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Agtonomy Unveils Groundbreaking TeleFarmer™ Solution for Specialty Crop Farmers

TeleFarmer™ empowers farmers to remotely execute labor-intensive tasks, allowing them to supplement and uplift labor.

Using LED Technology Improve Plant Cultivation

Light quality and spectrum controllability is a prerequisite for the maximized use of light energy to save energy, reduce growing cycle times, enhance production, and improve product quality.

Powering the Future: NREL Research Finds Opportunities for Breakthrough Battery Designs

Using ultramodern capabilities and world-class laboratory facilities, NREL’s energy storage researchers continue to push battery boundaries with materials development, thermal management, diagnostics, and modeling.

How BrightFarms is Meeting Demand for More Indoor Grown Produce

Food safety is the single most important part of what we do as food growers. BrightFarms has demonstrated its leadership in this space by transparently tackling challenges and charting a path forward.

Solving the Farming Industry’s Information Overload Problem

On the outside, it would seem that ag-tech is having its 2009 Apple iPhone moment, quipping “there’s an app for that”, but as commercial farmers are beginning to realize, having access to too much information can sometimes be as detrimental as having no information at

PharmCloud™ Introduces World's First "Grow as a Service™" Precision Cannabis Operation in Oklahoma, USA

The facility is the first ever to deploy EwE™ technology that brings the highest quality, most consistent and customizable cannabis crops to brands, academic and research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and the nutraceutical industry.

Affecting Climate Change Through Farmland Relocation: 6 Considerations

Farming relocation is a concept that entails moving a country’s farmland to a central location. The goal is to maximize crop yield while minimizing humans’ negative environmental impact.

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AeroFarms Launches 9 New Community Farms to Provide Additional 2 Tons of Fresh Food Access to 4,500+ Local Students

AeroFarms’ Award-Winning Community Farms Program Expands to Provide Over 50,000 Servings of Local, Fresh Food and Empower STEAM Career Education for local school communities

A new frontier for Agrivoltaics: the launch of the SYMBIOSYST project

The project will develop technological solutions and strategies to increase the competitiveness of agri-PV solutions across Europe minimizing the impact on landscape and surrounding environments.

New R&D project for vertical food production without artificial lighting.

NOVAGRIC has developed in collaboration with Tecnalia an innovation project that solves the critical points of vertical agriculture, increasing the profitability of this type of installations.

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Plenty Building World's Largest Vertical Farming Research Center to Advance Indoor Agriculture

Wyoming supports expansion with more than $20 million in funding, largest economic development grant in state's history

ACTX Announces New Line of "GrowPod" Controlled Environment Farms

Also known as vertical farms, grow rooms, and container farms, these automated modular systems provide a clean environment so that plants can reach their full potential

Advancing Agriculture with Jay Vroom: Biome Makers Adds Industry Leader as New Advisor

Biome Makers, a global leader in agtech microbiology, announces the addition of Jay Vroom as an advisor. Biome Makers is revolutionizing the agricultural industry with BeCrop technology, the world's largest database of taxonomic references of microorganisms. Biome Makers aims to optimize crop yields by integrating soil microbiology into farming practices.

Fluence Selected as LED Technology Partner by Major Cannabis Cultivators in Growing Portuguese Market

Portuguese growers have leveraged Fluence's industry-leading technology to achieve better yields and a more efficient cultivation process

ZipGrow Inc. Announces New Supply Partnership With Agritecture

ZipGrow Inc., a global provider of hydroponic technologies for small to medium ventures, announces a supply partnership with Agritecture, the world's leading advisory firm on urban and Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA).

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