Robotics startup with deep roots in plant science aims to feed the world through intelligent farming
Grower Replaces T5s Fluorescents with VividGro's GroBar™ Luminaires, Gains Dramatic Savings in Time and Expense
Because GroBar luminaires are completely cool, plants can come into direct contact without incurring any damage. Growers then have greater flexibility in stacked grow options and see an additional benefit in reduced cooling costs.
When building a container farm, key aspects are the size of the shipping container, lighting system, irrigation system, walling, and ventilation.
Fluence Significantly Increases Yield and Secondary Metabolites in San Francisco Cannabis Vertical Farm
Eve Farms is leveraging SPYDRx PLUS LED solutions to dramatically increase plant canopy and sustainably produce award-winning cannabis for Californian market
Jeff Daniels for CNBC: The vertical farm requires 90 percent less water than a traditional farm and uses about 50 percent less energy than most other indoor ag facilities.
Using Motorleaf's artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms, the digital agronomist software can acquire data from indoor growing conditions. In turn, the algorithms learn growing patterns in the greenhouse, which then can predict the size of future harvests.
Leading Vertical Farm Operator Joins Forces with UAE Market Leader for Sustainable Production of Fresh, Nutritious, Safe Leafy Greens
The intensive plant nursery, located in North Lincolnshire, England, will be the largest indoor farm in Europe, producing up to 420 tonnes of leafy greens per year across a growing area of 5120m2, arranged in racks rising to the height of 11m.
"We think this is the best use-case of AI (Artificial Intelligence) today. We've basically turned a vocal sound into a machine command and proven integration of different systems is possible," says CEO Darryn Keiller.
Osram's smart horticulture lighting system prototype used in NASA ground research to help provide space crews with a reliable source of fresh food.
Indoor Farms' Need for Data Highlights a New Frontier for Fire Safety, Says Fire Protection Group, Inc.
The Los Angeles based fire safety consultancy says that, as indoor farms grow, the need to be proactive in regards to fire threats will grow more urgent.
What you want to grow indoors are high value and short shelf-life crops that you can stack or vertically rack to grow. For instance, in pods and warehouses, you grow plants by stacking multiple beds vertically or horizontally.
Many smallholder farmers also lack resources to use existing precision agriculture tools they desperately need to become profitable. Rockabye aims to make lucrative farming operations accessible and more affordable.
- Osram's venture capital arm Fluxunit invests in Canadian company for high-end greenhouse technology - Motorleaf's data analytics pave the way to smart farming
Samsung introduces a high-power horticulture package and adds horticulture lighting specifications to several existing lineups
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Dorner's 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems feature the latest advancements in pallet traffic management. A unique pin tracking system guides pallets through merges and curves while maintaining product orientation. The fast belt change capability increases efficiency and reduces downtime in assembly automation processes. They are available in lengths up to 25 ft., can handle loads up to 500 lbs. and travel at speeds up to 114 ft/min.