Greenhouse & Indoor Cultivation Podcast

GroAdvisor today announced the launch of their “Greenhouse & Indoor Cultivation Podcast”. Commercial growers and cultivation business owners of all crop types are tuning in to learn strategies to grow their business, get the most out of their cultivation systems, and advance their horticulture career. In the first four episodes, already released on Apple Podcasts, […]

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The NGA Show and Indoor Ag-Con to Co-locate events in May 2021

Las Vegas events will provide retailers with access to indoor farming resources The NGA Show, the leading trade show and conference for independent grocers, and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and trade show for the indoor and vertical farming industry, announced today that they will co-locate in 2021 for the first time. The combined event will be held […]

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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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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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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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‘Selecting an LED Fixture for Indoor Plant Production’ by Dr. Erik Runkle

This comprehensive presentation includes all basics of selecting LED lighting for plant production and the update of recent light quality research at the Runkle Lab at MSU, discussing how lettuce crop responds to blue, green and far-red which affect morphological extension growth. Indoor Ag Science Café is an outreach program of a project OptimIA, funded by […]

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GLASE webinar series

Dr. Anu Rangarajan from Cornell University joins the GLASE webinar series, June 18

The National Science Foundation-funded research project entitled “Strategic FEW (food, energy, water) and Workforce Investments to Enhance Viability of Controlled Environment Agriculture in Metropolitan Areas” (CEA Viability in Metro Areas) seeks to help the CEA industry develop a skilled workforce that will allow it to scale. As part of this project, Anu Rangarajan’s team has conducted research […]

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Agritecture & Indoor Ag-Conversations to present ‘Megatrends in indoor farmin’ Webinar on June 24, 2020, 2pm EST

PRESS RELEASE – Indoor Ag-Con, LLC is pleased to announce “MegaTrends In Indoor Farming,” the latest topic to join its new Indoor Ag-Conversations monthly free webinar series. Hosted by Agritecture Consulting, this panel discussion will cover megatrends in food, agtech, and vertical farming. Scheduled for Wednesday, June 24 at 2 pm EST, the program will […]

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Research for Workforce Development in Controlled Environment Ag: What Makes a Successful Indoor Farm Manager?

As indoor agriculture has grown, finding, training, and retaining a skilled workforce has emerged as an important challenge to the industry. A unique combination of plant production, tech troubleshooting, and innovation is needed among employees managing these operations. What are the critical skill sets, and how can we create a larger pipeline of individuals trained […]

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Walmart’s Victor Verlage joins Indoor Ag-Conversations | United Fresh webinar panel line-up

Verlage Joins Top Execs from United Fresh, DNO Produce, BrightFarms For Virtual Panel On Produce Trends, Business Growth Opportunities For Indoor Growers Emerging From Covid-19 Pandemic PRESS RELEASE – Victor Verlage, Senior Director of Agriculture Strategy Development, Walmart, will join the panel line-up for the debut session of the new Indoor Ag-Conversations webinar series announced […]

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Indoor Ag Science Cafe’s latest on how to fund your indoor farm

‘How to Fund Your Indoor Farm’ by Nicola Kerslake (Contain Inc.) This month’s Indoor Ag Science Cafe was about financing indoor farm start up. Nicola Kerslake gave an overview of funding strategies and her guest presenter Dave Dinesen (CubicFarms) shared their insightful experience. Indoor Ag Science Café is an outreach program of a project OptimIA, funded […]

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Indoor Ag Sci Cafe – Could lighting improve the flavor of basil?

‘Photons = Flavor, the case study of basil’ by Dr. Roberto Lopez and Kellie Walters (Michigan State University) Roberto and Kellie work on lighting technologies for basil production and shared their most updated research on light intensities during young seedling stage of basil, affecting flavor profile and consumer liking in addition to yield and quality. […]

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