CropKing Q&A Series begins today!

Get your greenhouse and controlled environment agriculture questions answered!  CropKing is hosting a series of greenhouse grower question-and-answer sessions via Zoom on select Fridays in October and November. Topics will include controlled environment agriculture, hydroponic growing, integrated pest management, disease troubleshooting, plant nutrition, and more.  Everyone is welcome to participate, whether they are an experienced […]

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Running a for-profit business with a not-for-profit mission

Vertical Harvest is using controlled environment agriculture to give people with disabilities the opportunity to improve their livelihoods along with the sustainability and economies of their communities. Jackson, Wyo., might not be the first place you think of when it comes to innovation in controlled environment agriculture. Vertical Harvest, which began operating in 2016, produces […]

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AppHarvest to Become a Public AgTech Company

AppHarvest, a Pioneering Developer and Operator of Sustainable, Large-Scale Controlled Environment Indoor Farms, to Become a PublicAgTech Company CNBC highlights AppHarvest announcement Press Release – AppHarvest (“the Company”), a developer and operator of large-scale, high-tech controlled environment indoor farms, and Novus Capital Corp. (Nasdaq: NOVS) (“Novus Capital”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today […]

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Making capital expenditure decisions during times of uncertainty e.g. COVID-19

By Silver Fern. Originally shared with GPN If you are an owner or manager of a business, you are likely an operator and an investor. As an investor, you decide what to do with the capital you have. Should you: 1) keep it in cash, 2) reinvest in your business, or 3) return it to […]

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Hyve Indoor Farming Systems looking to hire Indoor Farming Technology Sales and Support position

Indoor Farming Technology Sales & Support position for the territory of North and South America This is an outstanding opportunity for a person who is willing to learn theControlled Environment Agriculture business from the ground up. There issignificant advancement potential for the right person in this rapidly growing cutting-edge company. For Interest in applying, please […]

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Autogrow releases public API to empower growers

Autogrow has released a public API (Application Programming Interface) allowing connectivity between their Folium sensor network and other farm sensor data. “Growers currently feel frustrated by not having systems that speak to each other. And the truth is that, until other large industry players also provide public APIs, growers are always going to be constrained […]

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Agtech Startup iFarm Raises $4M for Automated Indoor Farming

Helsinki, Finland – iFarm, a startup that provides innovative solutions for growing fresh greens, berries and vegetables, raised $4M in funding. The round was led by Gagarin Capital, that previously invested in the project. Other investors include Matrix Capital, Impulse VC, IMI.VC and several business angels. The company will use the funding to develop its  […]

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Horticulture Market Manager open role at Moleaer

Moleaer seeks Horticulture Market Manager MoleaerTM is an American-based nanobubble technology company with a mission to unlock the full potential of nanobubbles to enhance and protect water, food, and natural resources. Moleaer established the nanobubble industry in the U.S. by developing the first nanobubble generator that can perform cost-effectively at municipal and industrial scale. Through partnerships […]

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Dutch PlantLab Management

Dutch PlantLab raises € 20 million in first external investment round

Production sites for vertical farming rolled out on global scale PRESS RELEASE – Dutch scale-up PlantLab has raised a first external investment of € 20 million from De Hoge Dennen Capital. The company has developed a globally patented technology for ‘vertical farming’, a hyper-efficient method for growing vegetables and fruits. It will use the injection […]

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Bowery Farming Announces Brand Evolution

Leading Modern Farming Company Reveals New Logo, Packaging and Website PRESS RELEASE – Bowery Farming (Bowery), the modern farming company on a mission to reimagine what a flavorful future tastes like, announced today a physical and digital brand evolution that includes a new logo, website design, and product packaging. Bowery’s bold new packaging is shipping to retailers […]

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GLASE webinar series

GLASE announces new webinar on July 23 with Dr. Celina Gomez, ‘Stakeholder needs relevant to indoor propagation’

GLASE would like to invite you to their upcoming webinar titled “Stakeholder needs relevant to indoor propagation” on July 23th with Dr. Celina Gomez from University of Florida. There are economic and knowledge-based challenges that must be addressed for indoor farms to be viable in the United States despite their potential benefits. A mixed-methods approach […]

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Barclays and Unreasonable selects 80 Acres Farms to receive $100,000 Grant in support of COVID-19 related work

Barclays and Unreasonable Group launch $1,000,000 fund for entrepreneurial solutions addressing challenges resulting from the global pandemic July 8, 2020 – LONDON – 80 Acres Farms has been awarded a $100,000 grant in recognition of the exceptional work being undertaken in addressing the immediate and long-term challenges resulting from the effects of the global pandemic. […]

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Bloomberg Markets: America interviews AppHarvest CEO

Bloomberg anchors Alix Steel and Guy Johnson interviewed AppHarvest Founder & CEO Jonathan Webb this week about the company’s focus on building more resilient food systems. “Coming out of COVID, we need to be building more resiliency into our systems — food, health and energy,” Webb told Steel. “We can see through COVID how weak […]

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2nd Annual Global CEA Census Announced: CEA Amidst COVID-19

AgTech leaders Autogrow and Agritecture Consulting have launched their 2nd Annual Global CEA Census, focusing on understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operations around the world. “We’re all operating in a unique situation right now and what’s required is a reality check. All of us, including growers, suppliers, distributors, […]

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