Is Indoor Farming Really Profitable?

The next 10-15 years will see huge disruption in farming, but also exciting changes for the agricultural industry as it invests in more sustainable and regenerative practices.

Eden Green Technology Breaks Ground on New Texas Greenhouse, Continues With $12 Million Strategic Expansion

Eden Green Technology's greenhouse modules are more sustainable and scalable than other hydroponic vertical farms, low-tech greenhouse formats, and traditional soil-based farming methods.

Infarm heralds the next generation of cloud-enabled farming

Infarm introduces its new high-capacity, cloud-connected Growing Centers - a major step in the company's efforts to accelerate the benefits to people and planet by building a scalable, sustainable and resilient global farming network

Food Safety Starts With Traceability

An effective traceability system plays an important role as an essential tool used to safeguard freshness, protect quality, and ensure integrity in provenance. In the U.S., field-farming supply chains rely on what's known as "one up, one down" visibility.

Ten Ground Rules for Growing

There is no correct or perfect way to run a facility and there is no correct way or perfect to grow plants. Every grower has his or her style. There is no guarantee that everything you do or were taught to do will result in a successful operation.

How Bioenergy With Carbon Capture and Storage Can Guarantee Supply

The Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget report explains that, in order to achieve net zero emissions, the UK must eliminate all fossil fuel generated power by 2035 and increase variable renewable energy production by 80 per cent by 2050.

Green Walls for Fighting Climate Change

All around the world, urban planners are looking for solutions for green architecture and infrastructure. To meet the ecological challenges, the Gartenheim housing association researched for eight years to develop an advanced vertical greening system - driven by maxon.

What Went Right in 2020? 24 Billion Things

2020 was an unusual year, to say the least. We all faced unprecedented challenges. But behind every one, we also witnessed incredible resilience, ingenuity and creativity. This is particularly true in agriculture.

Future Acres Launches to Bring Sustainable Agricultural Robotics to Farm Industry and Optimize Workforce Efficiency and Safety

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation and Electrification Technology Streamline Harvesting of Specialty Crops and Increase Production Efficiency by Up to 30 Percent with Improved Working Conditions

Smart Solutions Help Farmers Combat Climate Change

As farmers learn to adapt to a changing climate, the industry must also reduce its own carbon intensity by 2030 in alignment with the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

VERTICAL FARMING AT A CROSSROADS AS PANDEMIC SHIFTS FOCUS TO FRESH PRODUCE

Getting the right business model to balance resource usage with socio-economic conditions is crucial to capturing new markets, speakers to discuss at Agri-TechE event 25th February 2021

Urban Farming Spotlight: Sunqiao Urban Agricultural District

The district has been producing food with conventional methods since the 1990s. But now, it's being expanded to integrate vertical farming systems, research and public outreach.

Fifth Season Expands To More Than 75 Giant Eagle And Market District Locations In Two States

Fifth Season selected for its differentiated end-to-end model of robotic-based vertical farming; major distribution expansion brings the freshest-available produce to consumers across Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh

How Hydroponics May Be Essential for Urban Agriculture

Moving farming from vast expanses of land to urban settings sounds like no easy feat. How can enough plants grow to feed large populations in a limited space? Instead of taking down skyscrapers, urban farmers use their vertical nature to their advantage.

Developing and Improving Productivity in Vertical Farms

Dr Antony Dodd's research into the plant circadian clock had found that optimising growing conditions to match the clock resulted in plants that contained more chlorophyll, allowing them to convert more of the available light into biomass and grow faster.

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