Aponix extended the NFT idea into the 3rd dimension with their vertical barrel

The Aponix vertical barrel is a new concept that facilitates setup of high-density growth spaces for soil-less production by taking the NFT concept to...

Farm Bill Creates Office for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production

The 2018 Farm Bill (H.R.2) passed both the House and Senate and will be signed into law by the President imminently. The Bill creates...

Pythium root rot on hydroponically grown basil and spinach

by Neil Mattson for eGro (https://e-gro.org/pdf/E301.pdf) Waterborne diseases that infect roots are a common production issue in hydroponic production. Several species of the water mold, Pythium, attack...

Five-day Introductory Training Course on Plant Factory with Artificial Lighting (PFAL)

In response to increasing global demands from indoor farmers, researchers and future entrepreneurs in the exciting emerging field of plant factory with artificial lighting...

3 Things to Fight For in the Farm Bill

Article by The Upstart University Team The Farm Bill is moving in Congress and could impact your farm. As you may have learned in our previous post,...

Two out of the three Board Members of the Association for Vertical Farming have...

Tom Zoellner and Penny McBride, two out of the three members of the Board of Directors for the Association for Vertical Farming (AVF), have...

World Vegetable Map 2018: More than Just a Local Affair by Rabobank

By RaboResearch of Rabobank The 2018 World Vegetable Map shows essential vegetable trade flows and highlights some key global trends in the sector, such as...

Green Sense Farms to Convert Portage Farm to R&D

Green Sense Farms is transforming its Portage, Indiana farm into a state-of-the art research and development center to advance its indoor vertical growing systems...

Quality improvement and electricity savings thanks to LED grow lights

To meet market demands for high quality produce and red pigmented lettuce, Swedish-based Spisa Smaker AB invested in a LED grow light system. Not...

Village Farms Raises over $10,000 and Wins Pepsi Corporate Spirit Award at Canadian Cancer...

Delta, BC – The Village Farms family came together to raise awareness for the Run for the Cure while exceeding their goal by raising...

What is the best LED light recipe?

As a result of his postdoctoral research tenure at NASA Kennedy Space Center, Mickens has published two manuscripts on the effect of light quality...
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A TEDx talk by Dr. Joel L. Cuello – Artificial Intelligence Does Food

Dr. Joel L. Cuello, Professor of Biosystems Engineering at the University of Arizona brings us a TEDx talk on artificial intelligence as it can relate...

Modular Farms creates portable industry leading hydroponic growing technologies

Modular Farms was founded in 2015 and is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of modular, turnkey containerized farming systems. The farm modules, which retail...

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...

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