29th September 2022
Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

EasyFlow To Present Pilot Circadian Rhythm Product at VertiFarm

Energy expenses are one of the main cost components in the vertical farm operation. By using AI to tap into plant circadian rhythms, vertical farm owners may reduce electricity consumption by up to 27%, additionally simulating a more natural environment for plant growth.  EasyFlow will be presenting their pilot circadian rhythm product titled EasyGrow at […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

20 Vertical Farming Companies Ink Industry Manifesto

Leading vertical farming companies have committed to a Vertical Farming Identity Statement and Industry Manifesto. An unprecedented industry momentum to contribute jointly to a sustainable transformation of global food systems. Signing vertical farming companies are 80 Acres, AeroFarms, Bowery, Crop One, CubicFarms, Elevate Farms, Fifth Season, Fischer Farms, Freight Farms, Infarm, Infinite Acres, Jones Food […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Economy

Current Events Could Constitute a Turning Point For Indoor Ag

The Author, Michelle Klieger is the founder of Stratagerm Consulting, an agricultural and business consulting firm. She has worked in the food and agriculture sector for over a decade. As an economist and a business consultant, she works with the global seed industry, agtech companies, conventional and non-conventional agriculture firms, and philanthropic foundations. Her work […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Networking The Indoor Vertical Farming Industry

Starting off with a simple idea in 2017 to connect people with similar goals, Lounjee has grown into becoming an emerging professional networking platform leveraging communities to help its users grow their networks.  “When we were testing the product back then with our first users, we learned something that will be a game-changer for Lounjee. […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

Bowery Farming Expands Product Offerings

Bowery announces the launch of salad kits, expanding product offerings into the ready-to-eat category. With the introduction of three salad kit flavours featuring fork-able greens, bold flavour, and crunchy toppings from pepitas to parm crisps, Bowery is elevating the grab-and-go salad experience. Bowery continues to demonstrate product category leadership in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) with […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture International

FarmTech Society Policy Survey and Feedback Request

As FarmTech Society prepares A first major POLICY event in Brussels together with Zenith Global (Vertical Farming World Congress), FTS needs ALL STAKEHOLDERS IN Controlled Environment Agriculture to collect feedback for a common voice in order to develop the smartest possible policy narrative (anticipating confirmed high-level regulators and policymakers from the US and the EU), […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

The Incorporation of Healthy Hydroponics InnoTech

Metagenom Bio Life Science (MBLS, website) and Healthy Hydroponics InnoTech (website) announced the launch of the subsidiary company, Healthy Hydroponics InnoTech, dedicated to providing innovative genomics-based pathogen monitoring services to hydroponic growers to enhance prediction of crop diseases and assurance of food safety. Healthy Hydroponics InnoTech is headquartered in Waterloo, and shares space with MBLS, […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

AeroFarms Opens Its Virginia Facility

Aerofarms is set to open its Virginia facility. On the 28th of July, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced in a 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 […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate International

Tensions With China, A Threat To Indoor Farms?

China is a growing country set to reach 1.5Bn inhabitants by 2030 but faces considerable challenges in feeding its population with diminishing arable land, a population that is urbanized, and the effects of climate change affecting the yearly output of a country seeking to be food secure. In fact, for the past couple of weeks, China has faced […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA Funding Round

Capagro Launches a 200 Million Euro Fund

Capagro announced the launch of the second fund of 200 million euros to support the growth of future leading European AgTech and FoodTech sectors.  Five years after closing the first European venture capital fund dedicated to AgTech and FoodTech, Capagro is announcing the launch of a successor fund: Capagro Agri-Food Innovation Fund II (Capagro II). […]

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