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IDTechEx Asks If Vertical Farming Can Revolutionise Global Agriculture

Supporters of vertical farming claim it could revolutionise global food production, practically eliminating food miles by enabling crop growth right next to urban population centres, paving the way for the future of smart cities.

A Unique Farm is Growing in the Underground Tunnels of London

Growing Underground is the first of its kind vertical farm that is housed underneath the streets of London, using the air raid shelters from the second world war to create a very unconventional farm.

Look Inside This $42 Million Dollar Indoor Farm!

AeroFarms has the right idea bringing an advanced technology that is creating jobs and opportunities for development research to a state with such a rich farming history.

Freight Farms and Sodexo Announce Strategic National Partnership to Grow Food Onsite at School Campuses Across the U.S.

With sustainability and transparency in mind, partnership will enable year-round on-campus food production at university and K-12 educational institutions and other national Sodexo clients.

Top Article from 2019 - The Practicality of Container Farming

Container farms can be found in cities and backyards, parking lots and warehouses around the world. This kind of farming has interested millions of people, who like the idea of using discarded containers for farming.

Top Article from 2019 - Convert Your Hydroponic System to an Aquaponic System

As we rush towards a greener tomorrow, techniques that have been given to us by mother nature are being revived with modern methods. Aquaponics has a long way to go but both economically and environmentally speaking, this path with have many rewards.

Photosynthetically Efficient Colors for Crop Growth and Biomass Accumulation

UbiGro helps growers boost crop yields by providing the best sunlight environment – more orange and red light for enhanced crop growth – without using electricity. UbiGro is a passive solar product.

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Members of World-leading UK Agri-Tech Association Visit St. Louis, See Tremendous Opportunities within the Ag Coast of America

“Ag products and other commodities can get from the St. Louis region to 70% of the U.S. in just two days via truck,” Wilmsmeyer said.

InSpire Transpiration Solutions Advances Energy Efficiency in Cannabis Cultivation with Sustainable Dehumidification System

Leading HVAC equipment manufacturer utilizes patent-pending multi coil technology to help cultivators boost revenues, mitigate risk and reduce operating expenses

DESIGNED FOR THE FUTURE: STIMULATING DEBATE IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE

Can we really feed 40,000 people with a ‘SkyFarm’? Or will everyone in London have a ‘Personal Food Computer’ by 2040? These are the sorts of provocative questions being posed ahead of the upcoming Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) conference.

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CINTEC North America discusses Fire Resistant Anchors

CINTEC is announcing that their fire resistant remedial anchors is recommended for repair work to buildings requiring a fire rating of up to two hours at several hundred degrees. Since CINTEC's™ anchors are based on reliable restoration materials, cementitious grout and stainless steel, they easily provided the elusive fire rating typically absent in other systems.

American Manufacturer Presents AI Patented Technology for Indoor Farming

This first AI patented LED grow light simultaneously controls crop cultivation and maintains a high level of nutritional value by harnessing every aspect of the grow cycle. Genius Grow self-adjusts both the proximity and spectrum of light directed at crops according to the plant species.

Freight Farms Expands Leadership Team with New CEO and Head of Engineering as Business Scales to Meet Growing Global Interest in Decentralized Food Production

Company positions for new innovation and deepened market reach; cofounder Brad McNamara remains President

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