9th August 2022
Controlled Environment Agriculture Environment International

Can CEA Farming Avert The Next Pandemic?

This article is a contribution of Light Science Technologies (LON:LST), view here the latest article on the importance of VPD. A 70% drop in river levels. Farmers pumping more than 30% water. This, just before an unprecedented 40C heatwave reduced houses to smouldering ash. It smacks of a future world when in fact, this is […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate Partnerships

RMJ Supply Inks Distribution Agreement with DryGair

Leading solutions-focused distributor of horticultural equipment to distribute DryGair dehumidifiers designed for commercial greenhouses, grow and drying rooms RMJ Supply, announced in a press release that it has reached an agreement to distribute DryGair Energies Ltd., a world leader in dehumidifier equipment solutions. Through the agreement, RMJ now offers preferred access to DryGair’s line of […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA Events

Dubai’s Vertical Farming Show Concludes on a High Note

On July 27th & 28th TAB group hosted the 2nd Global Vertical Farming Show at Conrad in DUBAI. The show centered around vertical farming, indoor farming, and CEA and how the innovations and technologies in the industry are proving the future of agriculture. The two-day action-packed event featured participants from 20+ countries, prominent vertical farming […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA

FarmTech Society Panel On Unused Space in Indoor Farming

David Ceaser hosted the FarmTechSociety panel during the #GreenTech2022 conference in Amsterdam in June. He moderated around important questions emerging from predictions of urbanization soliciting meaningful insights from IMAGRO’s Judith van Heck, Jens Juul Krogshede (Nabo Farms), Jerome Doucet (Montel), and Su Zhang (PRIVA).

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate Indoor Farming

Defra Reviews Automation in UK Horticulture

An independent review of the automation in the UK Horticulture sector has been published on the 27th of July 2022. The report has been co-chaired by Professor Simon Pearson, Director, Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology and Professor of Agri-Food Technology, University of Lincoln and, the Secretary of State for Defra.  Horticulture has long been dependent on […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

AeroFarms Expands To Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced in a recent press release that AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and world leader in indoor vertical farming, will create sixty-six additional new jobs and increase production of freshly-grown leafy greens as part of a major operational expansion of its new vertical farm in Pittsylvania County. This farm, a 138,670 square-foot, […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Economy EMEA

Vertical Farming in The Middle-East: A Promising Future

Over the past few months, vertical farming in the middle east has expanded exponentially, with record-breaking funding rounds, an increasing number of partnerships, expansion announcements, and government-related investments. Given the environmental conditions (Arable land is scarce, harsh weather, and access to water is hard), most countries in the GCC region import more than 90% of […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Cultures

Why VPD is Important in Indoor Farming?

While vapor pressure deficit (VPD) in horticulture isn’t new, the rising popularity of indoor commercial farming and greenhouses means it’s become possible to precisely control environmental conditions, including VPD. AgTech specialist Light Science Technologies takes a closer look at how its function in plant growth can be used as a tool for increasing a grower’s […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Events

Igrox SRL Shares Thoughts Ahead of GVF Show

In talks with Alessandro Oliveri – CEO & Co-Founder at igrox srl, Italy ahead of Global Vertical Farming Show in DUBAI. Alessandro is speaking at the 2nd Global Vertical Farming Show this week on July 27th & 28th at Conrad, Dubai. As we are inching closer to the trade-show, in a recent interview, he shared […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Unfold Names Sonia Lo as President and CEO

Agtech Veteran and Visionary Business Leader to Take Unfold into its Next Chapter of Growth. In a press release, Unfold announced Sonia Lo has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. She takes over from John Purcell, who will remain with Unfold but who […]

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