Upcoming Webinar: How To Invest In CEA With Confidence

The CEA sector is heating up and is expected to grow 5x over the next 10 years. Investment in CEA has surpassed $2.0B across North America and Europe. Join Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder & CEO at Agritecture, for this 1-hour live webinar to learn more about how to invest confidently in the CEA industry. Title: How To […]

Continue Reading

Vertical Farming World Congress raises expectations

Plans have been announced for the 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress, which will take place on 20-22 September 2021.  The event will be available online, with the aim for as many delegates as possible to meet in person at London Heathrow. With the theme of ‘Raising Expectations’, the conference sessions offer numerous highlights including: Industry […]

Continue Reading

Technology Capital Markets Veteran Tom Liston Appointed VP of Corporate Development for CubicFarm Systems Corp.

Strong Track Record of Shareholder Value Creation with Disruptive Technologies VANCOUVER, BC – CubicFarm® Systems Corp., a local chain agricultural technology company, today announced the appointment of Thomas Liston as Vice President (VP) of Corporate Development. Thomas (Tom) Liston will provide CubicFarms with strategic business development and capital markets advisory services in his role as […]

Continue Reading

Can vertical farming be a viable method of controlled environment production?

Austin Webb, co-founder and CEO at Fifth Season, said even though significant dollars have been invested in vertical farming, much of it has been wasted. Photos courtesy of Fifth Season Fifth Season is using its fully-integrated, automated operating system to crack the economics code for vertical farming with the potential to integrate with greenhouse operations. […]

Continue Reading

AppHarvest Acquires Agricultural Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Company Root AI to Increase Efficiency

Acquisition of Root AI and its signature robot, Virgo, bolsters company’s intelligent tools to produce foods sustainably Root AI CEO Joins AppHarvest as Chief Technology Officer MOREHEAD, Ky., — AppHarvest, Inc., a leading AgTech company and Certified B Corp focused on farming more sustainably using 90 percent less water than open-field agriculture and only recycled rainwater, […]

Continue Reading

CubicFarms Appoints Scientific Advisory Board to Advance Food Production Technology

Press Release – CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSXV:CUB) (“CubicFarms” or the “Company”), a local chain agricultural technology company, today announced the appointment of a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to guide and advise CubicFarms. The SAB is comprised of top experts in the fields of agriculture and technology. The SAB is primarily responsible for making recommendations to the […]

Continue Reading

To be or not to be? Vertical Farm Standards or Best Practices?

Robert Colangelo, Founding Farmer, Green Sense Farms Holdings, Inc. There is a lot of talk these days about standardizing the design of indoor vertical farms.  One of the beauties of the vertical farming industry is the lack of regulation that has allowed innovation to flourish.  Green Sense Farms has been an early adopter building our […]

Continue Reading
Gotham Greens Greenhouse Interior

Gotham Greens Accelerates Growth with West Coast Expansion

Partnership with University of California will advance research and innovation in indoor agriculture industry SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Gotham Greens, a pioneer in indoor agriculture operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, today announced its latest state-of-the-art greenhouse in California near the University of California-Davis (UC Davis), one of the world’s leading agriculture research and teaching […]

Continue Reading

WayBeyond offers agriculture industry an alternative to Microsoft

Press Release – Tech innovator WayBeyond is taking on Microsoft’s Power BI and Excel products to give growers an alternative solution for integrating all their business data into one digital platform. “Historically the technology to manage your data was limited. Growers have gotten used to spreadsheets and other historical tools, however solutions now exist that […]

Continue Reading

AppHarvest, Inc. Announces Full-Year 2020 Financial Results

Company Introduces First Quarter 2021 Outlook and Updates Full-Year 2021 Forecast MOREHEAD, Ky. — AppHarvest, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPH, APPHW) (“AppHarvest” or “the Company”), a leading AgTech company and Certified B Corp building and operating some of the country’s largest high-tech indoor farms to sustainably grow affordable, nutritious, chemical pesticide-free non-GMO fruits and vegetables at scale […]

Continue Reading

Is controlled environment agriculture addressing the issues facing the agriculture industry?

BrightFarms founder and president Paul Lightfoot, who is chairman of the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, said controlled environment agriculture could play a major role in helping to solve some of the significant issues facing the ag industry and U.S. Photos courtesy of BrightFarms As chairman of the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Industry […]

Continue Reading

Pascal Piepers appointed CEO of Ridder

As from 1st April 2021, Pascal Piepers will join Ridder as its new CEO, putting him at the helm of the international supplier in controlled-environment agriculture.  Pascal Piepers (40) will bring with him extensive knowledge and experience from previous management and executive positions. Over the past five years, as Director of Retail, he has played a key role in […]

Continue Reading

Agritecture partners with Harvest Returns Crowdfunding platform to modernize urban agriculture financing

Fort Worth, Texas – Agritecture, LLC, an urban farming consultingand digital services firm, announced it has partnered with Harvest Returns, an agriculture investing platform. The two companies will work together to accelerate the urban farming and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) industry across the country by offering new entrepreneurs a more accessible way to raise capital. […]

Continue Reading

Yasai to establish first Zürich Vertical Farm, strategic partnership announced

iFarm with Yasai AG (Switzerland) and Logiqs B.V. (Netherlands) are proud to announce the beginning of a long-term cooperation.   With the launch of the first vertical farm project in Zurich, Yasai AG announced the signing of a strategic agreement with equipment and tech suppliers. The company involved Logiqs and iFarm as technology partners in […]

Continue Reading