Revolution farms launches new products

“Variety is the spice of life"

Revolution Farms, an indoor greenhouse farm in Michigan, is launching four new products in independent grocery stores in the Detroit Metro area and West Michigan this month, including three bold salad mixes and a whole head, living lettuce. The three new salad mixes include: BAM! Baby Kale, POW! Superfood Mix and Zesty Zing…

"Go nature's way for stronger plants"

Plants need a healthy environment in which to grow. Soil fungi can be harmful to plants, as they may restrict proper root development and nutrient uptake. Growers make great efforts to protect young plants against these pathogens. Gadot Agro from Israel has developed a new formulation called Root-Pro™, which…

saving energy, waste, time and space with new bottles

"The bigger the better"

Shogun Fertilisers is pleased to announce the release of their new 10 litre and 25 litre bottles. Samurai Hydro, Samurai Coco, Sumo Boost, and Sumo Active Boost will all be available in the new twenty-five litre size. The Shogun products contain SmartZen® and AquaZen® formulations: developed in-house and independently tested. "Commercial…

Creo unveils AI-based BioBulb for indoor plant walls

Creo has unveiled its BioBulb platform that allows businesses to create appealing indoor plant walls with automated water and nutrient systems. The system uses AI to create a smart, green living system that allows nature to grow in environments with scarce resources, such as inside office building…

Build your own vertical farm in a matching color

Since 2013, the Green Concept Award has functioned as a platform for networking and been awarded to designers who have made globally sustainable and innovative products. The awards recognize products already on the market or in their conceptual stages that stand out for their design, innovation, and…

Prepara

Herb saver that keeps produce fresh for longer goes viral

On TikTok, there is a video about a viral herb saver that may be just what you need to keep your cilantro, chives and dill fresher for longer. So if herbs are hard for you to keep fresh for long periods of time, this herb saver from Amazon is a tool you will adore in the kitchen. The viral video showcasing…

Plenty to supply 17 new stores in Northern Carolina

Debuting Text-a-Farmer Feature to ask direct questions to farmers

Plenty, the flavor-first vertical farming company with a mission to improve the lives of people, plants, and the planet, today announced an expansion to 17 new Safeway stores across Northern California, bringing the total number of stores carrying Plenty produce in the region to 53. The additional…

Study on lettuce productivity influenced by microbial inocula under nitrogen-limited conditions in aquaponics

The demand for food will outpace productivity of conventional agriculture due to projected growth of the human population, concomitant with shrinkage of arable land,…

The PlantCube

New LED solution launched

Hydrofarm Holdings Group, an independent wholesaler and manufacturer of hydroponics equipment and commercial horticultural products, unveiled Photobio TX and Photobio T linear top lights— the newest additions to the Phantom Photobio series of next generation LED tech solutions. The high-performance products, optimized for…

This indoor garden uses hydroponics to grow vegetables at home

With the pandemic leaving most of us to our own devices, some of us knew we had no choice but to get good at cooking. Getting more and more familiar with herbs and the punch they pack in flavorful dishes, the popularity of horticulture has also increased. More and more people are installing indoor garden…

Revol Greens

Plant-based fertilizer behind first line of USDA certified organic greenhouse lettuce

US greenhouse grower Revol Greens announces an innovation with the rollout of a proprietary plant-based organic nutrient source. "This marks the next step in a nationwide organic greenhouse program," they say. "A first in the lettuce industry for both field and greenhouse environments, our newly…

US grower announces retail expansion of microgreens

Micro Super Mix and Micro Spicy Mix, are now available at select ShopRite locations in the northeast! This retail expansion builds upon the success of Dream Greens by AeroFarms' microgreens launch last year. All Dream Greens by AeroFarms microgreens are safely grown indoors in AeroFarms’ state of the art…

US indoor lettuce farm continues Midwest expansion

Living Greens Farm (LGF), a vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the U.S. that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, announced the addition of significant new retail distribution of its products in the upper Midwest to independent, specialty and co-op retailers. Starting…

Plenty

says Plenty's Co-founder Nate Storey.

“COVID is helping the world to re-examine its values”

With all the health concerns and supply chain disruptions resulting from the pandemic, many consumers are looking for locally and responsibly produced fruits and vegetables. And Plenty is firing on all cylinders to meet this increased demand. According to Dr. Nate Storey, co-founder and chief science…

Feature release: discard while moving

For so many of the growers, Artemis is the first time they’re documenting data at every step of their workflow. It can be tricky getting all of the nuances of real-world…

Mushroom Council

Just add mushrooms: Making meals more nutritious

Researchers have identified another good reason to eat more mushrooms. New research , published in Food Science & Nutrition (January 2021) found that adding a mushroom serving…

Canadian breaks World Record by eating three Carolina reapers in under 10 seconds

A Canadian with a love for spicy food broke a Guinness World Record by eating three Carolina reaper chili peppers in under 10 seconds. A video was shared of Mike Jack…

SAIS Sementi:

"Aroma is still the hallmark of a quality basil"

The market for fresh herbs is increasing at a fast pace, gaining markets as consumers become more interested in a healthy food experience. In Germany, the largest market in Europe for imported fresh herbs, the import value increased with 42% from 2015 to 2019. The most popular fresh herb in Europe is basil,…

New plastic film "deactivates Coronavirus in just 15 minutes"

A scientific collaboration including the companies Nanox, AplFilm, Braskem and the UFSCar (Brazil) and Jaume I of Castellón (Spain) universities has presented a plastic film…

Patent for US horizontal plant training technology

Trella Technologies, Inc. a Massachusetts-based provider of energy-efficient solutions to problems unique to the indoor farming industry, announced today that it was awarded its first patent for its system and method for automated horizontal plant training. U.S. Patent No. 10,918,022 both validates and…

"Modular, sustainable and realistic" farms

Sustainability building company, Green Build Systems, have launched their latest range – The GBS Modular Vertical Farm a unique and sustainable vertical farm, system designed…

New lighting for vertical farms

Screensign Arts (SSA) the New Zealand-based supplier of Even Light Distribution systems is set to release a new Lighting Panel for the horticulture industry. "This system incorporates many unique performance features over conventional lighting systems," they say. SSA Managing Director and system developer is Richard Hunter, who…

UK building specialist launches modular vertical farm

Sustainability building specialists, Green Build Systems, have launched their latest range: the GBS Modular Vertical Farm. This is a vertical farm system designed to offer flexible, sustainable solutions in an ever-changing environment. So, what separates this vertical urban farm from others, and how did…

Columbia vertical farm focusses on reducing plastic waste

 Vertical Roots, a hydroponic container farming company in the U.S. growing leafy greens, is pleased to introduce a new packaging design reduces plastic usage over 30% and prolongs freshness for the brand’s line of salad mixes; available in stores this month. The new packaging also features an elevated brand…

New growth chamber facility on university campus investment in Florida agriculture

“In all kinds of weather” might be a common refrain on the UF campus in Gainesville. But step into the new UF/IFAS Growth Chamber Facility, and you’ll gain a whole new understanding of the phrase. The new facility, which officially opened Jan. 28, features 15 specialized chambers where researchers will…


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