Indoor & Vertical Farming - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Light Interaction With Plants: Reflection, Emission and Absorption
But how do plants interact with light? There are three main types of interaction: absorption, reflection, and emission. What does each of them mean in the context of plants? How do they differ from each other?
Plenty Opens World's Most Technologically Advanced Indoor Vertical Farm in Compton
West Coast’s only commercial-scale vertical farm will grow up to 4.5M pounds of produce annually to supply partners including Bristol Farms, Walmart and Whole Foods Market
The Sky’s the Limit for Vertical Farming at University of Washington
Project IF (Indoor farm) is a small hydroponic farm housed in the basement of an on-campus academic building. This registered student organization (RSO) grows fresh food without the need for soil in hydroponic ZipGrow Towers.
The Importance of Data and Software in CEA Planning
We have consultants that use Agritecture Designer as part of their deliverables to clients. We have vendors that use AD as a sales tool when speaking with customers, and we even have educators interested in using AD as part of their CEA curriculum.
6 Types of Greenhouse Poly Film Coverings
Every grower strives to produce the best crop they can while keeping production costs to a minimum. The covering overhead is a major component, and when extras are added – anti-condensate, thermal capabilities, or bee compatibility – grower costs start to rise.
Hydroponic Broccoli – Seed to Harvest Trials
The research and development team is always on the lookout to try various crops that have yet to be grown in a hydroponic Tower. It was a first for our grow team to trial broccoli in the ZipFarm, so we removed all expectations.
The Greatest Greenhouse Built in Spain in One Unit
In 2022, the tomato producer has decided to build a new greenhouse module in Murcia of 7.3 hectares in one single unit, which is the largest greenhouse built in Spain in recent years. Looije achieved a 10 increase of tomato production in the new greenhouses.
Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Stories
Fluence LED Solutions Pave the Way for Optimizing Success in Urban Medicinal Cannabis Grow
Fluence’s partnership with Israel-based Trichome proves the viability of growing high-quality medical cannabis product in an efficient, standardized vertical farming model
iFarm Will Construct an Automated High-Tech Vertical Farm in the Smart City of Tehuantepec (Mexico)
iFarm will build an automated vertical farm based on the cutting-edge iFarm StackGrow technology. The automated farm will have a total cultivation area of 38.500 square meters to grow over 35 types of leafy greens and microgreens with a hydroponics vertical farming system.
IDTechEx Asks If Emerging Technologies Can Make Food Production More Sustainable
Today, food production represents approximately 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, food production is associated with other negative impacts, including high water demand, severe soil degradation, eutrophication, and more.
Indoor & Vertical Farming - News Headlines
SOLLUM TECHNOLOGIES, ECOATION AND VIVENT ATTEND GREENTECH AMSTERDAM
In the spirit of innovation and networking, the event will provide the perfect setting for these three partners to shine the spotlight on their groundbreaking technology and expertise.
Controlled Environment Agriculture Market Revenue to Cross $377.6 Billion, Globally by 2032
As per the Market.us study, The controlled environment agriculture market size is expected to be worth around USD 377.6 billion by 2032 from USD 74.4 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 18.13% during the forecast period 2022 to 2032.
Israeli AgTech Innovator Launches GrowDirector 3 PRO, Revolutionizing Indoor and Vertical Farming
Grow Director Ltd. unveils GrowDirector 3 PRO, advanced automation and data management solution, enhancing indoor and greenhouse horticulture. Through modular scalability, data-driven optimization, and user-friendly features, growers achieve maximum yields while minimizing labor and resource usage.
Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Product
RAYN Growing Systems Fotono LED Luminaire
RAYN Growing Systems Fotono LED Luminaire
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.
Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Company
Lowering of energy costs, acceleration of growth and extension of the possible storekeeping duration can be optimised by the precise measurement of humidity, CO2-content and temperature. Optimum basic conditions for animals and plants ensure best agricultural products. As different applications demand various adopted solutions for optimization of agricultural processes, E+E Elektronik provides a broad portfolio of agricultural monitoring products