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.

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.

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.

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).

New Documentary Sponsored by Joyce Farms Educates Farmers on Lowering Costs and Improving Yields With Regenerative Methods

A Regenerative Secret, the newly released documentary sponsored by Joyce Farms, aims to build awareness for the transformative practice of regenerative agriculture, a method of farming that the company made standard practice on its farms in 2018.

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.

Semtech's LoRa Technology Creates Smarter Farming Networks in Australia

This extension of LoRaWAN-based network coverage adds three million hectares to NNNCos publicly available smart agriculture network

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.

AirBoard Inc. introduces AirBoard AGRO

AirBoard Inc. introduces AirBoard AGRO - an aerial platform for pesticide spraying in steep andmountainous vineyards.

Samsung Electronics Expands Horticulture LED Lineups to Advance Greenhouse and Vertical Farming

New horticulture LEDs are designed to promote healthier plant growth and enhance farming conditions for indoor growers

NEW FACIAL RECOGNITION FEATURE LAUNCHED BY CONSUS FRESH

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.

Schneider Electric and Scale Microgrid Solutions Deliver Sustainable Energy Management to Bowery Farming

By leveraging predictive and learning algorithms, EMA will empower Scale Microgrid Solutions to better manage the production and consumption of its renewable energy and control energy spend.

10 European agtech startups preparing us for the next green revolution

Among other applications, startups are introducing technology to monitor crops using drones and sensors, manage farm activities and logistics from platforms and apps

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