IGS selects Loveland, Colorado for North American headquarters

Opening a base of operations in Loveland will allow the company to better support North American customers, the company's fastest growing market.

First Aquaculture Apprenticeship Program in the U.S. is Launched by Maine Nonprofit Organizations

The Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) and Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) today announced the launch of the first state-wide Aquaculture Apprenticeship Program in the U.S., which will provide on-farm training and education for six Maine high school graduates beginning in 2023. The program leverages partnerships with Maine aquaculture farms and is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Fischer Farms bolsters team ahead of world's largest vertical farm launch

Construction on the 25,000m2 vertical farm is now complete and the office facility is fully operational. With just a few months until the doors officially open, Fischer Farms has recently welcomed nine new team members to the site, bolstering its senior management, technical and operational teams.

United Natural Foods and Square Roots to Co-locate Indoor Farms at Distribution Centers Across North America

Square Roots to grow food on-site at UNFI facilities, eliminating lengthy supply chains and giving back days of freshness to UNFI customers year round

NEUROPUBLIC participates in EU pilot project that designs framework to evaluate the use of digital solutions for sustainable agriculture

Launched with the objective to assess the impacts of digitalisation in agriculture, QuantiFarm - a project that NEUROPUBLIC participates in - will develop and deploy a framework to evaluate the effectiveness and performance of digital tools that promise to modernise farming.

Alfa Chemistry: Carboxyl-functionalized Pheromone Plays A Role in Pest Management

The US-based chemical supplier Alfa Chemistry recently announced the release of carboxyl-functionalized pheromones for researchers worldwide.

Bally Ribbon Mills Offers Industrial Fabrics Ideal for Farm and Industrial Equipment Composite Bearings and Bushing Liners

Fibers impart abrasion resistant polymer on wear surface between the bearing and rotating shaft

Upward Farms Unveils New Resealable Packaging Design

New packaging for Upward Farms' organic microgreens is made with 38% less plastic and adds to shelf-life

IGS partners with HarvestUp to build vertical farm at Missouri technical college

This significant investment comprises four IGS Growth Towers and will be based at the Ranken Technical College Campus in Ashland, which is currently under construction. It will provide the college's students with a workforce learning environment where they can learn about vertical farming, IT, construction and HVAC systems as part of their agricultural studies, focusing on honing practical and technical skills.

Three driving forces behind ImpiloVest value chain

Supplying high-quality health products from source to shelf

Local Bounti Announces Partnership with Sam's Club to Deliver Fresh Produce in New Regions

5-year offtake agreement for Local Bounti's leafy greens production

BALTIC FREYA UNVEILS NEXT-GEN AEROPONICS TECH IN EXTENSIVE WHITEPAPER

After years of R&D, a breakthrough in aeroponic irrigation is unveiled, along with an extensive whitepaper covering aeroponic benefits and new opportunities for the CEA sector.

World's leading food & farming businesses launch action plan to scale regenerative farming, warning speed of progress 'must triple' to tackle the impacts of climate change

-The Agribusiness Task Force, part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI), today released its action plan focused on how to scale regenerative farming - an approach which aims to cut carbon emissions whilst seeking to promote and improve soil health and biodiversity. -The report - produced by the 12-strong cross-industry Task Force - highlights an urgent need for consistent metrics, better government policy incentives and a transformation of sourcing to spread the cost of transition to more sustainable practices.

Barchart Automates Hedging for Grain Buyers to Digitize Agriculture

Barchart already connects producers and grain buyers by linking producer-facing apps to cmdtyView - the addition of cmdtyView Hedge unlocks more efficiency by creating automated hedge orders for open offers; and then pushing grain contracts and hedge executions directly into an agribusiness's ERP system when an offer matches.

Diversity, collaboration and big data - the future for plant breeding

The conference, hosted by Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) and the Soil Association, opened up discussions to explore how plant breeding can contribute to a more sustainable future for agriculture, and address the challenges of the 21st Century.

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