Could Nanofarms Really Transform Agriculture?

Big indoor farms are attracting big investments. But transforming agriculture might depend on putting nanofarms everywhere-maybe even in your home.

Four Ways to Design Useful and Usable AgTech

Modern growers incorporate tools like software, sensors, and robotics into their operations. But as agriculture become increasingly digital, how do technology creators build products that are as useful as possible?

Cannabis greenhouses are creating light pollution, but there are solutions

Lights block out stars on clear nights and create bright, colourful skies on overcast nights

United States $3 Billion Vertical Farming Market to 2024

The vertical farming technique offers speedier supply chain for seedling production and with an eight-week turnaround time of seedling ordering system.

Solving Age-Old Problems in Greenhouse Farming with New Ways of Thinking

Time and again growers express disbelief in how artificial intelligence technology made by Montrealers with little experience in farming can solve age-old problems in greenhouse cultivation.

How the Farm Bill impacts Greenhouse and Indoor Growers

Good news for farmers in food insecure places: the government wants to help. In order to feed citizens with real, healthy foods, provision 12616 of the bill authorizes small grants for farmers who want to build hydroponic and aeroponic farms.

LETTUS GROW SECURES 1 MILLION IN FUNDING TO BUILD THE FARMS OF THE FUTURE

LettUs Grow, creator of advanced aeroponic technology for indoor farms, announced today it has secured £1 million in funding to build world-leading indoor growing facilities, to help feed the growing global population.

The Water-Use Blues: Using Light To Enhance Crop Production

Fluence collaborates with University of Florida researchers to explore the impact of blue light on water-use efficiency.

LED Lighting for Indoor Agriculture

As used in commercial indoor growing, LED lighting technologies have been around less than ten years. LED lights are less understood than other types of grow lights, which have been studied for several decades.

Convert Your Hydroponic System to an Aquaponic System

As we rush towards a greener tomorrow, techniques that have been given to us by mother nature are being revived with modern methods. Aquaponics has a long way to go but both economically and environmentally speaking, this path with have many rewards.

Why Vertical Farming Won't Grow Without More Data

The Princeton Vertical Farming Project (PVFP) researches what the most optimal growing conditions are for indoor farming and how to produce the best crop yield while using the fewest amount of resources (e.g., water, electricity).

#1 Article for 2018 - Growing with Hydroponics, Aeroponics and Aquaponics

Because hydroponics, aeroponics and aquaponics do not use soil, they can be established indoors in locations that have cold, severe climates. These growing methods can also be used in localities that have poor, sandy soil.

The Growth of Vertical Farms: A Case Study

Vertical farms, also called Controlled-Environment Agriculture (CEA), cant just be environmentally sustainable, they also need to be economically viable.

GV leads $90 million investment in Bowery to grow its indoor farming business

The round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

JD.COM OPENS LARGEST PLANT FACTORY FEATURING JAPANESE HYDROPONIC TECHNOLOGY IN CHINA

The factory spans 11,040 square meters and incorporates a hydroponic culturing system with solar light and a closed seedling production environment using artificial light. Currently it can produce spinach, cabbage, red and green lettuce, coriander, and more.

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