IDTechEx: How to Succeed in Vertical Farming

By carefully tailoring the environment to the exact requirements of the crop, such as through using LED lighting to produce the exact light spectrum needed for optimal photosynthesis, it is possible to obtain yields hundreds of times higher than traditional agriculture.

The Hungry Gap, Seasonality and Controlled Environment Agriculture

In spring, farmers' stores of winter veg will be running low and the new season's crops are not yet ready to be harvested. This period is called the "hungry gap". During the hungry gap, Britain relies even more heavily on imports to feed itself.

Strengthening the Chain: a Push Towards Local Food Security

The delicacy of our food supply networks has been exposed, and now is the time to reflect on how our systems could change for the better, as well as our behaviour as consumers - demonstrated by those who have pledged to support local businesses more during this time.

UbiQD and Nanosys Partner to Improve Greenhouse Crop Yields

Advanced materials leaders boost crop grower profitability by leveraging ultra-high-definition TV supply chain to manufacture luminescent agricultural films

Food Security in Today's World

This global pandemic has not only highlighted health implications of today's highly connected world, but has also identified issues with supply chain and product lines. It has shown how society behaves in times of crises - both the good, and the not-so-good.

AeroFarms® to build world's largest R&D Indoor Vertical Farm in Abu Dhabi as part of USD $100 million AgTech investment by Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO)

The farm will be dedicated to state-of-the-art R&D and commercialization of relevant local crops utilizing AeroFarms' expertise and proprietary indoor vertical farming technology that uses up to 95% less water and zero pesticides vs. traditional field farming.

Ag Barometer index drops below 100 as coronavirus disrupts agriculture

The Ag Economy Barometer is based on responses from 400 U.S. agricultural producers and this month's survey was conducted from April 19-24, 2020.

Covid-19 Impact on Food Automation and Robotics Market

The current trend of automation has witnessed the development of new technologies that are capable of providing end-to-end automation for the production of certain processed foods.

Building a Resilient Fresh Food Supply Chain in the Age of Coronavirus

As the pandemic exacerbates the issues in our global food system, we wanted to understand why the system is failing, and how we can build a more resilient one in the future.

How Farmers Are Using Technology to Secure Their Land and Equipment

The increased utilization of precision agriculture has resulted in more data breaches. Precision agriculture is a management system that relies on measuring and quantifying vast amounts of data to improve yields and decrease inputs.

Kalera To Open New Indoor Vertical Farming Facility in Atlanta

Atlanta farm will be the company's newest and largest, demonstrating Kalera's ability to quickly scale on a national and international level

Risk of E. Coli in Hydroponic and Aquaponic Systems May Be Greater Than Once Thought

It's been thought that hydroponic and aquaponic systems could reduce these issues since there is little opportunity for pathogens like E. coli to contaminate the edible parts of plants.

Quality Equipment is Key in Harvesting Hemp for CBD Oil Production

There is a limited window of time for a grower to successfully harvest hemp for CBD oil production. They need to trust their equipment to function as designed, and the right belt will support their bottom-line goals.

How Resilient Is America's Food Supply Chain?

Here is how the American supply chain is currently standing up to COVID-19 and how experts believe it will respond in the future. We'll also look at how farmers are using new techniques to make food logistics and distribution more efficient, sustainable and resilient.

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?

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