What does the future of conventional agriculture look like? Does it include vertical farming and indoor ag?

What does the future of conventional agriculture look like?  Does it include vertical farming and indoor ag?

Leading Japanese indoor ag tech companies to visit the heart of U.S. agricultural research and biotechnology community to attend controlled environment networking event. If you […]

Japanese Ag Tech Visits Heart of U.S. Agribusiness

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 […]

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

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 […]

Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) Excited to be Collaborating with Urban Ag News

Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) Excited to be Collaborating with Urban Ag News

Originally published in Issue 14 By Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Industry Expert We are immensely proud to be working together with Urban Ag […]

Japan Plant Factory Association workshops focus on plant factory production, business issues

Japan Plant Factory Association workshops focus on plant factory production, business issues

Originally published in Issue 13 By Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Industry Expert For anyone who believes plant factories (PFALs)/vertical farms are only for […]

Japan Plant Factory Association and Smart City, Kashiwa-No-Ha Town

Japan Plant Factory Association and Smart City, Kashiwa-No-Ha Town

Originally published in Issue 12 By Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Industry Expert The Japan Plant Factory Association is a nonprofit organization founded in […]

Japan Plant Factories are providing a safe, reliable food source

Japan Plant Factories are providing a safe, reliable food source

Originally published in Issue 6 Japan’s plant factories are expanding to meet the increasing demand for safe, pesticide-free, locally-grown food. Japan has more plant factories […]

Lettuce See The Future: LED Lighting Helps Farming Go High-Tech In Japan

Lettuce See The Future: LED Lighting Helps Farming Go High-Tech In Japan

Humans have spent the last 10,000 years mastering agriculture. But a freak summer storm or bad drought can still mar many a well-planted harvest. Not […]

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 12

Urban Ag News Online Magazine Issue 12

Click here to download the issue. Urban Ag News Issue 12  |  January 2016 Urban Ag News’ Issue 12 cover story on Westland Orchids and […]