Farmers Remain Optimistic Despite Falling Index According to Latest DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Confidence Survey
Following one of the wettest fall harvests in recent history, farmers from across the country are demonstrating their negativity in the most recent DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agricultural Confidence Index (ACI).
LettUs Grow, creator of advanced aeroponic technology for indoor farms, announced today it has secured Ā£1 million in funding to build world-leading indoor growing facilities, to help feed the growing global population.
Vertical farms, also called Controlled-Environment Agriculture (CEA), cant just be environmentally sustainable, they also need to be economically viable.
The round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
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.
FORD FUND, CASS COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES UNVEIL FREIGHT FARM ALLOWING AGENCY TO GROW FRESH FOOD YEAR ROUND
Brainchild of Fords Thirty Under 30 philanthropic leadership program comes to fruition with reveal of new hydroponic container farm. The indoor farm operates without the use of pesticides, sunlight or soil. It also utilizes 90 percent less water than would normal.
New horticulture LEDs are designed to promote healthier plant growth and enhance farming conditions for indoor growers
Consus has developed an intelligent software-based system that reduces the burden of audits and improves productivity. By linking HR records to labour deployment the facial recognition module enables accurate costing of all products and improved traceability.
"Techno Farm Keihanna", the Largest Automated Vertical Farm in the World, to Start Shipping its Products
The production capacity of Techno Farm Keihanna is 30,000 heads of lettuce per day and it is approximately 1.5 times bigger than that of Kameoka Plant, SpreadŹ¼s existing vertical farm (Kameoka, Kyoto).
Industry experts and mobile innovators partner to launch online trading platform, creating greater access for buyers and sellers in fresh produce industry.
The LivingCubeā¢ system has 12 mechanized growing, germination and irrigation machines, each built inside proprietary insulated 40 stainless steel growing chambers.
Robotics startup with deep roots in plant science aims to feed the world through intelligent farming
Radicle Growth to Infuse $450k into Agtech/Foodtech Companies through the Radicle Global Pre-Seed Challenge
Challenge Marks the First Time in Agtech that Pre-Seed Companies Worldwide Have Had the Opportunity for Paid-In Capital to be Matched Without Relocation or Education Requirements
Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind.
Grower Replaces T5s Fluorescents with VividGro's GroBarā¢ Luminaires, Gains Dramatic Savings in Time and Expense
Because GroBar luminaires are completely cool, plants can come into direct contact without incurring any damage. Growers then have greater flexibility in stacked grow options and see an additional benefit in reduced cooling costs.
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TCP's Far-Red Horticulture Top Light is available for growers that need to boost their overall crop size, yield, and photosynthetic rate without breaking the bank on energy costs or supplemental fixtures. It delivers up to 502 Ī¼mol/s of photosynthetic photon flux and high energy efficiency up to 2.29 Ī¼mol/J. It has a full spectrum that benefits vegetative and flowering growth, with a little extra kick.