Sustainable Impacts Indoor Farming May Have On Environment

The following was originally published by Air, Soil and Water Research Journal By Eric W. Stein, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, Penn StatePresident, NE Decision Sciences Institute Abstract This article identifies the potential environmental effects large-scale indoor farming may have on air, water, and soil. We begin with an overview of what indoor […]

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Upcoming Webinar: How To Invest In CEA With Confidence

The CEA sector is heating up and is expected to grow 5x over the next 10 years. Investment in CEA has surpassed $2.0B across North America and Europe. Join Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder & CEO at Agritecture, for this 1-hour live webinar to learn more about how to invest confidently in the CEA industry. Title: How To […]

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Vertical Farming World Congress raises expectations

Plans have been announced for the 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress, which will take place on 20-22 September 2021.  The event will be available online, with the aim for as many delegates as possible to meet in person at London Heathrow. With the theme of ‘Raising Expectations’, the conference sessions offer numerous highlights including: Industry […]

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Technology Capital Markets Veteran Tom Liston Appointed VP of Corporate Development for CubicFarm Systems Corp.

Strong Track Record of Shareholder Value Creation with Disruptive Technologies VANCOUVER, BC – CubicFarm® Systems Corp., a local chain agricultural technology company, today announced the appointment of Thomas Liston as Vice President (VP) of Corporate Development. Thomas (Tom) Liston will provide CubicFarms with strategic business development and capital markets advisory services in his role as […]

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Eat This to Beat Disease – Mental Health

Can eating healthy brain food from plants grown in CEA improve mental health? “The part can never be well until the whole is well” – Plato In a new series we discuss healthy foods from the aspect of people who are already suffering from an illness. A diagnosis is likely a time in your life […]

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Can vertical farming be a viable method of controlled environment production?

Austin Webb, co-founder and CEO at Fifth Season, said even though significant dollars have been invested in vertical farming, much of it has been wasted. Photos courtesy of Fifth Season Fifth Season is using its fully-integrated, automated operating system to crack the economics code for vertical farming with the potential to integrate with greenhouse operations. […]

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CubicFarms Appoints Scientific Advisory Board to Advance Food Production Technology

Press Release – CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSXV:CUB) (“CubicFarms” or the “Company”), a local chain agricultural technology company, today announced the appointment of a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to guide and advise CubicFarms. The SAB is comprised of top experts in the fields of agriculture and technology. The SAB is primarily responsible for making recommendations to the […]

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Indoor Ag-Con Heads To Orlando In October 2021

Premier Trade Show & Conference for Indoor |Vertical Farming Industry To Host In-Person Edition October 4-5, 2021 at Hilton Orlando in Florida Press Release – With safety in mind, the Indoor Ag-Con management team has pushed the  dates for its previously announced May 2021 agriculture trade show and conference for the indoor and vertical farming […]

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Indoor Ag Tech Innovation Summit 2021 goes virtual

Towards Greater Profitability and Scale in CEA and Vertical Farming The virtual Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit on June 24-25 will gather the world’s leading farm operators, retailers, food companies, investors, seed companies and technology providers to meet, network and cultivate new commercial partnerships. 350+ attendees from the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia will […]

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Chris Higgins environmental movement

Who should lead the environmental movement?

Photo: Our decisions today affect our planet tomorrow.  Protect what you love, whether that be work or play. Simple answer, those with the most passion and perseverance. As the controlled environment agriculture industry we spend a significant amount of time discussing how we are going to improve our communities, the environment, the farming experience and the […]

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To be or not to be? Vertical Farm Standards or Best Practices?

Robert Colangelo, Founding Farmer, Green Sense Farms Holdings, Inc. There is a lot of talk these days about standardizing the design of indoor vertical farms.  One of the beauties of the vertical farming industry is the lack of regulation that has allowed innovation to flourish.  Green Sense Farms has been an early adopter building our […]

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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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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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