All around the world, urban planners are looking for solutions for green architecture and infrastructure. To meet the ecological challenges, the Gartenheim housing association researched for eight years to develop an advanced vertical greening system - driven by maxon.
Using a model that blends aspects of technology, agriculture and science, Living Greens Farms is setting a template for the future of farming. With the addition of a new grow room in 2019, Living Greens Farm raised the total space of its aeroponic farm to 60,000 square feet.
2020 was an unusual year, to say the least. We all faced unprecedented challenges. But behind every one, we also witnessed incredible resilience, ingenuity and creativity. This is particularly true in agriculture.
Future Acres Launches to Bring Sustainable Agricultural Robotics to Farm Industry and Optimize Workforce Efficiency and Safety
Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation and Electrification Technology Streamline Harvesting of Specialty Crops and Increase Production Efficiency by Up to 30 Percent with Improved Working Conditions
As farmers learn to adapt to a changing climate, the industry must also reduce its own carbon intensity by 2030 in alignment with the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Getting the right business model to balance resource usage with socio-economic conditions is crucial to capturing new markets, speakers to discuss at Agri-TechE event 25th February 2021
The district has been producing food with conventional methods since the 1990s. But now, it's being expanded to integrate vertical farming systems, research and public outreach.
We're building for a future where modular vertical farming solutions are an accessible means of food production in urban areas. By modular vertical farming solution, we are referring to turnkey grow systems from the size of a shipping container down to a household appliance.
Fifth Season selected for its differentiated end-to-end model of robotic-based vertical farming; major distribution expansion brings the freshest-available produce to consumers across Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh
Moving farming from vast expanses of land to urban settings sounds like no easy feat. How can enough plants grow to feed large populations in a limited space? Instead of taking down skyscrapers, urban farmers use their vertical nature to their advantage.
Dr Antony Dodd's research into the plant circadian clock had found that optimising growing conditions to match the clock resulted in plants that contained more chlorophyll, allowing them to convert more of the available light into biomass and grow faster.
By creating opportunities for intimate management of large operations without needing the traditional manpower and time investment, almost all processes from yield projection to harvest can be improved with the application of Big Data Analysis to farm management.
The array at Just A Few Acres features thirty-six, 170-watt panels, amounting to a cumulative 6.2 kilowatt capacity. The panels are framed by three poles that can be manually tilted throughout the year to accommodate for seasonal changes in the sun's position.
Some of the effects of this pandemic on how we work, live and interact with each other are likely to last much longer than the pandemic itself. I thought it useful to list some of the effects we're likely to experience in ag retail & agronomy.
Readers Choice 2020: Space to Grow, or Grow in Space - How Vertical Farms Could Be Ready to Take-off
Vertical farms with their soil-free, computer-controlled environments may sound like sci-fi, but there is a growing environmental and economic case for them, according to new research laying out radical ways of putting food on our plates.
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