29th September 2022
Controlled Environment Agriculture International

This Week’s Top 10 CEA News

Here are the top 10 indoor vertical farming news of the week: 1- Dubai Hotels Adopt Hydroponic Solutions Within the last two weeks, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai and the Raddison-Blu Dubai Deira Creek Hotel have both announced the installation of modular hydroponic solutions to produce healthy, ultra-fresh, local food. The first hotel chain, the Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR is partnering with Green Container […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture

Indoor Ag Science Café May 24th

“CFD 101 – Introduction to Computational Approach to Optimize Air Distribution“ by Dr. Murat Kacira (University of Arizona) This presentation ‘CFD 101 – Introduction to computational approach to optimize air distribution’ was given by Dr. Murat Kacira (University of Arizona) during the 41st café forum on May 24th, 2022. Indoor Ag Science Café is organized […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Environment

5 Sustainable Indoor Vertical Farms

Indoor vertical farming (or controlled environment agriculture) has proven many benefits over the past decade regarding the efficiency in water consumption, surface usage and the use of chemical products relative to traditional or conventional farming. Nonetheless, despite the efforts made, the energy aspect remains a talking point as it represents in some cases up to […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Vertical Farming Videos

How Vertical Farming Will Change Agriculture

Down on the farm presents how vertical farming will change our food supply chains and how far it is going to go. Watch the video below to discover more: Sign-Up to our newsletter to get the latest information: What to expect: Latest innovations and projects worldwide. Technology is growing rapidly around the globe, discover the […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

New Data From An Intra-canopy Lighting Study

Current and Wageningen University & Research Share Data From An Intra-canopy Lighting Study Results highlight significant increase in vine tomato yields using intra-canopy lighting (ICL) vs top light-only installations Study used new, best-in-class Arize® Integral ICL product in combination with Arize® Element L1000 top lighting Research offers growers new opportunities to increase productivity, not operating […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

Water Treatment With Nanobubbles Tech Shows Improvements In Crop Resilience

Klondike Gardens has specialized in gerbera cultivation since 1984. Since the application of oxygen nanobubble technology, the nursery, which has two locations in Berkel en Rodenrijs (Netherlands), has seen a number of improvements in their current water system and crop resilience. Losses To keep the water system clean and in order to suppress pathogens, the […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Horticulture

Signify’s efficient LED with far-red light performs well in strawberry cultivation

Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting solutions, introduces a new efficient LED Light recipe with red, blue, green, and far-red light that has an added value for strawberry cultivation. The addition of far-red light to the usual red/blue spectrum encourages the stretching of stems and trusses in winter, allowing some varieties to use […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture

Affinor Growers Announces Issuance of Canadian Patent

Affinor Growers Inc. (CSE: AFI; OTCQB: RSSFF), a vertical farming technology and operations company with a commercial production facility in Abbotsford BC, announced in a recent press release that it has been issued Patent No. 2 940 062 by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada) for “method and apparatus for […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Vertical Farming

Start-Ups That Changed Agriculture Since COVID

Vertical farming is the practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers. It often incorporates controlled-environment agriculture, which aims to optimize plant growth, and soilless farming techniques such as hydroponics, aquaponics, and aeroponics. Some common choices of structures to house vertical farming systems include buildings, shipping containers, tunnels, and abandoned mine shafts. As of 2020, […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Fruit Production Vertical Farming

Japan Vertical Farms Joins The Strawberry Trend

Over the past months, we’ve seen a trend of vertical farming facilities moving from greens to strawberry production, Bowery Farming, Plenty, OnePointOne and Jones Food Company have all started producing strawberries in a span of a few weeks and now, a Japanese company, MD-Farm Co entered into a capital and business partnership with Farming to […]

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