How Resilient Is America's Food Supply Chain?

Here is how the American supply chain is currently standing up to COVID-19 and how experts believe it will respond in the future. We'll also look at how farmers are using new techniques to make food logistics and distribution more efficient, sustainable and resilient.

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.

Clayton & McKervey offers tips for business survival during COVID-19, including utilization of "rolling 13-week cash flow analysis"

The realities presented by the COVID-19 health crisis have businesses focused on survival. The most important step to take after ensuring the safety of the team is to protect the company's cash position to the degree that's possible.

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.

XAG Resumes Work and Drone Production to Aid Spring Planting, as China Steadily Recovers from Coronavirus Outbreak

To prepare for the upcoming spring planting season, XAG has therefore launched a Supply Chain Relief Initiative that helps its supplier partners resume production and improve industry efficiency.

Project Deccan A Helping Hand To The Farmer's In Baramati

FarmERP has provided its entire platform to the Phoenix Group. The data captured through the software is collected and provided to the group which is then analyzed and managed over their platform.

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

The changing face of global agriculture and its impact on the demand for humic acid

Humic substances play an essential role in building a nutritious soil system which significantly contribute towards development of more resilient plants.

Natufia to feature the world's first fully-integrated and automated hydroponic kitchen garden at KBIS 2020

Since it is controlled indoors, homeowners do not need to worry about pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. These are year-round, 24/7, kitchen-to-table ingredients without the concern of weather challenges or seasons.

LettUs Grow, raises 2.35 million pounds as demand for vertical farming technology rises

Award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced that it has secured £2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP.

A new tomato ideal for urban gardens and even outer space

These new gene-edited tomato plants look nothing like the long vines you might find growing in a backyard garden or in agricultural fields. The most notable feature is their bunched, compact fruit.

FarmERP: Creating a Digital Agriculture Environment

There is a need for high-tech tools that can bring improvement to the foresee ability of various farming operations. The goal is to achieve profitable, predictable and sustainable yield agriculture across all farms.

From Sky to Ground, XAG Launches Farm Robots and Smart Agriculture Management System

Justin Gong, Co-founder and Vice President of XAG, kicked off the conference by carefully elaborating the Smart Agriculture POV Report 2020. This report for the first time clarifies the definitions regarding digital agriculture, precision agriculture and smart agriculture.

AeroFarms Announces Build-out of Largest Farm of its Kind in the World in Danville, Virginia

AeroFarms® to build state-of-the art indoor vertical farm to meet increasing consumer demands for more flavorful produce. Governor Northam Announces 92 New Jobs in Danville-Pittsylvania County.

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