GrowUp: Serving the UK the best in fresh food

In order to continue growing the best salad, year-round, GrowUp Farms must ensure that every aspect of their operations is optimised, including using technology to reduce energy consumption.

Trial Grodan and Philips Full LED shows high level quality tomato production with up to 40% heat input reduction

The initial results show that it is possible for tomato growers to maintain high levels of quality and production, even when they reduce the heat input in the greenhouse.

WITH SOLLUM, HEMP PRODUCER INNOVAGRO MAKES THE SWITCH FROM HPS TO DYNAMIC LED LIGHTING

Facing similar challenges and pressures as experienced with cannabis production, Innovagro has made the decision to switch from more conventional high-pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) fixtures to dynamic LEDs to better control light spectrum and intensity.

Raspberry Cultivation in a Vertical Farm is a Promising Option for Increased Yield

In the Philips GrowWise Research Center by Signify, we explored how artificial lighting, hydroponics and precise climate control come together to optimize the growth of raspberries year-round.

More cucumbers and lower energy consumption thanks to Signify's full LED at Qcumber Optimize Nature VOF

A small percentage of far-red light guarantees a good plant development. At full power, the system delivers 78 ┬Ámol/m2/sec (+41%) more than the old installation, while consuming 20% less energy.

"Preserving Valencia's Water; Empowering Farmers with Organic Fertilizers for Pollution Free Aquifers".

The impact of inorganic fertilizers on the environment includes soil degradation, water pollution, and contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. More usage may lead to nutrient runoff, affecting water quality and aquatic ecosystems

+27% Yield Boost in Microgreens Trial

This study, locally known as the 'Glow and Grow' project, monitored the growth and development of two aquaponic microgreen crops: mizuna (a Japanese mustard green) and a 7-crop braising mix.

+5.4% Boost in Cannabis

After three months under the films, dry, trimmed harvest weights were reported in September of 2019. Dry yield showed an extra 2.5 lbs harvested from under the film, equivalent to a +5.4% increase in total dry yield.

New R&D project for vertical food production without artificial lighting.

NOVAGRIC has developed in collaboration with Tecnalia an innovation project that solves the critical points of vertical agriculture, increasing the profitability of this type of installations.

Clean and Biosecureobile Vertical Grow Racking Systems

Pipp's team of engineers and installation experts worked with Planted Detroit to install mobile vertical grow racking systems that were clean and biosecure.

Light Science Technologies finds supplementary lighting gives 12% crop yield increase in tomato trial

AgTech specialist Light Science Technologies (LST) has successfully completed its tomato trial with Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) to investigate lower energy technology solutions for vine crops.

Avocados: Better Crop Quality and 40% Production Increase with Nanobubble-Infused Irrigation Water

To prevent water from flooding the root zone, it's imperative to supply avocado trees with enough dissolved oxygen so they can absorb the water efficiently. The benefits of root zone oxygenation are well-established

+14-28% Boost in Winter Strawberry Trial

In this study, the influence of spectral conversion under UbiGro quantum dot (QD) luminescent greenhouse films on plant growth and fruit yield of strawberries grown during winter was investigated.

2021 Top Article - Food Production Steps Up to Meet Global Demand

Using a model that blends aspects of technology, agriculture and science, Living Greens Farms is setting a template for the future of farming. With the addition of a new grow room in 2019, Living Greens Farm raised the total space of its aeroponic farm to 60,000 square feet.

Pure Green Farms Chooses iUNU's LUNA Platform to Advance Automation and AI

Pure Green Farms uses innovative technology and proprietary data to grow high quality produce that consumers can trust. With LUNA, Pure Green Farms gives comfort to retailers with visual plant provenance, establishing a high bar of safety for its products.

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