3 Challenges of Vertical Farming and Their Solutions

The advent of vertical farming has taken the agricultural industry by storm. Although it has proven to be beneficial to farmers and the environment alike, there are some challenges that vertical farmers face.

Bowery Farming Unveils Farm X, New Innovation Hub for Plant Science and Home to the First-Ever On-Site Breeding Program for a Vertical Farming Company

One of the Largest and Most Sophisticated Vertical Farming R&D Facilities in the World, Farm X Expands Bowery's R&D Capacity by Nearly 300%

Three Ways to Maximize a Vertical Farm's Potential

The vertical farming industry still has challenges to overcome. Production costs remain relatively high and, as a young market, knowledge gaps in operational best practices in critical areas threaten long-term sustainability and profitability.

How Recycling Renewable Energy Can Benefit Indoor Farming

Primarily, recyclable renewable energy works with solar panels and indoor farming. It offers multiple benefits for farmers, environmentalists and businesses alike. Here's how recycling renewable energy can benefit indoor farming.

Innovating Ag-Lighting

Architects, lighting designers and former NASA engineers detail new bio-driven lighting solutions for advanced sustainable indoor agriculture.

What exactly is soluble silica and why is it effective?

. Potassium Silicate applied bi-weekly throughout the vegetative and early generative cycles at various rates has been shown to not only decrease pathogenic susceptibility but also plays a major role in the reduction of drought and heat stress.

BrightFarms Extends Its Indoor Farming Stronghold to the Southeast with New High-Tech Carolina Greenhouse

The opening of the company's fifth greenhouse puts it on track to double in size and production in 2021, making it the largest producer of indoor-grown greens in the U.S.

Awty Unveils Carbon-Neutral Container Farm Thanks to Sustainability Grant From Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

The solar-powered container farm will provide fresh produce to the school's cafeteria and hands-on education for students through a newly formed urban farming elective class.

AeroFarms Breaks Ground on World's Largest and Most Technologically Advanced Aeroponic Indoor Vertical Farm

Next-generation Model 5 farm to advance leadership in plant science and technology, drive continuous innovation and expand leafy greens business in Mid-Atlantic region.

Vertical Farming on the Rise: Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and 80 Acres Farms Enter Research Agreement

80 Acres Farms enters into master research agreement with the Experiment Station at The University of Arkansas with scientists to propose collaborative vertical farming research projects aimed to advance the science of vertical farming

Iron Ox Breaks Ground For New Robotic Growing Facility In Lockhart, Texas

The state-of-the-art indoor facility will be fully dedicated to growing techniques harnessing the power of robotics and intelligence, enabling Iron Ox-a California-based company-to grow sustainable, local produce to serve the Texas community.

What is the Effect of COVID-19 Outbreak on Vertical Farming Industry?

With farmers as well as other growers laying utmost emphasis on the supply chain's surety and security of sustainable food, vertical farming is getting recognition as a highly valuable means to drive and diversify efficiency.

Hedging Against Climate Uncertainty with Controlled Growth Environments

Global warming and climate uncertainty are making traditional farming increasingly unpredictable. But there is a solution - hedging against climate uncertainty with Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), from traditional greenhouses to vertical farming.

Flushing Hydroponic Systems: Nutrient Imbalance, Waste, and An Alternative Solution

We recommend that hydroponic growers flush their systems every month to every few months, depending on the type of system they're running. But why? We're also fans of recirculating system because it conserves water and nutrients.

Is Indoor Farming Really Profitable?

The next 10-15 years will see huge disruption in farming, but also exciting changes for the agricultural industry as it invests in more sustainable and regenerative practices.

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