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Coronavirus Has Highlighted the Problems in Supermarket Supply: IDTechEx Asks if Vertical Farming Could Be the Solution

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted wider concerns about the security of the notoriously complex supply chains that modern supermarkets rely on. There are several middlemen standing in between the farmer and the consumer.

First-of-its-Kind Consortium Develops Crops Intended for Indoor Agriculture

Sustainably feeding a growing global population requires researchers to examine innovative food production approaches. One approach gaining traction is controlled environment agriculture (CEA), also known as indoor agriculture.

IoT Water Sensors: Improving Water Quality Management In Agriculture

As a vital resource for plant-growing, water plays an especially important role in agriculture. This article examines the importance of water quality monitoring with regard to indoor agriculture, and how IoT water sensors are key to enhancing crop yield.

Nutrients 101: Growing Strong Hydroponic Plants

There are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right in the Greenery is actually pretty easy!

Will This Area Be the Agriculture City of the Future?

Located between Shanghai’s international airport and the center of the city, Sunqaio is an innovative way of providing the city with urban food production, as well as a developed area for the growing population.

Are Crop-Spraying Drones the Wave of the Future?

The primary function of agricultural drones in the current market is integration for pesticide management and irrigation systems. By collecting and analyzing data, drones can assist agricultural operations in more efficient pesticide use.

Using Minichromosomal Technology in Agriculture

Minichromosomal technology does not alter the plants genes in any way. Resulting in faster regulatory approval and a quicker acceptance by farmers.

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Creating a Sustainable Future for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Its People

University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources leads soil health, nutrient management, and water quality efforts in a rigorous 5-year study to develop environmentally sustainable agricultural systems in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Clayton & McKervey offers tips for business survival during COVID-19, including utilization of "rolling 13-week cash flow analysis"

The realities presented by the COVID-19 health crisis have businesses focused on survival. The most important step to take after ensuring the safety of the team is to protect the company’s cash position to the degree that’s possible.

IDTechEx Asks If Vertical Farming Can Revolutionise Global Agriculture

Supporters of vertical farming claim it could revolutionise global food production, practically eliminating food miles by enabling crop growth right next to urban population centres, paving the way for the future of smart cities.

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Vertical Field Changes the Kosher Produce Consumption

-Vertical Field Meets Star-K Kosher Certification -Vertical Field's customers can now benefit from Star-K kosher certified greens

Application Window Opens for Grow-NY, New York State and Cornell University's Multi-Million Dollar Global Food and Agriculture Business Competition

Startups from across the globe competing to win a combined total of $3 million in prize money

GrowGeneration: Now a 3M Authorized Distributor of 3M™ VentureClad™

Revolutionary Product Protects your Indoor Agriculture and Hydroponic Crops from Mold, Fungi and Other Harmful Environmental Conditions

As the Local Food Marketplace Changes, Farmer Joe's Gardens Introduces Innovative New Model

One Customized Farm Share at a Time

Kerlink Solutions to Power Rollout of World's First Automated Stem-Water Measuring System

Kerlink and Saturas today announced that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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Baja's Full Cantilever Carports for Optimal Coverage and Performance

Baja's Full Cantilever Carports for Optimal Coverage and Performance

Baja Carports offers an extensive solar support system product line customized to customers' site specifications by in-house engineers, meeting their parking lot coverage, plus optimal PV production needs. Baja's Full Cantilever Tee is often paired with its Semi and Full Cantilever carports to meet live/loads up to 60psf and wind speeds to 160mph. All Baja products are pre-fabricated, bolted connections, pre-galvanized structural steel for fast on-site installation and project aesthetic requirements.

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