Bayer and Temasek Unveil Innovative New Company Focused on Developing Breakthroughs in Vertical Farming

-Initial efforts will focus on innovating vegetable varieties that deliver optimized quality and sensory experience -Called Unfold, the new company will be headquartered in the Davis, Calif., area with key operations in both the U.S. and Singapore -John Purcell appointed as CEO

Trends in robotics: Cobots, agribots and medical robots

From recreational robots such as drones, to critical operational robots in the medical field, robotic technology is changing our daily lives.

ARE AUTOMATED INDOOR GROWING FACILITIES THE FUTURE FOR FRESH PRODUCE?

Agri-TechE bring together Controlled Environment Agriculture technologists, producers and investors to discuss the current landscape and promising developments

COMPANIES WILL EITHER SINK, SWIM, OR SURF DEPENDING ON THE MATURITY OF THEIR DIGITAL READINESS

• Exceptional ROI expected for companies who have embraced digital technologies amid COVID-19 • New normal will include hybrid models of digital technology with physical activity • COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented levels of global collaboration

&ever opens the first large-scale indoor vertical farm in the Middle East

&ever to produce daily 550kg of tasty leafy green varieties in a highly automated indoor vertical farm in Kuwait.

Upward Farms Announces Rebrand from Seed & Roe and Plans to Open a New Headquarter Farm in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Upward Farms' expansion accelerated with new $15 million capital investment, enabling the company to continue sustainably growing leafy greens and fish with the highest ecological and quality standards

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture: Now Is the Time, Reports IDTechEx

Many agricultural vehicle makers are going electric because the charging capability, affordability and other factors are rapidly falling into place just as they are for road vehicles.

Simply Fresh - India's Largest precision farm in the making!

In 2014, Simply fresh commenced its export operations. It's then that the team realized the demand for fresh products and the need for safe and traceable agricultural produce.

Taking aeroponics back to its roots: The history of aeroponics and why it matters.

The aeroponic origin story is deeply rooted in space and science fiction. In space, crews must utilise all resources to their fullest potential, reducing, reusing and recycling everything they take with them.

Vertical Farming Market Size to Reach USD 11,905 Million By 2026

Other factors driving the market include growing urban population, and reduced environmental pollution. However, high initial investment and crop production of limited varieties restrict the growth of vertical farming market.

UMD Researchers Lead New Multi-Institutional Grant to Examine the Legal, Economic, and Policy Implications of Solar Power on Agricultural Land

The project will assess the legal, economic, and policy implications of solar power on agricultural land to produce educational resources for Extension agents and attorneys to help farmers and rural landowners understand drawbacks and benefits to leasing their land for solar power.

Fifth Season Opens Flagship Farm and Partners with NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux

Partnership comes as Fifth Season announces opening of industry-leading vertical farm, expanded partnerships with Whole Foods and Giant Eagle, and its innovative direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform

Perdue Farms Becomes the First Poultry Company in the United States To Create a Pollinator-Friendly Habitat Throughout its Solar Installation

A pollinator-friendly ground cover consists of a variety of flowering plants that provide food in the form of nectar and pollen. It contains a mixture of plants that bloom from early spring to late fall so that flowers will be available when pollinators are active.

Procurant Expands Operations to Launch Produce Traceability Solution

Procurant Trace™ tracks the origin and distribution of fresh produce from farm to consumer to enhance trust and safety across the food supply chain.

IDTechEx: How to Succeed in Vertical Farming

By carefully tailoring the environment to the exact requirements of the crop, such as through using LED lighting to produce the exact light spectrum needed for optimal photosynthesis, it is possible to obtain yields hundreds of times higher than traditional agriculture.

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