1st July 2022
Americas Funding Round Horticulture

Little Leaf Farms Banks a USD 300 Million Funding

Little Leaf Farms has successfully raised USD 300 million in new capital in a funding round led by The Rise Fund, TPG’s multi-sector global impact investing strategy, and debt funding from Bank of America. The funding will support the company’s growth & expansion plans to make Little Leaf Farms’ lettuces accessible to more than half […]

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Americas Indoor Farming

Center of Excellence for Indoor Ag Reveals New Water Quality Service

The Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture Announces New Water Quality and Management Service Media, PA – June 14, 2022. The Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture, a U.S.-based company that supports the growth of the vertical and indoor farming industry, announced a new water quality and management service headed by Dr. Erick Bandala, an […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Deals

CubicFarms Announces $3.8M HydroGreen Sale in West Texas

Controlled Environment Agriculture to Produce 68,000 Pounds of Daily Feed VANCOUVER, BC, June 14, 2022 /CNW/ – CubicFarms® Systems Corp. (TSX: CUB), a leading local chain agricultural technology company, today announced a 10-machine Automated Vertical Pastures™ sale valued at CAD$3.8 million. Automated Vertical Pastures™ Sale in West Texas Owned and operated by Jim Cnossen, the Cnossen Dairy located in Hereford, West Texas, currently […]

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Americas Controlled Environment Agriculture Corporate

80 Acres Farms Expands To Covington, Georgia

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced in a statement that the leading indoor vertical farming company, 80 Acres Farms, was expanding to Newton County, investing USD 120 million and creating 150 new jobs within the County to meet growing consumer demand for local, fresh produce. “We are excited to welcome 80 Acres Farms to Georgia as […]

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Americas Economy

New HBCU Agribusiness Innovation Center at NC A&T State University

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today a $1.92 million investment to establish an Agriculture Business Innovation Center at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NC A&T) State University, a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) located in Greensboro, North Carolina. “This new innovation center will serve as a technical assistance hub to enhance agriculture-based business […]

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Americas Economy Urban Farming

USDA Grants $43 Million for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production

Funding is the First Part of a $75 Million Investment to Support a Fairer Food System and Expand Access to Nutritious Food WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces significant investments to support urban agriculture, including $43.1 million for grants and cooperative agreements as well as six new urban county committees […]

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Americas Environment

Ottawa Farmers Hit By Storm

Last week, Ottawa was hit by destructive storms reaching, in some areas, up to 190 kilometers per hour. No tornado has however touched down. “Analysis of the data reveals that a particularly intense downburst, not a tornado, was responsible for the damage” in south Ottawa, the Northern Tornadoes Project at Western University said on Twitter Wednesday […]

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Americas Indoor Farming Vertical Farming

Bowery Farming Unveils New Smart Farm in Bethlehem, PA

Bowery Farming, the largest vertical farming company in the U.S., opened its largest, most technologically advanced and sustainable commercial smart farm in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Transforming a former Bethlehem brownfield from a non-arable industrial site into modern farmland, the company’s newest commercial farm lays the groundwork for the next chapter in climate-smart agriculture. The Bethlehem Farm features industry-leading […]

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Americas Laws & Regulations Stock Market

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Investigates Potential Claims Over Agrify

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against Agrify Corporation (NASDAQ: AGFY) on behalf of its stockholders. Investigation concerns whether Agrify has violated the federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices. This news comes in after another law firm, Johnson Fistel, LLP opened […]

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Americas Vertical Farming

Growing Healthy & Tasty Food Year-Round | Q&A With GoodLeaf Farms

What started in 2011 as a dream to deliver fresh, nutritious produce to Canadians year-round has become reality. As Canada’s first and largest commercial vertical farming operation, GoodLeaf Farms began supplying microgreens and baby greens to retail locations and restaurants throughout Ontario in 2019. Indoor Ag-Con kicks off its long awaited Indoor Ag-Conversations webinar series on June 1, […]

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