Freight Farms Raises $17.5M Series B3 to Address Access and Sustainability in the Food System Through Container Farming
This funding will help the hydroponic container farming company expand its customer base and increase reach of its farms to more remote areas and urban centers
From manufacturing milk and cheese to housing livestock and transporting cakes across the country, agribusiness is a vast, interconnected web of industries working towards one goal: The distribution of food.
This pioneering, high-yield success marks a significant milestone towards climate-resilient agriculture and food security.
Somerset is third in AppHarvest's expected four-farm network scheduled to open this year, which will include 165 acres helping to make AppHarvest a leading controlled environment agriculture (CEA) producer
Over a period of three months, Leafly's award-winning investigative team performed a one-of-a-kind synthesis of licensing reports with crop production totals, and sales and tax figures from the 15 states with operating cannabis markets.
Laboratory results confirm that "smart," algorithmically-guided sequencing and combinations of produce treatments can dramatically extend postharvest life.
This investment will allow grant recipients to expand access to nutritious foods, foster community engagement, increase awareness of climate change and mitigate the effects within urban areas, provide jobs, educate communities about farming, and expand green spaces.
Winners in three agrifood categories - soil health and biodiversity, increasing food security, and reducing and offsetting emissions - will be announced on Nov. 17, 2022, at the THRIVE Global Impact Summit.
A recent spate of cyberattacks prompted the FBI to issue a warning to agriculture co-ops. It advised them to be on high alert, especially during important planting and harvest times.
As it moves to lead the country in the study of drone use in agriculture, WCCC is developing the curriculum and technology to offer students career training in the fast-growing field - and farmers a resource that could dramatically change their practices.
Many of today's agricultural professionals find that farming is no longer as profitable as it once was. However, that outlook doesn't paint the whole picture for all farmers. The COVID-19 pandemic was particularly challenging for the agricultural sector and family farms.
As farms across the country embrace new technology, fiber optic connections could become a crucial stepping stone to digital transformation and precision agriculture. Here's how.
AeroFarms Newest Indoor Vertical Farm Capable of Growing Over 3 Million Pounds of Fresh Leafy Greens Annually To Meet Increased Customer Demand
$300 million, 120-acre Virginia campus will feature world's first farm to grow indoor, vertically farmed berries at scale, in partnership with Driscoll's
Biosphere 2 is turning to Freight Farms to further novel research on creating a circular economy of food production, its benefits and the role of vertical farming
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