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Key Differences Between Aeroponics & Hydroponics

If you’re wondering what the differences are between Aeroponics vs. Hydroponics, you’re probably not alone. These often misunderstood agricultural practices are set up to be the future of farming, but most people don’t know much about them.

+14-28% Boost in Winter Strawberry Trial

In this study, the influence of spectral conversion under UbiGro quantum dot (QD) luminescent greenhouse films on plant growth and fruit yield of strawberries grown during winter was investigated.

Are High-Tech Containers the Future of Farming?

The upcycled shipping containers that house these systems can be placed virtually anywhere in the world — from island nations and urban areas to college campuses and the far reaches of Alaska — and produce food year-round.

Cultivating Sustainable Cannabis in South Africa

Cannabis is well-known to be a resource-intensive crop. From lighting to water to HVAC to soil, there are numerous factors that affect production, morphology, costs, and waste.

A Climate Controlled Greenhouse Is the Ideal Setting for Controlled Environment Agriculture

Controlled environment agriculture will likely play a critical role in the future of crop production. Both commercially and locally, operations that use this growing strategy can produce crops year-round, while improving the quality and size of their harvests.

Building a Distributed Network of Farms and Farmers

A distributed network of farms and farmers means that our technology is able to effect change on a greater scale. In our goal to move farms, not food, we strive to create resiliency in food supply chains and greater food access across the world

6 Steps to Becoming a Container Farmer

Vertical container farming is on the up. Continuing pressure on UK growers to diversify their crops, rewild their land and use greener growing practices means that utilising the economic and environmental benefits of vertical farming is more popular than ever.

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Our large-scale automated Vertical Farm concept for investors and major UK retailers is 'next evolution' for industry

Cambridge HOK is confident of leading ‘the next evolution of the Vertical Farming industry’ having launched a new ‘concept to completion’ package to provide investors and retailers with their own fully automated indoor growing facilities.

Great Western Industrial Park Brings the Future of Agriculture to Northern Colorado

Phase one of the New York-based, indoor farming pioneer's project will house a 150,000 square foot state-of-the-art climate-controlled, high-tech hydroponic greenhouse facility.

Falcon Structures Assists Indoor Farming Leader Square Roots with New Farm

Square Roots utilized refurbished upcycled shipping containers that are stacked vertically to reduce the company’s impact on the land.

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US Foods Partners With Vertical Farming Innovator Kalera® to Expand Its Local and Sustainable Fresh Produce Portfolio

National Vertical Farming Partnership for US Foods Brings Consistent Year-Round Availability of High-Quality Leafy Greens to Customers

RAYN Growing Systems Introduces Lyda Luminaires, Horticultural Bar Lighting Solution

Lyda offers a 5000 K Sun Spectrum or a White + Deep Red option, depending on a facility's spectral requirements. The luminaires feature smooth dimming capabilities from 10-100% and may be dimmed to 'off', resulting in a minimum quiescent standby power (<0.5 W).

Webinar explores 'what's growing' in vertical farming

The online event was hosted by Agri-Tech Innovation Centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP), and aimed to discuss the latest trends and opportunities within this fast developing area of crop production.

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