Indoor Ag-Con and Contain Inc Launch Industry Survey For Newest White Paper: ‘Automation, AI & The Next Generation of Indoor Agriculture’

Survey Participants Eligible To Win May ’19 Indoor Ag-Con Attendee, Exhibitor Packages Press Release – As part of the extensive data gathering process for its new white paper, Contain Inc., an alternate finance provider to indoor growers, invites industry members to participate in a survey around its topic, “ Automation, AI and the Next Generation […]

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Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas 2019

7th Annual Las Vegas Edition Heads To Red Rock Resort With Expanded Educational Conference And Exhibit Floor Offerings LAS VEGAS, NV (February 24, 2019) – Indoor Ag-Con, the premier event covering the technology of growing crops in indoor systems using hydroponic, aeroponic and aquaponic techniques, heads to Red Rock Resort from May 22-24, 2019 for […]

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University of Arizona Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design March 2019 Short Course

Combine lectures with hands-on workshops at the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center of the University of Arizona on March 11-15, 2019. Three days of lectures from prominent Controlled Environment Agriculture experts from Arizona and around the country. A full day of hands-on workshops that focus on different aspects of Controlled Environment Agriculture. Great Networking Opportunities with […]

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Eight Agri-Food Tech Entrepreneurs from Around the World to Compete for $250k in Funding from Radicle Growth at World Agri-Tech Pitch Day 2019

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit partnered with acceleration fund Radicle Growth on the second annual Radicle Challenge taking place at the upcoming World Agri-Tech Pitch Day on March 18 in San Francisco. Today, eight startups from around the world have been announced as the finalists to compete in the Pitch Day competition: US-based Agrospheres, Aromyx, […]

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VertiFarm 2019 in The Netherlands

VertiFarm 2019: International workshop on vertical farming 13-15 October 2019 Wageningen, The Netherlands A new vision on plant production The world population is rapidly growing from about 7 today to 9.5 billion people in 2050 and eating habits are changing. The demand for high quality fresh vegetables that are safe, healthy, tasty, and sustainably produced within […]

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Start-Ups in the World Agri-Tech Spotlight: Ones to Watch

Press Release Fifteen dynamic international start-ups will take the spotlight at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco (March 19-20), with breakthrough solutions ranging from soil health, crop optimization, fertilizers and healthy biotics, to precision irrigation, insect monitoring, off road automation, AI and digitized farming operations. From the summit’s acclaimed Technology Showcase pitching sessions […]

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2019 Virginia Innovation in Greenhouse and Vertical Farming Conference

Join us on Tuesday, March 12, and explore additional tools for expanding farm revenue through vertical farming innovations. Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension invite you to register at http://bit.ly/Register-2019-Vertical-Farming  for the 2019 Virginia Innovation in Greenhouse and Vertical Farming Conference Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Virginia Farm Bureau 12580 West Creek Parkway; Richmond, Virginia   Keynote Speaker Neil […]

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Silicon Valley AgTech Conference to be held May 2019

The conference where technology meets agriculture, the Silicon Valley meets the Silicon Prairie, and innovation comes back to the farm. We aspire to apply the Silicon Valley model to bring together promising ideas and leverage agricultural applications to build great new companies, exchange ideas and generate interest in this promising industry. Don’t miss an incredible […]

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Indoor Ag-Con Asia will be “unconferencing”

Our friends at Indoor Ag-Con like to trial new approaches at their events; they’ve featured everything from specially commissioned indoor ag adult coloring books to a series of industry white papers.  One of their more frequent requests of late has been for a space for participants to share their own ideas with fellow indoor ag enthusiasts.  […]

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Hydroponic Intensive Workshops at the University of Arizona

The University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center is gearing up for it’s Hydroponic Intensive Workshops that will occur in January 2019. The CEAC’s unique facilities support a quality of learning experience, where knowledge from classroom lectures is immediately applied in the greenhouse. The length and thoroughness of CEAC intensive workshop is unmatched! You’ll be ripe […]

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Purdue University hosts the Indiana Horticultural Congress

The Indiana Horticultural Congress is an educational meeting designed to meet the needs of fruit, vegetable, wine, organics, and specialty crop growers and marketers in Indiana and surrounding states. Sessions will focus on climate, insect management and pollinators, biostimulants and much more. Speakers include Dr. Annette Wszelaki from Tennessee, Dr. Lori Hoagland from Purdue and Dr. Matt Ruark […]

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Indoor Ag Sci Cafe discusses lighting strategies for energy savings

The second ‘Indoor Ag Science Café’ of this month had Dr. Cary Mitchell, as a speaker. Funded by NASA and USDA SCRI, Cary has a long research history focusing on energy savings while maximizing crop productivities through his in-depth understanding of plant physiology under controlled environment.  In his presentation ‘Lighting Strategies for Energy Savings’ introduced […]

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Wageningen University announces course on lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms

In 2019, the Horticulture & Product Physiology group, together with Wageningen Plant Research, again will organize a course on lighting in greenhouses and vertical farms. In this course WageningenUR scientists share their unique knowledge with international students, researchers, and horticultural and light experts. The course is held in Wageningen, The Netherlands. Registration for the course […]

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Indoor Ag Sci Cafe discusses how industry and academia can work together

This month’s ‘Indoor Ag Science Café’ featured Robert Colangelo, Founder of Green Sense Farms, as a speaker. In his presentation ‘Growing the Vertical Farming Industry – How Industry and Academia can Work Together’, Colangelo discussed the current status of indoor farming industries, gaps and cultural differences between businesses and academia, as well as possible strategies […]

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