analysis"

The realities presented by the COVID-19 health crisis have businesses focused on survival. The most important step to take after ensuring the safety of the team is to protect the company’s cash position to the degree that’s possible.

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NEW AI MODELLING TO MITIGATE RISK FOR FOOD PRODUCTION

Free Agri-TechE webinar 'De-risking agriculture through weather-tech' on 29th April 2020

Wafra International Investment Company (Kuwait) Leads Push For GCC Food Security With USD $100 Million Commitment to Regional Agtech Leader Pure Harvest Smart Farms

Wafra is leading Pure Harvest's $20.6 million Series A financing round with an initial $10 million capital injection, the first step in a multi-phase regional expansion to deliver sustainably-grown safe, delicious & affordable fresh produce throughout the GCC

AgroScout Closes $3 Million Funding Round for Its AI-based Solution for Sustainable Crop Protection

The investment round was led by Kibbutz Yiron, and included other investors - Exit Valley crowd-funding platform, Agriline, The Trendlines Group and grants from the Israel Innovation Authority and the BIRD Foundation.

Soy Innovation Challenge to Award Disruptive Innovators

The Soy Innovation Challenge calls on ag-tech startups and teams to disrupt the current soybean value chain and create value for soybean farmers through innovation and technology.

Earthworm doubles down on U.K. food technology business

-Earthworm provides £1.1m of follow-on investment for Vertical Future, a London-based food technology business, specialized in vertical farming -Vertical Farming is predicted to be a long-term solution for economic shocks, such as pandemics - with the sector expected to grow at a CAGR of 24% to $12.77 billion by 2026

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