1st July 2022
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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Corporate Vertical Farming

Oishii Opens Largest Strawberry Vertical Farm

With the opening of this farm, Oishii delivers on its mission to make its popular Omakase Berries available to more consumers ahead of the brand’s debut in Whole Foods Market. The strawberries will now sell for $20 a pack at retailers and on their website, the company also further the development of Strawberries in the […]

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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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Environment Partnerships

CubicFarms and Deloitte Join Forces on New Carbon Commercialization Program

New Data Shows Feeding Cows HydroGreen’s Fresh Forage Significantly Lowers Methane Emissions Building on university research confirming greenhouse gas emission reductions from using its indoor growing technologies, CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (TSX: CUB), a leading local chain agricultural technology company, today announced that its HydroGreen division has entered into an agreement with Deloitte LLP to develop a carbon commercialization program […]

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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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International Mergers & Acquisitions

Cibus Funds Expands Agritech Portfolio

The Cibus funds, which specialise in sustainable food and agriculture investments, announced in a press release acquired a majority stake in a leading Australian vegetable seedlings business, Withcott Seedlings, through their Cibus Fund II LP. Withcott Seedlings is a major producer and supplier of vegetable seedlings to both field and glasshouse growers across Eastern Australia. […]

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Funding Round

$85 Million Fundraise Confirms Growing Interest In Mushroom Production

Praised for its nutritional value, its taste and potential health benefits in the cure of certain diseases, Mushroom production has spiked a recent interest in investors throughout the world as start-ups bring new innovations to further the commercial production of fungi. MycoTechnology to take its mushroom mycelia platform onto the global stage MycoTechnology, Inc., the […]

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