Mayor Bowser Commits DC to International Food and Sustainability Pact

Thursday, January 25, 2018 Pact Commits to Providing a Healthy, Sustainable, and Equitable Food System (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser and Madison, Wisconsin Mayor Paul...

10 Key Learnings from Indoor Ag-Con Asia

By Jacob Eisenberg, Editor of Agri-Futures This year’s Indoor Ag-Con Asia, hosted in Singapore, was filled with idea’s, innovators and enthusiasts alike — all eager to hear new promises...

“Growing Together” Black Farmer Conference in Fresno California with Urban Leadership Panel

Farmers, Partners and Friends, re-sending after an edit to the flier date. Please share with your networks. For our Urban farmers traveling over 3 hours...

Are you a grower or a technology company? You will have to make up...

An opinion by Pieter De Smedt Pieter De Smedt is the US country manager for Urban Crop Solutions, a global indoor farming group building fully...

The Department of Energy publishes “Energy Savings Potential of SSL in Horticultural Applications”

The Department of Energy (DOE) pleased to inform you that the final report “Energy Savings Potential of SSL in Horticultural Applications” has been published....

Official opening of the World Horti Center

  The World Horti Center will have its official Grand Opening on Wednesday March 7, 2018 in The Netherlands. The World Horti Center will introduce everyone...

2018 U.S. Farm Bill Campaign

About every five years the Federal Government passes a massive, far-reaching “Farm Bill” with the main aim of providing an adequate national supply of...

Japanese Ag Tech Visits Heart of U.S. Agribusiness

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 JC Raulston Arboretum in the York Auditorium North Carolina State University 4415 Beryl Rd. Raleigh, NC 27606 Urban Ag News and the Japan Plant Factory...

Local farms vie for $75,000 from national produce distributor

VOTE NOW for a farm in your community! MONTEREY, CA (January 2018) – National produce distributor PRO*ACT has opened voting for its farm grant program,...

Automation is coming…and 9 other things you need to know about indoor farming

Agrilyst has once again provided Urban Ag News with access to their State of Indoor Farming Report. Read below to learn more about what...

The benefits of supplemental CO2 are worth the cost

Originally published in Issue 8 The benefits of supplemental carbon dioxide (CO2) on greenhouse crops are easy to quantify. Faster production times, higher yields and...

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to be held in Abu Dhabi to tackle...

Alongside the region’s first ever dedicated B2B event for honey production apiARAB, and VIV MEA the world’s leading expo for poultry and livestock production. The...

How do you create a sustainable, economical vertical farm?

Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project aims to improve the sustainability of vertical farm production systems for commercial growers. The lack of accurate information related to...

Where Plant Factories Are Made – Exploring the JPFA with Jacob Eisenberg

By Jacob Eisenberg, Editor of Agri-Futures The Mecca of all vertical farming can be found an hour outside Tokyo, a city often heralded as the world’s largest...

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