JPFA Invites You to Learn about Client-Centric Plant Factories

It pays in the climate change and coronavirus pandemic era of supply chain disruptions to look at the plant factory business from a clients’ perspective, and that is why the Japan Plant Factory Association is offering a new training course. The JPFA will run a new online training course in English on plant factories with […]

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AVF Elects New Board, January 2022

On 11th Jan, the AVF convened for their 2022 AGM. As we said goodbye to 2021 the tenure of our amazing board who have led the AVF for the last two years also came to an end. The AVF is grateful to Christine Zimmermann, Joel Culleo and Ramin Ebrahimnejad for their leadership that has led […]

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Soli Organic CEO Matt Ryan joins keynote line-up for Las Vegas 2022 Indoor Ag-Con

Soli Organic CEO Matt Ryan will lead the day two opening morning keynote address for the 9th annual edition of Indoor Ag-Con, Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2022, at Caesars Forum, Las Vegas, NV. Themed “Growing Your Business,” the premier trade show and conference for indoor| vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture will give attendees […]

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Hort Americas partners with Irrigation Design & Construction (IDC) to market GE Current LED grow lights

Irrigation Design & Construction has signed an agreement with Hort Americas to become an authorized dealer of GE Current, a Daintree company, LED grow lights. In 2015 Hort Americas LLC, a leader in the commercial horticultural industry and a supplier of innovative goods and technical services in Bedford, Texas, became the North American master distributor […]

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Connecting Innovative Women in Agrifoodtech

Caption: Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology ‘Working as a collective will help create a paradigm shift so more women can enter this space.’ As more women enter the Agritech sector, a group of industry professionals led by Connie Bowen (Farmhand Ventures) and Amy Wu (From Farms to Incubators) decided to create a new […]

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USDA Invests $9M to Expand Reach and Increase Adoption of Climate-Smart Practices

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today a $9 million investment in new Cooperative Extension and USDA Climate Hubs partnerships to bolster climate research and connect and share climate-smart solutions directly with the agricultural community. “The Cooperative Extension system and the USDA Climate Hubs have unmatched capacity to reach agricultural, Tribal and underserved […]

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Capsum and iFarm Announce Joint R&D Project in France

Capsum and iFarm Launch Sustainable Vertical Farming R&D Project to Create Innovative Cosmetics Marseille (France), Helsinki (Finland) Scientific cosmetics manufacturer, Capsum (France), and agricultural technology company, iFarm (Finland) have signed a cooperation agreement and are set to launch a cutting-edge farm-laboratory to enhance the creation of innovative beauty products. As part of a pilot project, […]

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CEATech looking to hire Operations Manager

At CEAtech, we owe our success to the efficiency of our organizational processes. To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced operations manager to oversee daily activities. As an ideal candidate, you’ll have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple departments toward maximum productivity. You’ll be highly skilled in human […]

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‘How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System’

AppHarvest CEO Jonathan Webb To Lead CEO Keynote Presentation At Las Vegas 2022 Indoor Ag-Con Press Release — AppHarvest Founder and CEO Jonathan Webb will lead the Indoor Ag-Con keynote presentation, “How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System,” on Monday, February 28, 2022 from 11:00 am – 11:50 am. A headliner event […]

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Agritecture to Host Pre-Event Urban Farm Planning Workshop at 2022 Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas

Agritecture Designer Workshop Set For February 27, 2022 | 2 – 5 PMCaesars Forum, Las Vegas, NV Press Release — Urban and controlled environment agriculture advisory firm Agritecture will host the pre-event workshop, “Planning Your Commercial Urban Farming Business,” on Sunday, February 27, 2022 – the day before Indoor Ag-Con opens — February 28 – […]

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Infarm raises $200m to accelerate global expansion of climate-resilient vertical farms

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Infarm, a rapidly growing urban farming company with a global presence, announced today that it has raised $200 million in a Series D funding round. The investment included participation from existing and new investors, including the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) – which will support the company’s expansion to countries in the Middle […]

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BrightFarms CEO Steve Platt & Cox Enterprises VP Steven Bradley kick off Indoor Ag-Con 2022 with opening morning keynote address

Platt & Bradley Headline Full Roster of Education, Networking & Expo Floor Innovations for Feb. 28–Mar. 1, 2022 Edition In Las Vegas PRESS RELEASE — BrightFarms CEO Steve Platt and Cox Enterprises VP Steven Bradley will lead the opening morning keynote address for the 9th annual edition of Indoor Ag-Con, scheduled for Feb. 28 – […]

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

SOUTH BEND, Indiana —Pure Green Farms is a greenhouse operator  growing leafy greens in South Bend, Indiana. They recently received investment from Taylor  Farms, the leading North American producer of salads and healthy fresh foods with over 122,200  acres of field grown products and 16 salad producing facilities across North America.   Pure Green Farms operates […]

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Controlled indoor cultivation without daylight comes of age

Vertical farming can deliver guaranteed yield and quality anywhere in the world Interest in vertical farming is growing worldwide. This method of cultivation offers great advantages: local, fresh production that is possible at any location in a very sustainable way. On the negative side are the high electricity consumption and investment costs. Scientists from Wageningen […]

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