Aquaponics

Urban Agriculture Startup Gotham Greens Closes $29 Million Round of Funding

Gotham Greens is growing.<p>The Brooklyn-based urban agriculture startup has closed a $29 million Series C financing round, bringing its total equity …

Urban Agriculture

6,000 kg of formalin-laced fish seized in Kerala

At least 6,000 kg of fish laced with formalin, a carcinogenic substance used to preserve cadaver, were seized at a check post in Kerala’s Palakkad on …

Andhra Pradesh

A shellfish diet might be even better than going vegan

<b>(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)</b><p>A new study takes a rare look at the carbon emissions that come with your choice of seafood<p>Nathanael Johnson<p>June 24, 2018 5:30pm (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Grist.<p>Not all fish are created equal when it comes to their impact on the climate. In the prophetic words …

Aquaculture

Hydroponics Guide: Learn To Grow Plants Without Soil 2018

“Hydroponics is the art/science of growing plants in a soil-free environment. Historically, hydroponics isn’t that new. In fact, there are many …

Hydroponics

Salad In a Jar Party

Please join us at our greenhouse for a very unique experience - Salad In A Jar Party! At <b>Beyond Organic Growers we will supply fresh off the tower all</b> …

Aquaculture

Les Leyne: Federal OK of salmon farms is a long shot

Salmon farms up and down the B.C. coast will need formal declarations from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans that they don’t harm wild salmon, …

Aquaculture

Despite growing demand for better food, China isn't quite ready for indoor farming

Every Monday and Thursday morning, a team of urban farmers go to a high-end restaurant in eastern Beijing. They deliver radish, wheatgrass, and bean …

Aquaculture

Climate change strips nutrients from food crops

Environmental changes are posing a serious threat to production and nutritional value of our crops. Not taking action could have major global …

Agriculture

NVCC Horticulture Students Help Fellow Students

The community college's horticulture students grow fresh produce for their fellow students struggling with food insecurity.<p><i>Pictured above: An NVCC</i> …

Students

Digging up a new location for Common Roots proving to be difficult

It's not clear if the Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax will have a new location in time for next growing season.<p>In its seventh season, the site on …

Nova Scotia

New Fish Farm Rules Set By BC Government

Fate of contested Broughton licences still undetermined.

Aquaculture

Lettuce Lads look to hydroponics in valley - Rocky Mountain Outlook

BOW VALLEY – While fresh, locally grown commercial produce is generally not a feature of Rocky Mountain geography, a trio of valley entrepreneurs are …

Aquaculture

Vertical Farming Market Global Industry Demand, Size, Growth Research Report By 2022

Jun 21, 2018 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- New York, June 21, 2018: Vertical Farming is the future of modern day agriculture which is completely done …

Aquaculture

Vertical gardens to come up in congested neighbourhoods

The Chennai Corporation is set to develop vertical gardens in congested neighbourhoods, utilising existing civic infrastructure for increasing …

Smart Cities

Four-year reprieve for fish farms draws praise and raises concerns

A B.C. government decision to grant fish farms a four-year reprieve drew a mixed response Wednesday from the industry, First Nations and …

Aquaculture

Could blockchain be the food chain's answer to romaine lettuce E. coli and other outbreaks?

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- The romaine lettuce E. coli scare is over, but it’s taken consumers a while to toss the vitamin rich leafy greens in a salad …

Blockchain

In Real Life Meet & Greet at Quaker Steak & Lube Wednesday June 20th

Aquaculture

Locally grown strawberries a first for Singapore's farming industry

SINGAPORE: It was once an unthinkable feat - growing non-native temperate produce on Singapore soil. But a local urban farm has managed to do just …

Aquaculture

BREAKING: Gotham Greens Raises $29m Series C for Urban Greenhouses

Creadev, the private equity arm of the Mulliez family -- founders of the Auchan chain of department stores in France -- contributed to the round.The …

Aquaculture

Strawberries grown in Singapore vertical farm make debut

SINGAPORE - Strawberries grown in a vertical farm in Singapore - and available all year round - are being sold at selected supermarkets.<p>Senior …

Aquaculture

6 Best Hoop Houses And Greenhouses For Growing Your Own Food Year Round

These hoop houses are sturdy and sustainable.<p>A greenhouse makes <b>growing food</b> possible year-round and in any region. Small, easy-to-build passive hoop …

Northern California

The Last Goodbye

<i>Steven Carruthers – Publisher</i>The<i> Practical Hydroponics & Greenhouse</i>s website will close in 10 days. The magazine, required reading for many …

Cannabis

Federal government and First Nations to approve B.C. fish farms: province

VICTORIA – The British Columbia government has given fish farm operators four years to show the open-net pens don’t harm wild salmon stocks and to …

Canada

B.C. fish farms to require First Nations approval by 2022: reports

B.C. First Nations leaders are reacting to reports that all West Coast fish farms will require First Nations approval starting in 2022.<p>"I believe the …

British Columbia

Paper Street May Sink Organic Farm In Toms River

The farm proposal for a Whitesville Road property, in the hotly contested North Dover section, has met repeated roadblocks, the owner says.<p>TOMS …

Aquaculture

B.C. government gets mixed reviews on fish farm policy

The B.C. government has unveiled sweeping changes for the province’s fish farming industry, but they don’t come into effect until four years down the …

Environment

Fish farms get four more years to win First Nations approval

Salmon farms in the Broughton Archipelago are going to get four more years to win First Nations approval of the operations, or face eviction by the …

Canadian News

You Won't Believe the Source of the World's Most Sustainable Salmon

When you hear the term “sustainable seafood,” you might envision a fisherman pulling catch from a pristine sea.<p>But a few weeks ago, the Monterey Bay …

Aquaculture

This Is How Your Cannabis Is Grown

There are three main cultivating techniques. Which one is right for your business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As more and more states approve the legalization of cannabis for medical and/or recreational use, savvy entrepreneurs are launching businesses to capture a …

Cannabis

Land-based salmon farms make economic sense, report finds

Canada's controversial salmon farming industry, whose growth has stalled because of public concern about impacts on wild stocks, could make a dramatic shift to land-based facilities, according to a groundbreaking new report.<p>The study by Dr. Andrew Wright, an independent British Columbia consultant, …

British Columbia