Hydroponic container farms offer a unique solution by providing inmates hands-on training in an engaging and therapeutic environment. This blog explores how this sustainable and efficient farming technique can contribute to breaking the cycle of recidivism.
Company is one of 20 international food and agriculture startups selected for the 2023 Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit
Les Serres Bertrand, a leader in the greenhouse industry, has chosen to install Sollum®'s dynamic LED lighting solution for its tomato greenhouse located in Lanoraie, Qu©bec, which they acquired in 2017. This investment is the company's first foray into LED technology.
The awards are organised by global food and drink experts Zenith Global. Celebrating excellence and innovation across the global vertical farming industry, entries were invited in 10 award categories spanning crops, technology, sustainability and commercial initiatives.
While indoor farming offers numerous advantages, it's essential to acknowledge one of its major challenges: energy consumption. The controlled environment required for optimal crop growth demands a significant amount of energy for lighting, heating, and cooling. In an era when sustainability is a top priority, finding solutions to mitigate rising energy costs and reduce the environmental impact of indoor farming is crucial.
As we look towards the future of agriculture, one crucial concern arises - how do we make this age-old industry more appealing to the younger generation? Agriculture has been the backbone of societies for centuries, but today, it's facing a challenge as more people are leaving the field than joining. However, we believe there's a path forward to revitalize this essential sector and make it not just sustainable, but also attractive to the tech-savvy youth of today.
Even though light is absorbed by leaves at the top of the canopy, shading from neighboring leaves reduces the light available to leaves lower in the canopy and the plant is living up to less than its full photosynthetic potential.
Pilot Testing Opportunity: Freya Cultivation Systems Unveils New Greenhouse Cultivation System Aiming at 200 kg/m2/year Leafy Greens Yields
The AEROFRAME doubles the cultivation area by utilizing three-dimensional structures (A-Frames) and mobile proprietary ultrasonic sprayers, which not only increase productivity but also deliver all the benefits of aeroponic irrigation, such as increased disease resistance and resource savings.
Co-hosted by Indoor Ag-Con and the Virginia Tech- IALR Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center, the 2nd annual CEA Summit East attracted 240 attendees from 33 U.S. states, Canada, the Netherlands and Sweden, including growers, educators, scientists, Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists, suppliers, engineers, tech specialists, architect/developers and other industry members.
Chosen for their dominant performance in head-to-head trials, Fluence's SPYDR fixtures increase yields and improve energy efficiency for Oakfruitland
Mobile Robotics Company Seasony Secures Innovation Grant To Create AI-Enabled Early Warning System for Vertical Farms
Seasony, a frontrunner in mobile robotics for vertical farming, is excited to announce the receipt of a grant from the Danish Innovation Foundation.
DUBAI, Stakeholders from 30+ countries united to make the 4th Global Vertical Farming Show - a massive hit!
The event, brought together esteemed guests, including His Excellencies, key government officials, and industry experts, turning it into a remarkable platform for knowledge exchange and product showcase.
Leading Indoor Spinach Grower BrightFarms Enters Exclusive Licensing Deal With Partner Element Farms
Agreement To Satisfy Growing Need For Locally, Indoor-Grown Spinach Throughout The Northeast
Israel's largest cannabis facility taps into REMY and Fluence's LED technology for better control over its cultivation process, leading to higher consistency throughout the grow
PLEASANT VIEW GARDENS SIGNS ON WITH SOLLUM TECHNOLOGIES TO DYNAMICALLY LIGHT THEIR PLANT PRODUCTION
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Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Product
Fotono is a full spectrum LED horticultural luminaire designed to directly replace HPS lights in greenhouses. At 12 pounds, 20 inches long, and 5 inches high, Fotono's compact size makes installation simple while minimizing structural burden on greenhouses. This compact fixture packs energy-saving and yield-improving features, such as a high output, stepless dimming, advanced spectral capabilities, and more.