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Hydroponics farm will help feed Muskogee families

The Gospel Rescue Mission is using a Fresh Start hydroponics farm to feed local families. Five weeks ago, the Gospel Rescue Mission started planting lettuce, and Thursday afternoon, they celebrated the first harvest from the farm. “It’s hard to get enough fresh food to feed those who are in poverty,”…

2Grow brings production and R&D in-house

The signatures were recently placed for the takeover of Phyto-IT by sensor producer 2Grow. Phyto-IT, a spin-off of the University of Ghent, was a supplier of 2Grow until recently. With this takeover, 2Grow will have the entire chain in its own hands. The takeover means that the sensor producer from…

Vana Farm:

"One container can get a yield of 324 kg of lettuce on the first round"

"We’re exploring different indoor farming solutions to grow plants sustainably, such as a container farm and greenhouse. Our highlight is a modular container farm, which will be for the international market that encounters harsh weather conditions or seeks to grow plants that require a special growing…

Biotalys obtains new fungicide resistance class for its first biofungicide

Biotalys announces that the Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC) granted an entirely new class for the active ingredient of its first biofungicide, Evoca™. This new…

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Startup finds more uses for shipping container farms

Sustainability has made great fodder for discussion this month, as Earth Day has become a key date for sharing progress towards environmental goals. As it works towards improving sustainability and food security across the farm-to-table chain, one startup company, FarmBox Foods, is developing perennial…

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Thailand: Improving quality of life with fresh produce

FlexiFarm, a container farming solution, is introducing an alternative to traditional farming in Thailand. This ready-made, movable and sustainable way of farming requires less space and yields cost-effective products.  Mr. Yootapong Paojinda, founder of FlexiFarm said: “As more and more people are faced with…

Daniele Bertocchi, Greatit:

Container farm solution appreciated by Norway and Arab countries

"We raised the interest of several entrepreneurs. Our Demetra solution for vertical farming in disused and repurposed containers has received great interest at Fruit Logistica," said Daniele Bertocchi with Greatit. Andrea Mariani (Idroterm Serre) and Daniele Bertocchi (Greatit) "There has been a great deal…

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UK scientists develops vertical farming system

A new vertical farming system is being developed in Southwell. The system, which grows vegetables, salads and fruit, stacked vertically and without the need for soil, is being designed and engineered by scientists at Nottingham Trent University, in partnership with Henley Associates. “We are designing…

Vertical Farms in containers - economic sustainability to be assessed before everything

Greatit founder Daniele Bertocchi explains that "vertical farms in reused containers are a novelty, as they cut costs by dozens of thousands of Euro compared to similar solutions. The economic sustainability of what is to be cultivated needs to be assessed." "It is not just about selling a product, we…

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US (KY): New container farm unveiled at Madison Southern

AppHarvest, announced last week the expansion of its AgTech Education Program with the installation of a high-tech classroom farm at Madison Southern High School. The Madison Southern container farm was funded by leading financial services firm Cowen, Inc., in collaboration with the AppHarvest…

Farms of the future: glimpse inside an Australian vertical farm

Farming up and inside is challenging the way we think about producing food. Some of the biggest and boldest steps forward in this space are coming from surprising places. This video shows a highly automated vertical farm in Australia. 

Beirut Farm leading vertical farming in Lebanon

“As the population continues to grow, agricultural land is limited and customers are always looking to have the best and cleanest greens. We feel that vertical farming is the solution and the fact that we can offer these greens is extremely appreciated by our customers,” says Sandro Allouche, owner and…


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