This is How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting the Agriculture Industry

As some states start lifting COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions, the agriculture industry continues to struggle under a largely shut-down America. The industry is experiencing losses in the billions between the dairy, meat, and produce sectors.

VERTICAL FIELD'S NEW PORTABLE FARMS ARE MAKING THE WORLD MORE SUSTAINABLE - AND BETTER FED

REVIVING URBAN LIFE - AN INNOVATIVE SOIL-BASED INDOOR VERTICAL FARM THAT BRINGS THE PRODUCTION OF FOOD TO THE PLACE IT IS CONSUMED

Supplyshark Gives Agriculture Industry a New Way to Connect to Buyers in Wake of Food Supply Chain Disruption

A new company, named Supplyshark, has stepped forward to provide a new way for those in the agriculture industry to connect to buyers and vice versa. The organization is offering a free 90-day subscription during the pandemic to show support to farmers and other suppliers.

AG&P Launches Specialized Agriculture Workforce Solutions to Meet Demand for Seasonal Farm Workers

Houston-based AG&P Americas has launched a new service line offering workforce solutions for the U.S. agriculture sector amid shortages in seasonal farm labor.

Solectrac Electric Tractors Launches Investment Campaign

Solectrac is currently selling a 30 HP 4-WD compact electric tractor and a 40 HP utility tractor while developing its eFarmer model for row crops and a 70 HP model for more demanding tasks. These climate-smart electric tractors have the power and torque to outperform diesels at low speeds and match their performance at higher speeds.

CIRCOR Announces RTK® Bottom Blowdown Valve

Ideal for high-efficiency cleaning of high-pressure boilers

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.

WITH ITS ABILITY TO SUPPORT A BUSINESS FROM THE HEADQUARTERS THROUGH THE ENTIRE SUPPLY CHAIN, THE ST. LOUIS REGION HELPS MANY COMPANIES SERVE THE WORLD

The final session of FreightWeekSTL 2020 featured new insight into the post COVID-19 trends for industrial user site selection and the St. Louis region's role in that. To talk about those trends, the St. Louis Regional Freightway turned to Doug Rasmussen, President and CEO of Steadfast City Economic & Community Partners

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.

Violet Gro Ag Lighting Announces Partnership With Cedar Valley Farms

With the propagation of its initial hemp crops for the season complete, they have cited Violet Gro's LED grow lights as their primary light source for their greenhouse operations, which include the 1,500 square-foot structure pictured below - as well as plans to utilize Violet Gro for an expanded 300,000 square-foot grow facility.

INDOOR AG-CON KICKS OFF NEW FREE WEBINAR SERIES WITH UNITED FRESH PANEL DISCUSSION ON PRODUCE TRENDS, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDOOR GROWERS

Free Monthly Virtual Events To Share Content Originally Planned For May 2020 Annual In-Person Conference Postponed Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

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.

Fluence, Compassionate Cultivation Announce Cannabis Research Partnership

Fluence and Compassionate Cultivation will conduct several studies over a 12-month period to evaluate and improve the sustainable production of cannabis with LED lighting solutions

Chipotle Selects Eight Ventures Breaking Farming Barriers For Aluminaries Project 2.0

The accelerator's second class is advancing innovative solutions to empower the next generation of farmers

Gotham Greens Opens New Greenhouse In The Rockies

Gotham Greens' locally grown produce and line of salad dressings and sauces bring freshness to more grocery baskets during COVID-19 pandemic, underscoring the benefits of regional food supply chains

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