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Natufia to feature the world's first fully-integrated and automated hydroponic kitchen garden at KBIS 2020

Since it is controlled indoors, homeowners do not need to worry about pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. These are year-round, 24/7, kitchen-to-table ingredients without the concern of weather challenges or seasons.

Will Closed Ecological Systems Save the Planet?

In a closed ecological system, the maintenance of life happens through complete re-use of available material by means of cycles. Exhaled carbon dioxide and other waste matter is renewed chemically or by photosynthesis into oxygen, water and food.

Genetic Engineering is a Driving Force for Modern Agriculture

Genetic engineering permits scientists to select only one definite gene to implant. This avoids introducing other genes with unwanted attributes. Genetic engineering also speeds up the development of new foods with wanted traits.

Growing Functionality of Agricultural Raw Materials

Agricultural commodities, notably, raw materials, are progressively being used in sectors beyond conventional nutrition and fiber industries.

Accountability in Agriculture: Embracing the Commitment

The last decade has brought about unprecedented changes in how we define product safety, business success, equity investment, and health & wellness. For some, change is coming too fast, and for others, not fast enough. For farmers, it’s especially challenging.

RoBotany Builds 60,000-square-foot Vertical Farm in Braddock, Plans Nationwide Expansion as Fifth Season

The company's first urban farm, incubated at Carnegie Mellon University, uses proprietary robotics technology to grow affordable fresh produce for Pittsburgh-area grocery stores and restaurants

Hammock Greens Has 6 Farms, and They're Not Done!

Freight Farms has 16 Questions with Aaron & Thomas of Hammock Greens. "We’ve become known for a few things. I think my personal favorite is Sorrel, specifically red-veined sorrel which has the most vibrant red color. Chefs go nuts for it!"

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LettUs Grow, raises 2.35 million pounds as demand for vertical farming technology rises

Award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced that it has secured £2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP.

A new tomato ideal for urban gardens and even outer space

These new gene-edited tomato plants look nothing like the long vines you might find growing in a backyard garden or in agricultural fields. The most notable feature is their bunched, compact fruit.

FarmERP: Creating a Digital Agriculture Environment

There is a need for high-tech tools that can bring improvement to the foresee ability of various farming operations. The goal is to achieve profitable, predictable and sustainable yield agriculture across all farms.

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Indigo Agriculture looks to Reimagine Agriculture at GFFA and Farm & Food 4.0 in Berlin

- Company to present Indigo Marketplace, Indigo Carbon, and the Terraton Initiative, at two of the leading international forums on agriculture - Solutions seek to address both farm profitability and put growers at the centre of efforts to combat climate change

Alexandria LaunchLabs - AgTech, the Premier Platform Accelerating the Growth of Early‑Stage AgTech and FoodTech Companies, to Award $100,000 AgTech Innovation Prize

Prize competition offers unique opportunity for promising companies to secure funding and access state-of-the art facilities, support and mentorship; applications due January 31, 2020

Rockstart Raises €18million for AgriFood Startups

Rockstart begins the new decade strong, closing new investment in their AgriFood fund and taking the total capital under management to over €18million.

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