Infarm raises $200m to accelerate global expansion of climate-resilient vertical farms

Since its launch, Infarm has used its modular technology to expand commercial operations to more than 50 cities across 11 countries in Europe, North America and Asia. It operates more than 17 Growing Centers and over 1,400 in-store farms for 30 of the world's t

Calculating Break Even and ROI When Investing in Sensors for the Cannabis Market

The purpose of this paper is to help a reader understand what technology can be used to improve profits, the cost to implement such a solution and the estimated payback period based on cannabis prices and labor costs.

Pure Green Farms Chooses iUNU's LUNA Platform to Advance Automation and AI

Pure Green Farms uses innovative technology and proprietary data to grow high quality produce that consumers can trust. With LUNA, Pure Green Farms gives comfort to retailers with visual plant provenance, establishing a high bar of safety for its products.

3 Companies Solving the Mystery of Profit

Profit. The math is simple on paper if you're running a lemonade stand. But a globally connected business, like a farm, is another matter. For decades, farmers have contended with fluctuating prices of inputs, operational costs, labor and more.

Leveraging New Technology for Water Filtration: 7 Emerging Innovations

Agriculture relies heavily on water. Irrigation alone accounts for 65% of freshwater withdrawals globally, excluding thermoelectric power. It should come as no surprise, then, that water technologies are essential to agriculture's future.

6 Technologies Helping Farmers Optimize Their Techniques

New technologies have emerged and been adapted over the years, shifting away from the more traditional animal-drawn equipment and making the shift to powered tools.

NASA Research Launches a New Generation of Indoor Farming

NASA has been working for decades to tackle food production both on Earth and in space. Feeding astronauts during long-term space exploration means stretching resources to grow plants in space - including minimizing water use and energy consumption and eliminating soil.

Dream Harvest Secures $50 Million Capital Raise From Orion Energy Partners to Significantly Scale Production

Vertical Farming Trailblazer Seeks to Expand Regional Presence to Yield up to Three Million Pounds of Produce Per Year in Effort to Enhance Sustainable Farming, Curb Food Waste and Meet Mounting Consumer Demand

Autonomous weeding and its future in Agriculture

The demand for LaserWeeders is enormous. We are just getting started on our mission to help farmers reduce chemical use, minimize tilling, and overcome labor challenges associated with conventional weed control methods.

Global Climate Change Impact on Crops Expected Within 10 Years, NASA Study Finds

Climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat as early as 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario, according to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food.

Improve Profitability by Optimizing the Use of Fertilizer

One of the biggest obstacles to profitability in the agriculture industry is knowing how much fertilizer to use. If farmers don't use enough, yields will be low, and profitability will suffer.

CANADA'S LARGEST COMMERCIAL VERTICAL FARM SETTING UP OPERATIONS IN CALGARY

The design will be expandable, allowing a future expansion to double its size and more local jobs, when needed. The Calgary farm will produce more than one million pounds of fresh, local leafy greens each year.

Overcoming Obstacles in Starting an Indoor Farm

Localizing the supply chain is a global problem and AgTech companies are getting pretty good at solving some of these issues. We feel like there is some pretty good collaboration amongst our partnerships.

ZAYNDU SEED CLEANING ACCELERATES SALAD LEAF GROWING CYCLE

Trials have shown baby leaf salad crops germinate a day faster following treatment and Zayndu is to announce its findings at the Global Vertical Farming Expo (GVFE) 2021 on 1-2 December 2021.

Adaptive Swarm Robotics Could Revolutionize Smart Agriculture

The multidisciplinary research team believes that by utilizing swarm robotics to reduce soil compaction and working to avoid herbicide-resistant weeds through nonchemical methods of control, significant ecological and environmental benefits can be achieved.

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