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Samsung launches LED that 'boosts plant growth'

Samsung Electronics has launched the LH351B Red, an LED that emits red at 660nm wavelength and boosts photosynthesis of plants.<p>Samsung has launched …

Vertical farming in Germany

Live TV<p>Media Center<br>• All media content<p>Eco-at-Africa | 04.05.2018 | 04:14 mins.<p>Watch video 04:14<p>Now live<p>04:14 mins.<p>A startup in Hamburg has created a …

The miracle of Finland: What a tiny northern Minnesota town can teach America

There’s manure to pile and compost to spread. Seedlings must be transplanted from trays to pots before eventually making their way into the ground. …

America's first urban 'agrihood' feeds 2,000 households for free

When you think of Detroit, ‘sustainable‘ and ‘agriculture‘ may not be the first two words that you think of. But a new urban agrihood debuted by The …

These Shipping Containers Have Farms Inside

Los Angeles startup Local Roots retrofits 40-foot-long shipping containers, turning them into “TerraFarms” that yield as many leafy greens as five …

This Former Steel Mill Will Soon Be A Tech-Filled Greenhouse

The next Gotham Greens location will convert old industry in Baltimore into a hydroponic farm, to provide local produce (and jobs).<p>For decades, a sprawling steel mill in Baltimore, Maryland was a key site for American industry, making steel for World War II battleships and the Golden Gate Bridge. …

Aquaponics

Hydroponics is the next wave in food production | Financial Times

Sir, Jonathan Margolis sets the bar for agriculture’s next revolution too low (“Urban farmers struggle to reap mass-market benefits”, FT.com, …

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Growing food with fish poop: how these 'farmers of the future' are feeding Toronto

When you ask Brandon Hebor and Steven Bourne what they do for a living, don't expect an average answer.<p>They grow food with fish poop.<p>The pair …

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Autogrow opens virtual innovation community

<i>Jeffrey Law – Chief Technology Officer</i>Autogrow has opened a virtual agtech and science lab and are inviting indoor ag developers, growers and …

How Kenyan farmers are beating drought

TIMAU, Kenya, Feb 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Braving the midday sun, Kenyan farmer Jane Njoki carries trays of lush, green sprouts to feeding …

Is Personalized, Next-Day Delivery the Future of Urban Farming?

A rooftop-farming venture in Montreal has found success with a model that’s part CSA, part Amazon Prime.<p>Canadians have grown accustomed to seeing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pop up in unlikely photos, sometimes shirtless or in athletic gear. But Trudeau was wearing a suit for a planned photo op …

Building a Better Greenhouse

<b>Don’t miss Nadia Sabeh’s presentation at the Cannabis 2018 Cultivation Conference! Sabeh will be joined by Strawberry Fields’ Rich Kwesell in the</b> …

Almost every country in the world can power itself with renewable energy

The planet is pretty much ready to go 100 percent renewable by 2050.<p>The country’s energy mix is under scrutiny. A report commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry acknowledges that low natural gas prices—not renewables—are behind the recent closure of coal energy plants, and that the grid has …

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High-tech farms in Singapore take on cold-weather crops

SINGAPORE: Kale is touted as a "superfood", eaten in salads and sandwiches, blended in green juices and even baked into chips.<p>The trendy greens are …

Horticulture: The new story of Indian agriculture

<b>New Delhi:</b> Small farmers across India reaped a bumper crop of fruits and vegetables in 2015-16 defying a widespread drought. India’s horticulture …

Next wave of ecopreneurs hopes to find key to making aquaponics profitable

In Chicago, where hungry mouths outnumber plots of soil, urban agriculture has boomed in recent years and extends across more than 230 community gardens and 60 urban farms.<p>Still, not all eco-friendly businesses have been sustainable.<p>Amid the swelling tide for local food, aquaponics — a method of …

Belgian supermarket unveils plan to sell food grown on their own rooftop garden

A Belgian supermarket has unveiled plans to sell produce that will be about as local as it gets. The Boondael branch of the Delhaize supermarket …

World's largest aquaponics facility opens in Jackson County

Farm fresh is a term well known in Wisconsin, but has it ever been used to describe fish? Well, that could soon change thanks to Superior Fresh in …

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Kimbal Musk launches a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Near Jay Z’s childhood home and an old Pfizer factory, you will find a set of ten steel shipping containers. Inside those seemingly innocuous …

Feeding the Future of Agriculture with Vertical Farming (Blog)

By Mark Esposito, Terence Tse, Khaled Soufani, & Lisa XiongThe technology-driven model of agriculture may offer a means to address farm output and …

Jeff Bezos and other investors raise $200 million for vertical farming startup Plenty

After announcing Amazon’s plans to gobble up Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, CEO Jeff Bezos is stepping further into the fresh foods market by …

Giant high-tech rooftop greenhouse uses no soil

Lufa Farms is a commercial rooftop greenhouse built in 2010, one of three such gardens that help feed 2% of Montreal.<p>Lufa Farms was created by a …

Raspberry Pi Is The Brains Behind Automated Greenhouse

[Asa Wilson] and his wife picked up a 10’x12′ greenhouse from Harbor Freight that for their location required some serious changes, understandable …

Subway operator Tokyo Metro embarks in new direction: hydroponic vegetable farming

Subway operator Tokyo Metro Co. is bringing its ideology of "safe and secure" to an unlikely place -- farming.<p>Under the name "Tokyo Salad," the …

Leafy Green Machine From Freight Farms Brings Sustainable Food To Schools

Freight Farms converts insulated shipping containers into Leafy Green Machines, hydroponic gardens that can grow up to 4 tons of fresh, sustainable …

Your Next Salad Might Be Grown in a Recycled Shipping Container

<i>Salad greens from a recycled shipping container? One LA company is producing healthier, fresher tasting produce thanks to a mix of technology and</i> …

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'Walk in and get rebooted': Lufa Farms is a tropical paradise in winter

During the grey and dreary months, most Montrealers would probably envy Lauren Rathmell’s workplace.<p>“It’s very tropical,” Rathmell said. “The plants …