Located in Norfolk, the 25,000 sq m state-of-the-art climate-controlled facility utilises an energy-efficient, LED-based lighting system to produce high-quality crops on just four acres of land - yielding 250 times more leafy greens than conventional farming.
ERGOPONIC & Harvest Today Announce A Strategic Partnership To Develop An Optimized Containerized Solution
The partnership will bring together two companies in the agriculture technology industry, both committed to sustainability and efficiency. Together, they aim to deliver a solution that will be profitable for its users.
A climate-controlled environment allows for year-round, reliable food production. This reliability means the consumer has access to fresh, locally grown produce in every season.
While yields are attractive, vertical farms have significant capital required for infrastructure, high land costs, and of course significant energy demands. The reality of these COG dynamics requires that vertical farm operators work hard to optimize their production.
While applications like autonomous driving get most of the headlines around AI, this technology has become essential to the fabric of our digital lives.
The advent of vertical farming has taken the agricultural industry by storm. Although it has proven to be beneficial to farmers and the environment alike, there are some challenges that vertical farmers face.
The vertical farming industry still has challenges to overcome. Production costs remain relatively high and, as a young market, knowledge gaps in operational best practices in critical areas threaten long-term sustainability and profitability.
AeroFarms Breaks Ground on World's Largest and Most Technologically Advanced Aeroponic Indoor Vertical Farm
Next-generation Model 5 farm to advance leadership in plant science and technology, drive continuous innovation and expand leafy greens business in Mid-Atlantic region.
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.
Readers Choice 2020: Space to Grow, or Grow in Space - How Vertical Farms Could Be Ready to Take-off
Vertical farms with their soil-free, computer-controlled environments may sound like sci-fi, but there is a growing environmental and economic case for them, according to new research laying out radical ways of putting food on our plates.
An enthusiastic evangelist for modern vertical farming, Wihelmsson explained, "We took the concept of farming outdoors and brought it indoors, creating a controlled ecosystem where we can grow under optimal conditions year-round. We have a facility here of 7,000 sq meters.
Grōv Technologies Announces World's Largest, Most Advanced Indoor Vertical Farming System for Year-round Fresh Animal Feed
Utilizing micro-sensors, big data and science-based growing protocols, the Grōv Olympus Tower Farm brings economically viable and environmentally sustainable feed solutions to dairy and beef producers
The emerging solutions will help to improve crop yield and quality; optimize production efficiency and costs; reduce waste and carbon emissions from agricultural operations; further enhance food safety and security; and strengthen overall farm management.
The company will use the funding to develop its iFarm Growtune tech platform that enables operations of multiple varieties of vertical farms and quadrupling the number of plants available to iFarm's tech.
&ever to produce daily 550kg of tasty leafy green varieties in a highly automated indoor vertical farm in Kuwait.
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Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Since these systems are designed to maximize yields for plants and animals, they require different metrics than lighting products designed around the human visual system. Cree LED delivers a wide range of spectral options and products optimized for these applications with leading efficiency and reliability.