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 […]

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Driscoll’s adopts first-in-industry technology solution to measure and reward berry sweetness

Integration of Consumer Physics technology into quality inspection process rewards Driscoll’s independent growers who harvest the most flavorful berries WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Driscoll’s, the leading consumer brand in fresh berries, today announced a partnership with the Israel-based, technology solutions company Consumer Physics to leverage its SCiO technology to innovate Driscoll’s quality measurement process. The Near Infrared (NIR) technology […]

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International series ‘Plants for Life, Plants to survive’

Last session on 2 March emphasizes the importance of resilience  To mark the Year of Plant Health, Koppert Biological Systems initiated the webinar series ‘Plants for Life, Plants to survive’ in December last year to highlight the importance of plant health and how it is linked to human health. In this inspiring series, keynote speakers […]

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Improve efficiency and accuracy in indoor irrigation systems

Accurate mixing systems are vital in urban ag systems to maintainproductivity and profitability. [Photo: Mazzei Injector Company] By Jim Lauria, Mazzei Injector Company In indoor crop production systems, water is vital for crop growth, handy for delivering nutrients and other inputs…and a major cost. As a result, managing every drop of water—and every ounce it […]

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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 […]

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UbiQD is hiring, Sales Director and Sales Rep positions

Looking for a job in horticulture? UbiQD is an advanced materials company powering product innovation in agriculture, clean energy, and security. Our quantum dots enable industry leaders to harness the power of light and our first end product, UbiGro®, is a pliable film that uses fluorescence to create a more optimal spectrum of light for […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Study Finds Technology, Investments Key to Improving Post-Pandemic Food Supply Chain

INDIANAPOLIS – AgriNovus Indiana, a non-profit initiative focused on growing Indiana’s agbioscience economy, released a new study today that found aggregate losses from the global pandemic cost Indiana food producers an estimated $500 million and highlighted a food chain going through disruption and evolution at the same time. Developed in partnership with researchers at Purdue University and […]

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AppHarvest, a Pioneering Developer and Operator of Sustainable, Large-Scale Controlled Environment Indoor Farms, Becomes a Public AgTech Company

AppHarvest and Novus Capital Complete Business Combination AppHarvest to Begin Trading on Nasdaq as “APPH” on February 1, 2021 Company Reaffirms Full-Year 2021 Guidance MOREHEAD, Ky. — AppHarvest (“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 […]

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Current Launches Next Gen Indoor Vertical LED Fixture: Arize Lynk²

Meet the Arize Lynk², the next generation indoor vertical farming fixture from GE Current, a Daintree company. Designed for multi-layer leafy green, microgreen and propagation applications, the Lynk² builds on the success of the first generation, providing more light, spectra, and flexibility than ever before. Here’s what is new with the dimmable Arize Lynk². 9 […]

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Take a virtual tour of the new controlled environment ag center at The Ohio State University

Dr. Chieri Kubota, the Director of the new center focusing on controlled environment agriculture and protected cultivation hosted this event to introduces the programs and membership. What OHCEAC is unique about is that we are integrative, interdisciplinary, and inclusive team conducting collaborative research to respond to CEA stakeholder needs. Our focus inclusively covers various production […]

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Could controlled environment agriculture change the face of American farming?

Ramel Bradley thinks so. The community director at AppHarvest is talking to students and communities across the country about the benefits of locally-grown food and the agtech used to produce it. [Photo above: Ramel with students and faculty from Breathitt High School in Jackson, Ky. on Jan. 15 at the opening of the school’s new […]

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AppHarvest Makes Initial Donation of 2,500 Pounds of Tomatoes to God’s Pantry Food Bank

Company designated portion of first harvest of fresh, sustainably grown tomatoes to feed Kentuckians in need MOREHEAD, KY — AgTech leader AppHarvest today announced it has delivered 2,500 pounds of Beefsteak tomatoes from its first harvest this week to God’s Pantry Food Bank, which will distribute them to those in need. Through its 400-plus distribution […]

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