Food & Bio Cluster Denmark

Webinar on June 16, 2021, at 1:00–2:30 PM CET

What is needed to fulfill the potential in Europe? Danish and French perspectives

This webinar by Food & Bio Cluster Denmark will give an overview of the developments in vertical farming in France and Denmark and includes a company case and give the attendees the opportunity to network with European vertical farming stakeholders:  A welcome and quick overview of vertical farming in France by…

Infarm Japan's director ambassador for Asiaberlin

"Berlin is a long way for us, but people are interested in its startups"

Ikuo Hiraishi, managing director at Infarm Japan, is a serial entrepreneur and is running seed-focused funds. In 2016, he invested as an angel in the Berlin startup Infarm, and in 2020, he established Infarm Japan becoming its Managing Director. In January 2021, he accomplished its first launch in Asia…

Webinar: June 18, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CEST

Open source agriculture: shared access to grow food secure communities

In 2021, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.…

June 16, 16:00 CET

Dutch universities announce master thesis labs on vertical farming

The LDE center for sustainability is happy to announce a bit more about one of the master thesis labs that they are working to realize for the next academic year. The world’s population is growing and urbanizing. Feeding the growing cities can become increasingly difficult due to production and…

Yasai among winners of Mars Habitat Challenge

"We aim to expand conscioussness growing beyond earth"

YASAI is honored to be among the five winners of the Mars Habitat Challenge by Venturelab. "We aim to expand our consciousness & human life beyond earth. YASAI supports the development of circular systems for Mars and Earth," they say. This is why YASAI is focusing on creating circular food systems with…

Event on September 2nd-3rd in Munich, Germany

Learning transfer from the cannabis industry to the vertical farming industry

The Association for Vertical Farming is organizing a webinar focusing on technical aspects and experience of the invited experts: Emil Breza is Co-Founder, President, and CEO of AgricUltra Advancements. Bringing together his interdisciplinary technical expertise and many years of product development and…

14 -18 June, St. Petersburg

Martian lava provides fertile soil for futuristic space farm

Urban Crop Solutions presents their latest technology at GLEX (Global Space Exploration Conference) in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX) 2021 celebrates the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s spaceflight and the marking of humankind’s spaceflight era. It is set to…

Viscon TV: Industry talks to keep you updated

Viscon TV is a brand new initiative by Viscon Group, providing inspiring studio sessions, podcasts and industry talks, by bringing together industry leaders to explore new trends, opportunities and sharing inspirational stories across the Agro&Food sector. The first episode of the series will feature an…

Series on vertical farming

Dialogues on vertical farming

A series of ISHS Talks on vertical farming organized by Prof. Dr. Francesco Orsini, Prof. Dr. Leo F.M. Marcelis, and Prof. Dr. Murat Kacira. For further details about the ISHS HortDialogues webinar…

June 15, 11AM (EDT)

Webinar: How AI-based breeding could be key to next-gen plant-based innovations

With the continuing surge in plant-based food alternatives worldwide, the industry is facing numerous challenges, namely, how to meet demand with innovative non-GMO products, how to squeeze out more efficiently from both production and the supply chain to make products more competitive and how to satisfy…

FLUENCE by OSRAM

June 16, 10:00 AM (CDT)

Webinar: lighting's role in plant propagation

Greenhouse growers and indoor farmers have long explored the application of on-site young plant production. As LED technology has evolved, greenhouse growers have adopted vertical farming techniques for young plant production, ultimately saving space and producing higher-quality plants before…

Free webinar on Thursday May 27 6:00 PM PT

Webinar: putting the greenhouse out to pasture?

The indoor AgTech market is aiming to change the entire farming industry. As changes in the world’s climate continue to change the farming landscape, both figuratively and literally, traditional “open field” farming is facing new and increasing challenges. Taking farms indoors may provide a solution for…

Virtual event on June 30, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PT

Future of Food summit

Join Forbes and SVG Ventures | THRIVE for a virtual conference featuring our world-renowned THRIVE | Forbes Demo Day, where 12 startups will compete live for startup funding. Hosted by Forbes Media,…

Researchers debut new indoor farming online resource

A free, online resource is now available that growers can use to help make their indoor farming businesses more productive and profitable. It’s a website featuring research results from six horticulture, engineering and agricultural economics professors and extension specialists, their graduate students…

May 22

US: Webinar on all important aspects of growing strawberries

Hort Americas short course yet is being offered this coming Saturday so there's still time to register. Hort Americas continues to show its knowledge in controlled environment agriculture with its series of Online Short Courses. Look for a new one each month. In June, they will tackle fertilizers and…

Robotics webinar 25–27 May

Pushing vertical farming further with robotics and AI

Vertical farming is an innovative approach that is helping to tackle some of the biggest horticulture challenges today. Freddie Reed, Product Manager at Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), gives us a taste of his upcoming talk at KTN’s Robotics & AI Industry Showcase, 25–27 May, by explaining how…

University of Maine

Maine offers aquaponics learning program for youth 9-18

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is partnering with the University of Maine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research and UMaine Aquaculture Research Institute to offer a 4-H At-Home Aquaponics Project, an experiential learning program for youth ages 9–18, delivered virtually from June 15…

Applications open till June 18

Participation open for green business ideas competition

Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) has opened its doors for prospective entrepreneurs with clean technology (cleantech) ideas to participate in the ClimateLaunchpad…

FPC Future

Event on Nov. 4, 1:30PM-3:30PM

Protected production: Glasshouse and vertical farming

FPC Future and FPC Careers are two co-located events aimed at the fastest growing sector of the fresh produce industry and are taking place at The Lincolnshire Showground on November 4. Organized by FPC and LIAT, the two events address the future of the industry and how that will look. FPC Future, with…

Bowery Farming

"Success of indoor farming no longer an if question but when"

Ahead of Indoor AgTech, Irving Fain, CEO & Founder at Bowery Farming discusses how we can rapidly grow the indoor farming sector through investment and controlled environment agriculture. The indoor farming sector has gone from strength to strength and is set for another year of rapid growth. What…

May 6, 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm and May 13, 11:00 a.m. - 3:45 pm (EST)

Webinars on greenhouse and vertical farming production

As technology becomes available, new crops and production methods are expanding opportunities in Northern Ontario. ​Learn from the experts about some of the key things to consider when starting a project, what resources are available to help you on your way, and how municipalities can play a role in…

18 May, 14:00hrs (UTC+2)

Webinar: A one stop solution to feed the world

Three internationally acclaimed best practice cases will be highlighted in a new three-part webinar series “A one-stop solution to feed the world”. The main objective is to…

Winners announced for the 2021 CEA Awards

The winners of the 2021 CEA Awards were announced today. These awards were established to recognize distinguished individuals and organizations in the Controlled Environment…

June 27, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Symbiotic aquaponic: Modoc Nation to host virtual aquaponics course

Symbiotic Aquaponic and the Modoc Nation will host a one-day, online Introduction to Aquaponics course on June 27. The course is open to the public. The workshop will teach the science and business basics of aquaponics. During the class practitioners and experts will discuss topics such as the different…

Singapore awards $23 mln to grant call in urban food production

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has awarded over $23 million in funding to 12 projects under the grant call for research and development (R&D) in ‘Sustainable Urban Food…

FPC Future conference on November 4

Webinar: Robotics and Automation in horticulture

The session on Robotics and Automation – Post-farm Gate at FPC Future on 4 November will look at the technology being introduced that can facilitate earlier labeling and…

Priva Academy and HortiTech join forces

With the Priva Academy, Priva offers knowledge and courses in the field of horticulture. By working together with other parties, they are adding even more horticulture-related knowledge as well as expanding the range of courses offered. Priva is therefore pleased to announce that the first agreement with…

October 4-5, Florida

Early-bird registration for indoor ag-con now open

Indoor Ag-Con is live for 2021, and early-bird registration is, too. "We're excited to return to our in-person format & look forward to seeing all of our industry friends…

Webinar on April 30 at 10:00-11:00AM SGT Photo Dreamstime: 208660343 © Wirestock

Can we feed the world's food needs with Next-Gen tools for Agriculture?

On April 30, a webinar on The tools for next-generation agriculture will be held. The speakers will be Dr Gajendra Pratap Singh & Dr Min Hao Wong.  Researchers from the Disruptive…

17 June 09:00 - 18 June 2021, 17:00 (CEST)

2nd annual world intelligent farming summit

Join Luxatia and global executives as they return for the 2nd Annual World Intelligent Farming Summit on June 17th and 18th. This edition will focus on the most successful business models of adopting digital technologies and data-driven solutions in the farming sector. This hybrid event will bring…

May 14 8AM-6PM BST and June 4 8AM-6PM BST

Large scale event on controlled environment agriculture 4.0

Controlled Environment Agriculture 4.0 (CEA 4.0) is an international virtual event for the whole marketplace: anyone who works with CEA is warmly invited. From farms, farmers, supermarkets, restaurants, technologists, students, researchers, consultants, system providers, investors, policymakers and more,…

May 18, 9am EST

Webinar on how to invest in CEA with confidence

Agritecture is hosting a series of webinars, starting with How to invest in CEA with confidence. The CEA sector is heating up and is expected to grow 5x over the next 10 years. Investment in CEA has surpassed $2.0B across North America and Europe. Join Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder & CEO at Agritecture,…

April 29, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

AgTech impacts on "future of food" - webinar

Join AmplifiedAg, Inc. CEO and founder, Don Taylor at the ‘Future of Food Under Climate Change’ virtual event as he discusses the increasing need for indoor farming and agriculture technologies in order to sustain safe food access for the planet’s population. Hosted by the National Institute of Social…

Zenith Global

Hybrid event on 20-22 September 2021 London Heathrow

Second Vertical Farming World Congress announced

Plans have been announced for the 2nd Vertical Farming World Congress, which will take place on 20-22 September 2021. The event will be available online, with the aim for as many delegates as possible to meet in person at London Heathrow.  “This will be the stand-out event of the year for vertical farming,…

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Schools receive free screening kits of Vertical Harvest documentary

Vertical Harvest Farms, the three-story glass structure in downtown Jackson, is home to innovative growing practices and an inclusive workforce, and the documentary “Hearts of Glass” tells the story of the greenhouse’s tumultuous first 15 months. Teachers at Teton School District 401 have received…

4 November 2021

FPC Future announces its speakers of conference sessions

Safeguarding the future of growers around the UK means embracing a new era of innovation in pre-farm gate technology. Covid-19 is seeing previously unforeseen changes in the industry and these have brought many challenges and opportunities. Opportunities that can be built upon. FPC Future, an exhibition…

Starting from 13th April - 30th July

Vertical farming world awards 2021 now open for entries

Zenith Global is delighted to introduce the inaugural Vertical Farming World Awards, designed to celebrate excellence and innovation across the global industry. There are 17…

Wanted: innovators, business brains and tech pioneers to shape future of food

Based at Pershore College, a centre of horticulture excellence, the GrowAgri Worcestershire project is backed by the European Regional Development Fund and tasked with supporting the development of technology for use in the horticultural and agricultural industries. Located in one of the UK’s…

April 20, 12-3 pm

Course on good agricultural practices for producing hydroponic fruit and vegetables

The Ohio State University, in partnership with CropKing is, offering a virtual hydroponic GAP training on April 20, 2021, from 12:00 PM-3:00 PM EST. GAPS (good agricultural…

Courtesy of Green Bronx Machine

Stephen Ritz brings his green bronx machine classroom to television’s “let’s learn”

This spring, Stephen Ritz, award-winning educator and founder of Green Bronx Machine, will delight children in 3-K through second grade when he brings his acclaimed classroom – and a cast of newly-created characters – to public television’s “Let’s Learn” series. “Let’s Learn” is a one-hour, daily…

postponed event will combine online & offline

GreenTech to take place again in September 2021

It will be a bit later than the previously announced dates in June, but coming September the suits can go back to the dry cleaners and it will really be time to say goodbye to your corona-hair. Then all growers, suppliers, investors and other stakeholders are welcome again at GreenTech. Physically in…

FFAR pioneers vertical farming to grow food in nontraditional spaces

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) is awarding a $1,061,576 grant through its Precision Indoor Plants (PIP) consortium to Sky high: Vertical Farming, a…

April 12, 12:00 - 1:30 GST

Webinar: Securing food supply with AI and vertical farming

Join MEED’s exclusive webinar together with DP World and Jafza on 12 April 2021 as they discuss how vertical farming is creating new opportunities for investors and developers alike. The webinar will look at the UAE's food security strategies and the central role of innovative data technologies and…

April 1 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM CEST

Urban controlled environment agriculture: the social context

UKUAT organizes a panel discussion around the social context of urban controlled environment agriculture (CEA). Join for a panel discussion on the social context surrounding controlled environment agriculture in urban settings. This discussion follows directly from a pre-recorded conversation between UKUAT’s…


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