‘How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System’

AppHarvest CEO Jonathan Webb To Lead CEO Keynote Presentation At Las Vegas 2022 Indoor Ag-Con Press Release — AppHarvest Founder and CEO Jonathan Webb will lead the Indoor Ag-Con keynote presentation, “How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System,” on Monday, February 28, 2022 from 11:00 am – 11:50 am. A headliner event […]

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Is your greenhouse or vertical farm operating sustainably?

The Controlled Environment Agriculture Design Standards (CEADS) will provide CEA growers with a means of doing a self-evaluation of their operations to achieve sustainability certification. The Controlled Environment Agriculture Design Standards (CEADS) certification program will enable CEA growers to identify those areas within their companies that are operating sustainably and where improvements can be made […]

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Infarm raises $200m to accelerate global expansion of climate-resilient vertical farms

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Infarm, a rapidly growing urban farming company with a global presence, announced today that it has raised $200 million in a Series D funding round. The investment included participation from existing and new investors, including the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) – which will support the company’s expansion to countries in the Middle […]

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Pure Green Farms Chooses iUNU’s LUNA Platform to Advance Automation and AI

SOUTH BEND, Indiana —Pure Green Farms is a greenhouse operator  growing leafy greens in South Bend, Indiana. They recently received investment from Taylor  Farms, the leading North American producer of salads and healthy fresh foods with over 122,200  acres of field grown products and 16 salad producing facilities across North America.   Pure Green Farms operates […]

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UA-CEAC Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop, January 2022

Next month, the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center will be hosting Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop- January 7th-9th (Friday-Sunday) both in-person and online. This workshop is perfect for novice growers and will be packed with tons of critical information. You will get access to numerous lecture materials, personal question follow-ups, hands-on applications, a certificate […]

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OSU Greenhouse Management Workshop is coming up!

The Ohio State University GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Integrated Disease and Insect Management January 26-28, 2022 A virtual workshop from 9 am to 1 pm (ET) daily Insects and plant diseases can be a challenge for growing ornamental and food crops in a controlled environment. This 3-day virtual workshop will address greenhouse production fundamentals for controlling […]

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UF New Video: Five Tips on Managing Irrigation Reservoirs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mohammad Yazdi from Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources presents five tips for designing and managing irrigation reservoirs based on his research with James Owen (USDA-ARS), Steve Lyon (OSU), and Sarah White (Clemson University) in a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/VKnIoVdy-0A). This video is hosted by Dr. Paul Fisher of […]

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension presents 3rd Annual Controlled Environment Conference

December 9–10, 2021 The 2021 Texas A&M Controlled Environment: Urban Agriculture Conference is designed for new and prospective growers interested in specialty crop production under controlled environment and for experienced growers who want to learn more about the nuts and bolts of crop production in a controlled environment. This conference is also suitable for hobbyists […]

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Sakata Seed America Announces Appointment of Eduardo Flores to Role of Chief Operations Officer

Morgan Hill, CA  – Sakata Seed America announces the appointment of Eduardo Flores to the role of Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Sakata Seed America, effective November 29th, 2021. Ed will assume responsibility for all of Sakata’s logistics, operations and seed production activity in North/Central America, reporting to John Nelson, Executive Vice-president, and administratively to […]

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BLOOMBERG – AgTech: The Role of Tech in a New Green World

On Tuesday, November 9th, Bloomberg hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss how decision-makers in the AgTech industry are utilizing technology to give business and society new tools to tackle the world’s most perplexing issues. Through the lens of emerging technologies, we will examine how local economies can utilize technology to become more self-sufficient in agriculture, […]

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Industry Leaders Collaborating to Decarbonize Agriculture Supply Chain

New partnership marks the first-of-its-kind industry collaboration to identify CO2 e emissions across supply chains Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – BRF, Raízen, Rumo, AMAGGI and SINAI Technologies, announced today a first-of-its-kind collaboration to collect, calculate, forecast and share primary emissions data across the global supply chain to drive industry mitigation and decarbonization.  […]

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The third Urban Greenhouse Challenge is about creating social change

The Urban Greenhouse Challenge kicked-off on 3 November. This is the third time Wageningen University & Research organizes their international student competition in search of ideas for local, urban food production that can feed cities in a sustainable way. This ‘Social Impact Edition’ challenges competitors to think beyond food to look at urban farming as […]

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UA-CEAC’s 21st Annual Greenhouse Crop Production and Engineering Design Short Course

Join the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center for the 21st Annual Greenhouse Crop Production and Engineering Design Short Course! March 7, 8, and 9, 2022 This three-day event will be hosted both online and on-site at the center and will cover a variety of topics from academia experts and industry leaders. Limited seats […]

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UA-CEAC Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop

Are you interested in growing tomatoes hydroponically? The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center will be hosting Hydroponic Tomato Intensive Workshop January 7th-9th (Friday-Sunday) both in-person and online This workshop, taught by Dr. Triston Hooks, is perfect for novice growers and will be packed with tons of critical information and research discoveries that UA-CEAC […]

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