Exploring Ways to Feed the Future in the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

The 2nd Edition of the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge is underway, drawing 21 teams and over 200 participants in its initial round. Run by Wageningen University & Research and sponsored by Heliospectra the challenge includes multidisciplinary teams from around the globe.

Building a Resilient Fresh Food Supply Chain in the Age of Coronavirus

As the pandemic exacerbates the issues in our global food system, we wanted to understand why the system is failing, and how we can build a more resilient one in the future.

Kalera To Open New Indoor Vertical Farming Facility in Atlanta

Atlanta farm will be the company's newest and largest, demonstrating Kalera's ability to quickly scale on a national and international level

How Science Helps an Indoor Farm

While there are many different techniques with indoor farming, including hydroponics, aeroponics, and aquaponics, all of them have one thing in common - the lack of soil. Instead of using the concept of growing in soil, crops are instead grown in peat moss or coconut husks.

Is Indoor Farming Sustainable?

Voices all over the world are telling us that we urgently need to transform food production to make it more sustainable. But what is sustainability? What does it mean?

Hands-Free Cultivation at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio

The fully automated growing system for hydroponic baby leaf lettuce has been installed at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio and is already producing fresh, tasty and sustainable leafy greens for local distribution in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Coronavirus Has Highlighted the Problems in Supermarket Supply: IDTechEx Asks if Vertical Farming Could Be the Solution

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted wider concerns about the security of the notoriously complex supply chains that modern supermarkets rely on. There are several middlemen standing in between the farmer and the consumer.

First-of-its-Kind Consortium Develops Crops Intended for Indoor Agriculture

Sustainably feeding a growing global population requires researchers to examine innovative food production approaches. One approach gaining traction is controlled environment agriculture (CEA), also known as indoor agriculture.

IDTechEx Asks If Vertical Farming Can Revolutionise Global Agriculture

Supporters of vertical farming claim it could revolutionise global food production, practically eliminating food miles by enabling crop growth right next to urban population centres, paving the way for the future of smart cities.

Members of World-leading UK Agri-Tech Association Visit St. Louis, See Tremendous Opportunities within the Ag Coast of America

"Ag products and other commodities can get from the St. Louis region to 70% of the U.S. in just two days via truck," Wilmsmeyer said.

InSpire Transpiration Solutions Advances Energy Efficiency in Cannabis Cultivation with Sustainable Dehumidification System

Leading HVAC equipment manufacturer utilizes patent-pending multi coil technology to help cultivators boost revenues, mitigate risk and reduce operating expenses

A Unique Farm is Growing in the Underground Tunnels of London

Growing Underground is the first of its kind vertical farm that is housed underneath the streets of London, using the air raid shelters from the second world war to create a very unconventional farm.

DESIGNED FOR THE FUTURE: STIMULATING DEBATE IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE

Can we really feed 40,000 people with a 'SkyFarm'? Or will everyone in London have a 'Personal Food Computer' by 2040? These are the sorts of provocative questions being posed ahead of the upcoming Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) conference.

From Steel To Sustainability: Gotham Greens Opens Greenhouse In Baltimore

Company's greenhouse-grown produce now on grocery shelves throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region for the first time

Look Inside This $42 Million Dollar Indoor Farm!

AeroFarms has the right idea bringing an advanced technology that is creating jobs and opportunities for development research to a state with such a rich farming history.

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