December 14, 2020

Success factors for scaling vertical farming operations

David Farquhar, CEO of IGS, joins the discussion around what is required to scale vertical farming operations in Asia-Pacific and beyond. The group discusses how to meet local market demands with quality produce and how it requires the most efficient and sustainable technology solutions.

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The virtual Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit welcomed over 760 senior agri-food delegates from 43 countries to discuss how to accelerate innovation in supply chain resilience, urban food systems, alternative proteins and affordable nutrition.

The three-day summit was joined by leading agribusinesses, food brands, growers, entrepreneurs and investors from across the APAC agri-food value chain.

David Farquhar, CEO of IGS, joined the discussion around what is required to scale vertical farming operations in Asia-Pacific and beyond. The group discussed how to meet local market demands with quality produce and how it requires the most efficient and sustainable technology solutions.

David was joined by Marinus Luiten, Business Developer Indoor Growing, Priva, Jessica Naomi Fong, Business Developer Indoor Growing, General Manager & Co-Founder, Common Farms, and Sky Kurtz, Founder & CEO, Pure Harvest Smart Farms.

Monday, May 27, 2024

Artificial intelligence and agriculture: how can AI impact vertical farming? What we know so far

Read IGS’ Chief Technology Officer, Dave Scott, and Head of Data, Emily Seward’s thoughts on artificial intelligence and agriculture, and how vertical farming can benefit.

Read IGS’ Chief Technology Officer, Dave Scott, and Head of Data, Emily Seward’s thoughts on artificial intelligence and agriculture, and how vertical farming can benefit.

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Can you grow tomatoes with vertical farming? A crop scientist’s insight.

Read IGS’ Head of Science Tanveer Khan’s insight on growing tomato starter plants with vertical farming, covering everything from nutritional value to specific nuances between varieties.

Read IGS’ Head of Science Tanveer Khan’s insight on growing tomato starter plants with vertical farming, covering everything from nutritional value to specific nuances between varieties.

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Growing strawberry runners with vertical farming – what the science tells us

Here's how we utilise the latest research to grow strawberry runners using vertical farming.

Here's how we utilise the latest research to grow strawberry runners using vertical farming.