Indoor & Vertical Farming - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Hydroponic container farms offer a unique solution by providing inmates hands-on training in an engaging and therapeutic environment. This blog explores how this sustainable and efficient farming technique can contribute to breaking the cycle of recidivism.
Les Serres Bertrand, a leader in the greenhouse industry, has chosen to install Sollum®’s dynamic LED lighting solution for its tomato greenhouse located in Lanoraie, Québec, which they acquired in 2017. This investment is the company’s first foray into LED technology.
Even though light is absorbed by leaves at the top of the canopy, shading from neighboring leaves reduces the light available to leaves lower in the canopy and the plant is living up to less than its full photosynthetic potential.
Israel’s largest cannabis facility taps into REMY and Fluence’s LED technology for better control over its cultivation process, leading to higher consistency throughout the grow
Oasis Springs Farm: How the Right LED Grow Lights Can Improve Crop Quality and Increase Production up to 33% in Shipping Containers
With technology always changing, when it came time to build their third container farm last year, they knew they needed to investigate the latest in LED grow lights.
While many farms currently approach their operations primarily from an agricultural perspective, it is worth noting that modern vertical farms share significant similarities with the manufacturing industry.
Getting a reliable structure with the right growing equipment is a good start, but to truly optimize their greenhouse, commercial growers need to incorporate automation.
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Positioned to serve customers across multiple states and markets, the farm can grow up to forty million servings of produce per year, using the company's proprietary hardware and software solutions to operate more efficiently than ever before.
”Dakota Smart Farm” is dedicated to developing sustainable farming practices and high-value retrofit precision technology solutions.
FarmAnywhere’s extensive warranty covers every part of our container farms, from the structure to the advanced climate control systems, the state-of-the-art irrigation setup and more.
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Company is one of 20 international food and agriculture startups selected for the 2023 Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit
The awards are organised by global food and drink experts Zenith Global. Celebrating excellence and innovation across the global vertical farming industry, entries were invited in 10 award categories spanning crops, technology, sustainability and commercial initiatives.
While indoor farming offers numerous advantages, it's essential to acknowledge one of its major challenges: energy consumption. The controlled environment required for optimal crop growth demands a significant amount of energy for lighting, heating, and cooling. In an era when sustainability is a top priority, finding solutions to mitigate rising energy costs and reduce the environmental impact of indoor farming is crucial.
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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.
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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