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Vertical Farming Methods Compared to Traditional Vertical Farming?

True Vertical™️ optimizes the amount of plants per square foot by growing them literally vertically along a wall that can be 25 feet tall and 35 feet wide, or even bigger. This wall of canopy is facing another wall of canopy. Lighting is in between.

Genetic Engineering is a Driving Force for Modern Agriculture

Genetic engineering permits scientists to select only one definite gene to implant. This avoids introducing other genes with unwanted attributes. Genetic engineering also speeds up the development of new foods with wanted traits.

Growing Functionality of Agricultural Raw Materials

Agricultural commodities, notably, raw materials, are progressively being used in sectors beyond conventional nutrition and fiber industries.

Gotham Greens Opens Largest Urban Agriculture Campus In Chicago

Governor Pritzker, Alderman Anthony Beale welcome the company's second greenhouse in Historic Pullman Neighborhood, which more than doubles Gotham Greens' Midwest production

3 Tips For Keeping Your Cannabis Operation Compliant

Meeting regulatory compliance standards is only half the battle. Once your operation becomes compliant, you also have to stay compliant.

Accountability in Agriculture: Embracing the Commitment

The last decade has brought about unprecedented changes in how we define product safety, business success, equity investment, and health & wellness. For some, change is coming too fast, and for others, not fast enough. For farmers, it’s especially challenging.

Farming in 4-D: Hindsight, Insight, Foresight and Integration

The digital evolution within the ag industry has been constant over the last decade and continually evolving; however, it doesn’t come without its challenges. Digital ag and ag tech aren’t always easy to adopt.

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South Dakota State University Selects Burns & McDonnell for New Precision Agriculture Building Commissioning

Burns & McDonnell will help the 110,500-square-foot Raven Precision Agriculture Center pursue LEED v4 certification, which will be comprised of innovative classrooms, laboratories and collaboration spaces to support the first multidisciplinary major in precision agriculture

Motiv Robotics Announces Enhanced RoboMantis® Robot

Motiv Robotics announces the availability of the RoboMantis robot with enhanced capabilities at iROS 2019 in Macau.

Green Automation is bringing automation and efficiency to new greenhouse operation in Texas

TrueHarvest Farms in Belton, TX, is ramping up their production of fresh, safe and locally grown leafy greens, using an automated hydroponic growing system from Green Automation.

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Beating the Odds: Farmers and Ag Technology Leaders to Gather in Omaha to Take on Toughest Farm Economy in Generations

At 5th annual Farmer2Farmer Conference, Farmers Business Network to arm growers with the tools they need to survive and thrive in the face of ongoing headwinds

RealEats America Among Top Winners Named at Inaugural Grow-NY Global Food and Agriculture Business Competition

$3 million in prizes awarded to seven winning companies during two-day Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit

Seed investment helps farmers end challenging season on positive note

Early harvest results find NK® corn and soybeans from Syngenta outyielding competitors on farms across the country

Agbotic and Black & Veatch Announce Collaboration to Deploy Ecologically Restorative Smart Farms

The Company's model complements outdoor agriculture and cleans air, water and soil by planting trees, sequestering carbon, establishing wetlands, and maintaining habitats for sensitive wildlife.

DJI Demonstrates Direct Drone-To-Phone Remote Identification

Simple, Low-Cost Solution Meets Government Expectations To Identify Airborne Drones

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