Indoor & Vertical Farming - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Researchers Reveal Plant Defense Toolkit and Insights for Fighting Crop Diseases

Representing a major advance for plant biology, the findings have important implications for the management of dangerous crop diseases which represent significant threats to food security.

Control VPD and Rule the Greenhouse

I’d like to talk about the most important part of VPD namely, how it impacts your production and how can you manipulate it to increase your sales. Notice I didn’t say increase production, because if you do things correctly it’s not the pounds of harvest the matters.

Vertical Farming Market Outlook

Europe is projected to be the fastest-growing region in the next five years, with numerous ongoing developments and a large number of small and large vertical farms already operating in the region.

Hydroponic Technology and Data Analytics in Vertical Farming

Crop One grows food hydroponically with unique formulas for each plant. Crop One is hardware agnostic but develops its own proprietary software and data analytics platform that governs its growing process as well as it farms.

Could Sustainable Agriculture be the Solution to Climate Change

While conventional plant cultivation practices cause climate change, deforestation, loss of biodiversity and ecosystem degradation, this is not the case with sustainable agriculture.

Launching a Successful Second Career with Container Farming

A conversation with Steve Huntley of Enlightened Crops on how he discovered Freight Farms and leveraged previous business experience into his new venture of Container Farmng

Wageningen University Proves Viability of Fluence by OSRAM LEDs

Five-month growing trial on high-wire tomatoes conducted by Wageningen and Vortus demonstrates full-spectrum LEDs from Fluence by OSRAM are a viable solution to replace legacy HPS fixtures.

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Crop One Holdings and Sananbio Announce Strategic Partnership to Jointly Develop Vertical Farms

For future projects developed jointly, Crop One will lead project development and plant operations, contributing its best-in-class plant science and controls technology, and SNAP will provide LED lighting and its proprietary modular growing systems.

MetoMotion Receives $1.5 Million Investment From Netherlands-based Strategic Partner for Its Greenhouse Robotic Worker (GRoW)

MetoMotion has developed a multipurpose robotic system, GRoW, for labor-intensive tasks in greenhouses to reduce the reliance on and high costs of human labor in greenhouse vegetable production.

Violet Gro LED Grow Lights Partners With Hyperponic on Their Fully Integrated Vertical Tower Growing System

The Hyperponic CropTower is a technologically advanced growing system that provides growers with a complete computer-controlled environment and nutrition management system to facilitate increased quality and consistency, faster production and reduced space requirement.

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Vertical Field Launches the Largest Ever Research Study on the Potential Environmental and Health Impacts of Ag-tech-based "Smart Living Walls"

The world-first research, in conjunction with Bar-Ilan University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, explores the effects and benefits of smart eco-advanced living walls in urban environments

Themar Al Emarat Selects Al-Bahar and Caterpillar for 5.94 MW Hybrid Energy Solution at Climate-Controlled Greenhouse Operation in UAE

The solution from Al-Bahar and Caterpillar includes nearly 23,000 Cat PVT117 photovoltaic modules that generate up to 2.7 MW of solar-powered energy and five Cat 3412 diesel generator sets that supply 3.24 MW of power.

AquaGrove Takes Aquaponics Off-Grid at Everglades University

Everglades University's AquaGrove aquaponics garden was brought to the next level of efficiency and sustainability with the addition of a dual-grow bed system and solar power.

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Experience Single Brand Simplicity with SystemEdge from OutBack Power.
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OutBack Power

OutBack inverter/chargers are the next generation in advanced power management. Each is a DC to AC sinewave inverter, battery charger and AC transfer switch housed within a tough die-cast aluminum chassis.