29th September 2022
Americas Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Jamaican Minister Eyes Urban Agriculture Expansion

For the past couple of months, the Jamaican government has sought to make the country more food secure by creating opportunities for self-sufficiency. The Campaign “Grow Smart, East Smart” is an illustration of the country’s willingness to expand the implementation of agricultural practices in urban areas, including backyard gardening and vertical farming. “We recently launched […]

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EMEA Vertical Farming

The Role of Vertical Farming in Finland

A panel discussion on the role of vertical farming in the Finnish context was held at SuomiAreena, Finland’s largest social festival, in Pori, July 2022. Topics include: How does vertical farming fit into the food production chain now and in the future? What can we actually grow on a vertical farm and what might be […]

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Corporate Urban Farming Vertical Farming

Transforming Calgary’s Commercial Real-Estate Into Vertical Farms

We sat with Agriplay Ventures Inc. (Website, LinkedIn) President Dan Houston to discuss the company’s recent development and his future outlook on the industry. All images used in the article are provided and owned by Agriplay. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Agriplay vows to re-purpose underutilized commercial real-estate into productive vertical farms. By using versatile […]

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Americas Corporate Environment Vertical Farming

CubicFarm Shares Study Results & Corporate Update

Study Finds a Nine Per Cent Increase in Daily Weight Gain for Cows Fed Using HydroGreen Fresh Forage Study Validates Value for Carbon Commercialization Using HydroGreen Fresh Forage Emission Reductions, Validates Potential for Additional Cash Flow Stream CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSX:CUB), announced the preliminary results of its methane and carbon dioxide-equivalent reduction study and beef […]

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Corporate Vertical Farming

Global Point Begins Cultivation With Vera® Vertical Farm

Poland-based Global Point Company is now ready to start the cultivation of leafy greens and herbs with its Vera® vertical farm. At the end of 2021, Netled signed a deal to deliver one of its Vera® vertical farming systems to Global Point, a multi-brand group based in Poland. Construction, testing and commissioning of the Vera® […]

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Corporate EMEA Vertical Farming

The Largest Vertical Farm in The World in Dubai

In 2018, Crop One and Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) announced that they will co-invest USD 40 million to build the world’s largest vertical farming facility near the Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central. Upon completion, the vertical farm facility was estimated to cover 130,000 square feet and produce the equivalent of 900 acres […]

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Funding Round Vertical Farming

Cornwall Ontario, a Future Vertical Farming Hub?

For the past couple of weeks, Ontario-based indoor vertical farming companies have been extremely active in appointing new heads, signing strategic partnerships, announcing new products, expanding their facilities, and creating funds for the AgriTech sector. A handful of these companies are based in Cornwall (Ontario), so the question may be asked, is Cornwall becoming a […]

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Emerging Markets Funding Round Vertical Farming

Australian Vertical Farm Raises A$56m For Expansion

Stacked Farm, an Australian vertical farming group raised A$56m to fund the facility’s construction and diversify their crop portfolio Stacked Farm, an Australian automated vertical farm, has successfully raised A$56m to further the expansion of the business throughout Australia. The funding round was led by SeventyTwo Capital with participating investors including US-based Magnetar Capital and […]

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EMEA Finance Urban Farming Vertical Farming

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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