1st July 2022
Emerging Markets Funding Round Vertical Farming

Australian Vertical Farm Raises A$56m For Expansion

Australian vertical farming group raises A$56m to fund construction of facility and research into other produce. Stacked Farm, an Australian automated vertical farm, has successfully raised A$56m to further the expansion of the business throughout the country. The funding round was led by SeventyTwo Capital with participating investors including US-based Magnetar Capital and Stratos Capital, […]

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Scotland Grants £200m To 150 Agriculture Projects

The Scottish government is said to contribute £200m to over 150 agriculture projects over the next five years. These projects include innovative studies and research on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture among other aspects. The investment will be part of the 2022-2027 Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Strategic Research Programme (SRP). “In total, we […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture International Robotics Vertical Farming

iFarm Markets StackGrow Automation With Game-Changing Efficiency

iFarms’ newest innovation, the StackGrow automation enables, through AI-driven software to increase a vertical farm’s production by 50% per square meter, reduce electricity costs by up to 30%, and drop labor costs by 12%. As the industry seeks solutions to current challenges they are facing with labor costs, energy, etc. iFarm’s StackGrow technology approaches total […]

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Light Science Technologies Launches All-In-One SensorGROW

Cost and waste saving tool offers instant actionable insight for better control and performance   Light Science Technologies (LST) has announced the launch of sensorGROW, an all-in-one growing intelligence tool aimed at giving indoor farmers better environmental control while saving costs and reducing waste. Ideal for any controlled growing environment including greenhouses, polytunnels, vertical farms, […]

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Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

ZipGrow Inc. Launches Supersized Container Farm

ONTARIO, CANADA – Best known for the innovation and installation of vertical indoor hydroponic farms around the globe, ZipGrow Inc. is thrilled to expand its system portfolio and announce its first turnkey container farm innovation; the ZipPod. Backed by years of research on optimal efficiencies for container farming systems, the ZipPod is built onsite at […]

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Corporate Vertical Farming

Light Science Technologies Shares Expertise at Indoor AgTech

CEA specialist Light Science Technologies (LST) will be addressing the future of precision growing with some of the industry’s most important players when it exhibits at the Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit in New York on 23rd & 24th June. Forming part of an 80+ speaker faculty, LST’s Innovation Director John Matcham will be delivering a […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture EMEA Vertical Farming

New Vertical Farm in Sweden, to Produce Herbs for Leading Grocery Retailer.

Netled’s client, Oh My Greens (OMG), opens an industrial-scale vertical farm in Söderfors, Sweden, to produce high-quality herbs for ICA, Sweden’s leading grocery retailer. The herbs will be available for consumers in June 2022. Netled, the leading vertical farming technology provider in the Nordics, together with its client OMG, a Swedish herb supplier, launches an […]

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Americas Corporate Vertical Farming

Cultivatd Recruits Seasoned CEA Professional, Kyle Barnett

Cultivatd Inc, announces their newest hire, Kyle Barnett, as Director of Sales and Partnerships. Leveraging his expertise gained through a diversity of experiences with CEA companies, including BrightFarms, Hort Americas, WestRock, CarbonBook, and his own Podcast – Kyle Talks AgTech, Cultivatd believes Kyle is a strategic addition to the team. Read also: 4 Companies Shaping The […]

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Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Colorado is Home To Many Indoor Vertical Farms

Beyond the globally renowned landscapes, wildlife, and ski resorts, Colorado is welcoming an increasing number of indoor vertical farming facilities. Many vertical farming companies have implemented operations or, are headquartered in the Centennial State, the latest joining was the indoor vertical farming company, Kalera AS as they recently opened their Aurora facility and started producing […]

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Leafood Expands To Baltics With a 6.45 Million Euro Funding

The Vilnius-based startup, Leafood, has raised €6.45 million in funding to build and operate a network of indoor vertical farms in Lithuania and the greater Baltic region, including Poland in partnership with YesHealth Group. The funding round was led by the founder of organic farm Farmer’s Circle and hospitality hub the Baltic Food Republic, alongside YesHeatlth […]

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