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Amazon introduces Hippo Harvest's first leafy greens line, grown with 92% less water

Backed by Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, Hippo Harvest’s growing process uses robotics and greenhouses to reduce food waste and land use.

+5.4% Boost in Cannabis

After three months under the films, dry, trimmed harvest weights were reported in September of 2019. Dry yield showed an extra 2.5 lbs harvested from under the film, equivalent to a +5.4% increase in total dry yield.

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.

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Employing VOCs as an Eco-Friendly Solution for Crop Production and Protection in 2023

The risk of pests spreading diseases and unwanted weeds decreases because of pesticides and herbicides. However, these chemicals often contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

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.

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

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Make LED switch now to curb rising energy costs, urges LST

AgTech firm Light Science Technologies (LST) is urging glasshouse growers to ditch HPS lighting for LEDs as indoor farming feels the pinch from rising energy costs.

Rovensa Group Launches Rovensa Next, a New Global Biosolutions Business Unit to Shape a Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Today, Rovensa Group, a global leader of agricultural inputs for sustainable agriculture, answers that need with Rovensa Next, a new global business unit dedicated to biosolutions for agriculture that aims to give back to the Earth what the Earth gives to us. Rovensa Next makes its debut this week at Fruit Logistica Berlin (Hall 1.2, Stand B-50), the leading trade fair for the fresh fruit industry.

Regal Rexnord introduces a new generator, the Irrigator Duty

Regal Rexnord, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, industrial alternators, and mechanical power transmission products, announced the Irrigator Duty, a new addition to their Marathon generator line.

ThriveAgric Wins $1m as Regional Winners of 2022 AYuTe Africa Challenge

The Nigeria-based agritech continues on winning streak after emerging overall winners of Visa Everywhere Initiative

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

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