Make Hump-Day, HEMP-DAY

Hemplet Farms will host a Webinar on December 2nd: 12:00pm–1:00pm CST. Registration is FREE. Space is limited, sign up today! Visit Eventbrite to register for this content rich event. For more information contact Christian Lee via email at Christianl@hempletfarms.com Our webinar series is a great way to keep up to date on the latest regulations, […]

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Vinnova grants Swegreen and research partners 9,1 MSEK funding for an AI-driven vertical farming project

Swedish AgTech rising star Swegreen, together with research partners RISE and Mälardales University, secures funding from Vinnova, for a 9,1 MSEK project aiming to develop further Swegreens’ platform for AI-driven vertical farming, and to evolve a digitalized supply chain from farm to fork. The research partners Swegreen, Mälardalen University and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, […]

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New Modular Scalable Indoor Vertical Farm Design

Green Sense Farms has been an early adopter and pioneer when it comes to indoor vertical farming. We built our first 20,000 sq. ft. indoor vertical farm in 2012 in Portage, IN. Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) has changed greatly since that first farm and so has our company. We started our journey focused on operating […]

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AppHarvest and Save the Children team up to provide East Kentucky Kids hands-on education in growing food, eating healthy

1,600 Children Receive Hydroponic Grow Kits as Part of Grow Green Eat Green Project BEREA, Ky. — Save the Children today announced a new partnership with AgTech leader AppHarvest to help educate children across Eastern Kentucky on how to grow their own nutritious food and the importance of healthy eating. Through the Grow Green Eat […]

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Hemp Propagation with Allison Justice – Podcast Episode #5

GroAdvisor today announced the release of their fifth episode of The Greenhouse and Indoor Cultivation Podcast.  In this episode, Dr. Allison Justice, hemp and cannabis consultant, and owner of The Hemp Mine, a 40-acre hemp farm, discusses best-practices for greenhouse hemp propagation and more. Through research and education, Dr. Justice is elevating the standards of cannabis […]

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AppHarvest Plants First Tomato Crop with Harvest Expected in Grocery Stores Early Next Year

AppHarvest today announced it has planted its first tomato crop at the company’s high-tech controlled environment agriculture facility in Morehead, Ky. The crop is scheduled to be harvested and available at leading U.S. grocery stores in early 2021.  The Morehead facility spans 2.76 million square feet, the equivalent of 45 football fields. It’s the first […]

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Greenhouse & Indoor Cultivation Podcast

GroAdvisor today announced the launch of their “Greenhouse & Indoor Cultivation Podcast”. Commercial growers and cultivation business owners of all crop types are tuning in to learn strategies to grow their business, get the most out of their cultivation systems, and advance their horticulture career. In the first four episodes, already released on Apple Podcasts, […]

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Village Farms’ Clean Energy Subsidiary Renews and Extends Vancouver Landfill Gas Contract to Transition to Renewable Natural Gas Model

Press Release – Village Farms International, Inc. (“Village Farms” or the “Company”) (TSX: VFF) (NASDAQ: VFF) today announced Village Farms’ wholly owned subsidiary, Village Farms Clean Energy, Inc. (“VFCE”), has renewed and extended its existing contract with the City of Vancouver under which VFCE receives landfill gas captured by the City of Vancouver at the City’s landfill site in Delta, BC (the “COV LFG […]

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The NGA Show and Indoor Ag-Con to Co-locate events in May 2021

Las Vegas events will provide retailers with access to indoor farming resources The NGA Show, the leading trade show and conference for independent grocers, and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced today that they will co-locate in 2021 for the first time. The combined event will be held […]

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The Hardest Harvest documents Nature Fresh Farms COVID-19 experience

The Hardest Harvest documentary shares the details of what happened at Nature Fresh Farms in the summer of 2020. Covid-19 has been devastating for many industries: for them, it led to the temporary removal of their workforce from their farms, as well as 7.8 million pounds of produce going to waste within a matter of […]

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University of Florida New Video: Five Tips on Using Vermicompost in Container Growing Media

Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension hosts Dr. Dan Jacques of Sun Gro Horticulture in a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/UmgBa5AdO_Y). Dan provides tips on using vermicompost as a component in container substrates. Do you know where vermicompost comes from? How it affects pH of your mix? At what rate should you […]

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Bowery donates to Maryland Food Bank

Bowery Farming announces $20,000 donation to the Maryland Food Bank

Monetary Donation Driven By Sales Of New Bowery Crispy Leaf Lettuce In Mid-Atlantic Region Bowery Farming (Bowery), the largest U.S. indoor vertical farming company, announced today a $20,000 monetary donation to the Maryland Food Bank, a nonprofit hunger-relief organization dedicated to feeding people, strengthening communities, and ending hunger for more Marylanders. Bowery, already a dedicated Maryland […]

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Hemplet Farms propagation study

 Field Success Rates for Hemp Seedlings and Clones By Hemplet Farms  Hemplet Farms is a high-tech propagation company and is constantly conducting research to perfect our propagation capabilities to produce quality starter plants for farmers to stock their fields. Hemplet Farms conducted an internal study to measure the field success rate of seedlings and clones […]

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Sustainable Agriculture Opportunity Zone Fund Closes Omaha Investment

The Harvest Returns Sustainable Agriculture Opportunity Zone Fund recently funded the first tranches of an investment in a vertical farm and restaurant business that will produce locally-consumed food year-round in Omaha, Nebraska. The Sustainable Agriculture Opportunity Zone Fund invests to create positive impact to the agriculture industry across economically disadvantaged regions of the U.S. The fund seeks […]

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