Vertical Farming set to take off

Organizers of next week’s Vertical Farming World Congress on 20-22 September online are confident that recent developments mean the sector is about to expand even faster than anticipated. “Up to now, pioneering companies have been concentrating on quality, systems and efficiency,”  commented Richard Hall, Chairman of specialist independent food and drink consultancy Zenith Global. “This […]

Continue Reading

2021 Vertical Farming World Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2021 Vertical Farming World Awards have been published today. Winners will be announced on Tuesday 21 September in a virtual awards ceremony during the 2021 Vertical Farming World Congress. These inaugural awards are organised by the food and drink experts Zenith Global, with headline sponsorship from Cultivatd and category sponsorship from Light […]

Continue Reading

FIFTH SEASON CEO AUSTIN WEBB JOINS KEYNOTE LINE-UP FOR IN-PERSON INDOOR AG-CON

Fifth Season CEO Austin Webb joins the CEO Keynote Address line-up for the in-person October 4-5, 2021 edition of Indoor Ag-Con at the Hilton Orlando. Themed “Growing Your Business,” the trade show and conference for indoor | vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture will give attendees the opportunity to explore new resources on the expo […]

Continue Reading

Separate Fact from Fiction with DesignLights Consortium’s Horticultural LED Webinar

Horticultural lighting experts and industry leaders to debunk common misconceptions and address growers’ concerns during September 8 virtual panel discussion MEDFORD, MA –The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) will host a webinar on Wednesday, September 8, aimed at helping growers and other stakeholders learn the facts about LED horticultural lighting, while debunking common misconceptions about the technology […]

Continue Reading

JPFA Looking beyond the SDGs on 10th Anniversary

As the world is pursuing the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, the Japan Plant Factory Association will highlight the importance of looking beyond the SDGs in its coming online event. The nonprofit organization will hold the “Japan Plant Factory Association 10th Anniversary Fest–10 Years of Progress, and Achieving the SDGs and Beyond” on Sept. 15-17. The […]

Continue Reading

2021 Virtual Plant Lighting Short Course

Working in partnership, GLASE, OptimIA, and LAMP are excited to announce the first annual Plant Lighting Short Course! This 6-week modular short course is designed to provide participants the opportunity to learn about all aspects related to the selection, implementation, and benefits of plant lighting systems. In each sequential module, attendees will use interactive tools to define their […]

Continue Reading

HortiCann Light + Tech Conference

September 28-29, 2021 100% virtual in 2021, the HortiCann Light + Tech Conference focuses on the latest advances in horticultural lighting. Formerly known as the Horticultural Lighting Conference, this annual event has led the way in transforming horticultural practices by connecting research and technology to growers around the world. As technology and agriculture are working […]

Continue Reading

Vertical Farming Congress Raises Expectations

The 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress on 20-22 September will now be held entirely online, to ensure complete certainty for participants and to avoid potential travel disruption. “We have the most fantastic programme, featuring numerous industry leaders and innovators alongside awards, workshops, panels, exhibits and networking,” commented organiser Richard Hall, Chairman of food and drink […]

Continue Reading

80 Acres Farms CEO Mike Zelkind joins CEO keynote line-up for in-person Indoor Ag-Con in Orlando Oct. 4-5, 2021

80 Acres Farms CEO Mike Zelkind will lead the Day Two CEO Keynote Address for the in-person October 4-5, 2021 edition of Indoor Ag-Con at the Hilton Orlando. Themed “Growing Your Business,” the trade show and conference for indoor |vertical farming | controlled environment agriculture will give attendees the opportunity to explore new resources on […]

Continue Reading

Vertical Farming World to meet in September

With the theme of ‘Raising Expectations’, the 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress will host industrymembers, from global leaders to new start-ups, on 20-22 September at a hybrid event online as well asin person. “This will be the most substantial dedicated event of the year, featuring many of the world’s leadingcompanies and technologies, offering unparalleled networking […]

Continue Reading

JPFA’s 142nd online workshop on July 9 -Latest CEA developments in the US

JPFA Cares about Interactivity in Pandemic Times The Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) has taken a look at how better it can offer workshops, which the coronavirus pandemic forced it to hold online, and has resolved not to sacrifice interactivity. The JPFA has a rich history of running over 140 workshops since the first one […]

Continue Reading

GreenTech Live & Online reveals theme and outline program

Amsterdam – The theme of GreenTech Live & Online, from 28 – 30 September at the RAI Amsterdam, will be ‘Happy Food Healthy Flowers’. This theme is central in the programming during the exhibition, where more than 50 knowledge sessions can be followed in 2 theatres. In The Xpert Theatre the focus is on more […]

Continue Reading

Join the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge webinar on 14 July

Full autonomous control of a greenhouse lettuce production The winners of the first stage of the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge will be announced during a freely accessible webinar on 14 July. The first part of the 3rd edition of the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge is held as an open Online Challenge. It aims at testing machine learning […]

Continue Reading
GLASE webinar series

New GLASE webinar will be with young CEA professors

New CEA Research Programs in US Join us at the young CEA professors’ roundtable! During this conversation, followed by a Q&A section, you will have the opportunity to meet 6 young professors and learn more about their CEA research programs. Date: June 24, 2021Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT Presented by: Kellie WaltersTitle: Controlled […]

Continue Reading