Racking for Vertical Farming Saves Spatial Requirements for Harbor Farmz

Originally, Ward estimated that he would need a facility with around 90,000 square feet, but with the right vertical racking he was able to cut his spatial requirements by nearly two-thirds.

Leveraging Data Analytics for Higher Agricultural Yields

Agricultural yields must improve, but farms can't expand the way they have for much of their history. The solution to this problem is data analytics.

Decarbon8 Investment Opportunity Open for AgTech Innovation and Decarbonization Startups

The Decarbon8 Fund announced a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for companies advancing regenerative agriculture solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental impacts.

Advancing Automation Technology Could Help Vertical Farms Achieve Profitability, Finds IDTechEx

By using extensive sensor networks for monitoring crops and growing systems, vertical farms can optimize their workflow by helping operators efficiently pinpoint problems. This would serve to reduce labor complexities and thus manpower required.

Could the Energy Crisis Power a Renewable Future for the Indoor Farming Industry?

Price instability has sent shock-waves through the CEA community, with a few even questioning its viability. But we don't think this is the end, far from it. This could be the driving force for changes akin those seen after the 1970's twin oil shocks.

Automated drones could scare birds off agricultural fields

In the future, cameras could spot blackbirds feeding on grapes in a vineyard and launch drones to drive off the avian irritants, then return to watch for the next invading flock. All without a human nearby.

CubicFarms and Deloitte Join Forces on New Carbon Commercialization Program

HydroGreen's commercial scale Automated Vertical Pastures™ technology helps meet increasing demand for valuable farm-based inset and offset carbon credits from all manner of organizations with net-zero goals.

Satellite IoT is the Key to Success in Precision Agriculture

Utilizing precision ag would significantly reduce the agriculture industry's environmental impact, which currently accounts for around a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Agrivoltaics: The New Frontier

The pairing of photovoltaics and agriculture is something that must be further explored, including more supportive legislation and regulations allowing for this dual use of land.

What Is the Future of UK Vertical Farming?

With so many variables and Mother Nature becoming more unpredictable, our horticultural experts continue to field an increasing number of enquiries for controlled growing environments.

With the Power of Autonomous Iron, Caterpillar Pulls Off the Ultimate Trick Shot in Cat Trial 12: No Hands

On a field in the middle of the Arizona desert, a soccer legend and autonomous Cat® machines use proven technology to conquer challenging obstacle courses and score a major goal in the name of safety and efficiency.

How Farm Automation Creates New Demand for Technological Skills

Today, farmers are looking to the sky not for rain to come but for their drones to seed the crops or spray the soil. Technology in agriculture is on its way. Over the next few years, it will create huge demand for new technological skills among farmers.

The Effect of Near-Infrared Radiation on Plants

Look at any textbook on botany and you will find this maxim: plants respond to optical radiation in the spectral range of 280 nm to 800 nm.The question is, how was this spectral range (sometimes referred to as Photobiologically Active Radiation, or PBAR) determined?

Is Scaffolding a Step Up (or a Step Back) for Your High-density Vertical Grow Rack System?

Vertical grow racks maximize yield by optimizing vertical and horizontal space from a grow operation. But there's a very important question every vertical indoor farm has to ask: How the heck are we supposed to get up there?

How Technology Can Bolster Farm Resilience to Shifting Temperatures

Maintaining abundant crop yields can effectively shrink society's starvation rate. Targeting greenhouse gas emissions and adverse field effects can increase global food security.

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