Indoor & Vertical Farming - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Auburn University College of Agriculture Using High-tech Shipping Containers to Grow Produce for Campus Dining

In April, the college acquired two Freight Farms shipping containers that have been converted into technologically advanced hydroponic growing stations in which plants grow vertically indoors without soil, getting their nutrition from water and light energy from powerful LED

2020 Trends in Agriculture Investing

Venture capitalists invested more than $6 billion in agriculture technology startups as part of an overall record year.

Good Bug Bad Bug – A Point on Prevention

Whether you are growing vertically, horizontally, indoors, or in a greenhouse, pests are a real concern for your crop. No matter where you are in the world, there are insects that will feed on your plants.

3 Challenges of Vertical Farming and Their Solutions

The advent of vertical farming has taken the agricultural industry by storm. Although it has proven to be beneficial to farmers and the environment alike, there are some challenges that vertical farmers face.

Three Ways to Maximize a Vertical Farm’s Potential

The vertical farming industry still has challenges to overcome. Production costs remain relatively high and, as a young market, knowledge gaps in operational best practices in critical areas threaten long-term sustainability and profitability.

Innovating Ag-Lighting

Architects, lighting designers and former NASA engineers detail new bio-driven lighting solutions for advanced sustainable indoor agriculture.

Hedging Against Climate Uncertainty with Controlled Growth Environments

Global warming and climate uncertainty are making traditional farming increasingly unpredictable. But there is a solution – hedging against climate uncertainty with Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), from traditional greenhouses to vertical farming.

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Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Stories

Bowery Farming Unveils Farm X, New Innovation Hub for Plant Science and Home to the First-Ever On-Site Breeding Program for a Vertical Farming Company

One of the Largest and Most Sophisticated Vertical Farming R&D Facilities in the World, Farm X Expands Bowery's R&D Capacity by Nearly 300%

How Recycling Renewable Energy Can Benefit Indoor Farming

Primarily, recyclable renewable energy works with solar panels and indoor farming. It offers multiple benefits for farmers, environmentalists and businesses alike. Here's how recycling renewable energy can benefit indoor farming.

What exactly is soluble silica and why is it effective?

. Potassium Silicate applied bi-weekly throughout the vegetative and early generative cycles at various rates has been shown to not only decrease pathogenic susceptibility but also plays a major role in the reduction of drought and heat stress.

Indoor & Vertical Farming - News Headlines

Light Science Technologies boosts Agtech ambitions with new appointments

New roles reflect rising demand in CEA farming

Local Bounti, Disruptive AgTech Company Redefining the Future of Farming, to Go Public in $1.1B SPAC Deal via Leo Holdings III Corp.

A leader in controlled environment agriculture is transforming the production and delivery of local, fresh and sustainably-grown leafy greens produce across the U.S.

Heliospectra Announces a New Reseller - Expanding distribution channels for LEDs and Controls across the US

Based out of lovely Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, AllGreenHydroponics.com caters to the North American market, providing specialized products and services for commercial growers, allowing their customers to excel with their gardening results, independent of size, location, and time of year.

Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Product

Compact and Capable - CIMON PLC - S
Compact and Capable - CIMON PLC - S

Compact and Capable - CIMON PLC - S

CIMON-PLC is an industrial control device based on international standards of IEC61131. It is designed for a plant site that requires industry-leading reliability. CIMON-PLC is optimized for Industry 4.0 and enhances the intelligence of industrial sites.

Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Company

E+E Elektronik

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