Freight Farms Raises $17.5M Series B3 to Address Access and Sustainability in the Food System Through Container Farming

This funding will help the hydroponic container farming company expand its customer base and increase reach of its farms to more remote areas and urban centers

Current Agribusiness Challenges - Prepare for the Unexpected

From manufacturing milk and cheese to housing livestock and transporting cakes across the country, agribusiness is a vast, interconnected web of industries working towards one goal: The distribution of food.

INFARM SUCCESSFULLY DEMONSTRATES THE TREMENDOUS POTENTIAL OF INDOOR-GROWN WHEAT

This pioneering, high-yield success marks a significant milestone towards climate-resilient agriculture and food security.

AppHarvest opens 30-acre high-tech indoor farm to grow strawberries and cucumbers in Somerset, Ky.

Somerset is third in AppHarvest's expected four-farm network scheduled to open this year, which will include 165 acres helping to make AppHarvest a leading controlled environment agriculture (CEA) producer

New Leafly Report: Cannabis is America's 6th Most Valuable Crop in 2022

Over a period of three months, Leafly's award-winning investigative team performed a one-of-a-kind synthesis of licensing reports with crop production totals, and sales and tax figures from the 15 states with operating cannabis markets.

MIGAL's Advanced AI Quadruples Cucumber Postharvest Life

Laboratory results confirm that "smart," algorithmically-guided sequencing and combinations of produce treatments can dramatically extend postharvest life.

USDA Invests $14.2 Million in 52 Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Efforts

This investment will allow grant recipients to expand access to nutritious foods, foster community engagement, increase awareness of climate change and mitigate the effects within urban areas, provide jobs, educate communities about farming, and expand green spaces.

Harrison Poultry Selects NORD DRIVESYSTEMS to Power Their State-of-the-Art Feed Mill

The NORD solutions eliminated the need for outdated shives/pulleys/belts/guards, etc. They also use a direct-drive concept that is much safer and more efficient.

SVG Ventures | THRIVE Announces Agrifood Startup Finalists for its 2022 Global Impact Challenge

Winners in three agrifood categories - soil health and biodiversity, increasing food security, and reducing and offsetting emissions - will be announced on Nov. 17, 2022, at the THRIVE Global Impact Summit.

Auburn University Department of Horticulture's Freight Farming Program

The two Freight Farms at Auburn University are a part of the college's horticulture program. They live in the Transformation Garden, an open-air classroom that is a beautiful spot on campus for all students to enjoy and learn.

Protecting Your Agriculture Cooperative From Cyberattacks

A recent spate of cyberattacks prompted the FBI to issue a warning to agriculture co-ops. It advised them to be on high alert, especially during important planting and harvest times.

WarrenUAS developing new leading program for drone use in agriculture

As it moves to lead the country in the study of drone use in agriculture, WCCC is developing the curriculum and technology to offer students career training in the fast-growing field - and farmers a resource that could dramatically change their practices.

Vertical Distribution of Growing Plants Results in Less Land and Soil Used

Using a close looped water recycling system, Kalera uses an estimated 95% less water than traditional field farming. This is especially important for the western parts of the United States

How Can New Technology Help Mitigate Decreasing Net Farm Income?

Many of today's agricultural professionals find that farming is no longer as profitable as it once was. However, that outlook doesn't paint the whole picture for all farmers. The COVID-19 pandemic was particularly challenging for the agricultural sector and family farms.

How Fiber Optics Supports Agriculture

As farms across the country embrace new technology, fiber optic connections could become a crucial stepping stone to digital transformation and precision agriculture. Here's how.

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