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 […]

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Karla Garcia growing microgreens in Mexico

Indoor Ag Sci Cafe discusses Indoor Farming in Mexico with Karla Garcia, Hort Americas

“Indoor Farming in Mexico: Current Status and Opportunities” ‘Indoor Farming in Mexico: Current Status and Opportunities’ by Karla Garcia Founder and Director of Microgreen FLN and Technical Services Specialist for Hort Americas, Karla Garcia, discusses in the February 2021 Ag Café episode what’s happening in Mexico’s controlled environment agriculture (CEA) industry, what’s impeding its growth, […]

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Indoor Ag-Con To Change Dates, Location for 2021

Co-Location With The NGA Show Shifts to 2022 Edition Press Release — With safety in mind, the Indoor Ag-Con management team has made the decision to push the dates for its previously announced May 16-18, 2021 agriculture trade show and conference for the indoor and vertical farming industry to the third quarter of 2021. The decision is in […]

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Indoor Farming Industry Gets Boost from COVID-19

By Steve Bradley The coronavirus pandemic has caused a major shift in dining out and led many Americans to become more familiar with their kitchens than ever before. In fact, according to the 2020 “America Gets Cooking” report commissioned annually by Hunter, a food and beverage public relations and marketing communications consultant, more than half […]

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Vertical Farm Daily interviews Chris Higgins, UAN founder and co-owner of Hort Americas

Standardization to build a vertical farming industry or building customized farms that keep cost high? Author: Rebekka Boekhout. © VerticalFarmDaily.com There are a lot of new ideas being trialed within the indoor farming space. “One of the hurdles I see is that it’s expected that there are standardized products available that will fit the new […]

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Dutch scale-up PlantLab launches first production site in USA

Annual harvest of 420,000 kilos for Indianapolis residents Den Bosch (The Netherlands), December 7 2020 – PlantLab, the Dutch indoor farming pioneer, has opened a new production site in Indianapolis (Indiana). This first-ever ‘Plant Paradise’ in the United States is growing vegetables for the local population at a site that was previously unthinkable – a […]

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Don’t miss the Agritecture Xchange virtual conference

Agritecture Xchange is a virtual conference connecting key innovations in the field ofAgTech to the future health of our cities. In the faceof climate change, rising populations, rapid urbanization – and a global pandemic – cities face increasing pressure to forge new partnerships and attract innovative solutions to guarantee thefood security of their residents. Unique […]

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More than 6,300 professionals signed up for GreenTech Live & Online

Amsterdam – Over 6,300 horticulture professionals signed up for the virtual show GreenTech Live & Online on 20, 21 and 22 October. Attendees from 107 countries watched 53 knowledge sessions with 121 speakers. Visitors, exhibitors and speakers made in total 3,431 matches. Research showed that the quality of the show was rated very good. What did the […]

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CEA Food Safety Coalition to lead Indoor Ag-Conversations Webinar September 9, 2020

Experts From Leading Indoor Farms To Discuss Food Safety Challenges & Opportunities Unique to CEA Press Release — The CEA Food Safety Coalition will bring together a panel of food safety experts from Bowery Farming, Planted Detroit, Plenty, and BrightFarms to discuss “Food Safety Challenges and Opportunities Unique to CEA” on September 9, 2020 from […]

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Urban Crop Solutions launches new “Modulex Plant Factory”

Indoor Vertical Farming is a fast-emerging agriculture technology which provides compelling solutions to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals: waste less food and support local farmers (Goal 2), avoid wasting water (Goal 6) and provide decent work (Goal 8). However, few early adopters are making a profit. Urban Crop Solutions has worked tirelessly to find […]

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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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Swegreen’s first automated farming unit takes place at ICA Focus in Gothenburg

Swegreen inks contract with ICA Focus in Gothenburg, to become the exclusive producer of hyper locally grown vegetables via an automated cultivation system inside the store itself. The agreement is based on Swegreen’s subscription-based Farming-as-a-Service, which gives food retailers and restaurants the opportunity to offer their customers fresh crops all year round – harvested directly […]

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Farm Tech Society, Indoor Ag-Con partner to present ‘Future of Farming | Educating the next generation to make CEA scalable’

New Session Joins Indoor Ag-Conversations Webinar Series,August 19, 2020 From 2-3 pm EST Press Release — As the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry grows, companies are facing greater shortages in qualified talent. How can innovation in training and education accelerate the industry to the benefit of all? Hosted by the Farm Tech Society and Indoor […]

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Indoor Ag-Conversations Webinar Series continues August 12

‘Hydroponic Seedling Propagation’ Session joins Indoor Ag-Conversations Webinar Series, August 12, 2020 at 2 pm Press Release – Indoor Ag-Con, LLC will bring together a panel of industry experts to discuss best practices, technology developments and more during the free webinar, “Hydroponic Seedling Propagation,” on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 2-3 pm EST. The latest […]

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