Sustainable Impacts Indoor Farming May Have On Environment

The following was originally published by Air, Soil and Water Research Journal By Eric W. Stein, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, Penn StatePresident, NE Decision Sciences Institute Abstract This article identifies the potential environmental effects large-scale indoor farming may have on air, water, and soil. We begin with an overview of what indoor […]

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Upcoming Webinar: How To Invest In CEA With Confidence

The CEA sector is heating up and is expected to grow 5x over the next 10 years. Investment in CEA has surpassed $2.0B across North America and Europe. Join Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder & CEO at Agritecture, for this 1-hour live webinar to learn more about how to invest confidently in the CEA industry. Title: How To […]

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Vertical Farming World Congress raises expectations

Plans have been announced for the 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress, which will take place on 20-22 September 2021.  The event will be available online, with the aim for as many delegates as possible to meet in person at London Heathrow. With the theme of ‘Raising Expectations’, the conference sessions offer numerous highlights including: Industry […]

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Technology Capital Markets Veteran Tom Liston Appointed VP of Corporate Development for CubicFarm Systems Corp.

Strong Track Record of Shareholder Value Creation with Disruptive Technologies VANCOUVER, BC – CubicFarm® Systems Corp., a local chain agricultural technology company, today announced the appointment of Thomas Liston as Vice President (VP) of Corporate Development. Thomas (Tom) Liston will provide CubicFarms with strategic business development and capital markets advisory services in his role as […]

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AppHarvest Acquires Agricultural Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Company Root AI to Increase Efficiency

Acquisition of Root AI and its signature robot, Virgo, bolsters company’s intelligent tools to produce foods sustainably Root AI CEO Joins AppHarvest as Chief Technology Officer MOREHEAD, Ky., — AppHarvest, Inc., a leading AgTech company and Certified B Corp focused on farming more sustainably using 90 percent less water than open-field agriculture and only recycled rainwater, […]

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The 2021 Greenhouse Training Online courses from University of Florida are here!

What are you doing to take advantage of the popularity of plant products? One of the best returns on investment is education of existing staff to ensure a knowledgeable workforce through online training. University of Florida IFAS Extension provides four-week, award-winning, online training courses in English and Spanish. The first course of the year, Greenhouse […]

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Indoor AgTech 2021, an Evolving Landscape

By Chris Taylor (The Mixing Bowl) and Michael Rose (The Mixing Bowl and Better Food Ventures) Since the initial release of our Indoor AgTech Landscape in 2019, the compelling benefits of growing food in a controlled indoor environment have continued to garner tremendous attention and investment.  Indoor Ag Is our Food System One of the intriguing aspects […]

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CubicFarms Appoints Scientific Advisory Board to Advance Food Production Technology

Press Release – CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSXV:CUB) (“CubicFarms” or the “Company”), a local chain agricultural technology company, today announced the appointment of a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to guide and advise CubicFarms. The SAB is comprised of top experts in the fields of agriculture and technology. The SAB is primarily responsible for making recommendations to the […]

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Indoor Ag-Con Heads To Orlando In October 2021

Premier Trade Show & Conference for Indoor |Vertical Farming Industry To Host In-Person Edition October 4-5, 2021 at Hilton Orlando in Florida Press Release – With safety in mind, the Indoor Ag-Con management team has pushed the  dates for its previously announced May 2021 agriculture trade show and conference for the indoor and vertical farming […]

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Indoor Ag Tech Innovation Summit 2021 goes virtual

Towards Greater Profitability and Scale in CEA and Vertical Farming The virtual Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit on June 24-25 will gather the world’s leading farm operators, retailers, food companies, investors, seed companies and technology providers to meet, network and cultivate new commercial partnerships. 350+ attendees from the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia will […]

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Horticulture job opportunity at Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College is searching for a Program Director to lead the development of a new set of programs in sustainable horticulture, urban agriculture, and landscape management.  The program will be part of the interdisciplinary food-health-sustainability education cluster at the Bronson Healthy Living Campus – alongside Sustainable Brewing and Culinary Arts & Sustainable Food Systems degrees; Community […]

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Participate in the First International Horti Quiz about Soil, Substrates and Seeds

First International Horti Quiz is a fact! Participate on the 24th of March at 20.00 CET Costa Rica – Jungle Talks, the organizer of global horticultural webinars and radio programs, is teaming up with Quiz Brothers and presents a new, entertaining event for anyone interested in horticulture; the International Horti Quiz. On March 24, 2021, […]

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Wageningen University Research and Tencent Announce 3rd International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

Full autonomous control of greenhouse lettuce production Wageningen University & Research and Tencent are proud to announce the 3rd edition of the International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge. Multidisciplinary teams from around the world will use artificial intelligence to remotely produce lettuce. The goal of the third challenge – to be held between June 2021 and June […]

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To be or not to be? Vertical Farm Standards or Best Practices?

Robert Colangelo, Founding Farmer, Green Sense Farms Holdings, Inc. There is a lot of talk these days about standardizing the design of indoor vertical farms.  One of the beauties of the vertical farming industry is the lack of regulation that has allowed innovation to flourish.  Green Sense Farms has been an early adopter building our […]

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