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Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Farming and its environmental impacts: is Vertical Farming the solution?

The food and agriculture industry often has a negative impact on the environment due to greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants that are used at almost every stage of production. There is also the strain that growing food puts on our precious natural resources such as water. In this article, we will delve into the challenges posed by food production on the climate and explore the importance of sustainable alternatives like vertical farming.

Friday, May 26, 2023

Can you grow strawberries in a vertical farm?

In this article, we explore the feasibility of growing strawberry starter plants in a vertical farm and the benefits it can offer growers.

Monday, May 22, 2023

Is AgTech and vertical farming right for my farming operation?

Is AgTech and vertical farming right for my farming operation? In this article, we will explore whether vertical farming is right for your farming operation.

Friday, May 19, 2023

Will vertically farmed tree saplings boost our future forests?

Will vertically farmed tree saplings boost our future forests? In this article, we explore the potential benefits of using vertical farms to grow tree seedlings and how this might support their impact on our future forests.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

What crops can be grown in a vertical farm?

What crops can be grown in a vertical farm? Vertical farming is a revolutionary agricultural method that is gaining popularity due to its ability to create year-round, sustainable food production. In this article, we will explore the crops that can be grown in a vertical farm and whether this method of growing is right for you.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Vertical Farming: The Future of the Farming Industry

This innovative food production system can significantly increase crop yields while increasing efficiency and fortifying the sustainability and resilience of agricultural systems. But what exactly is vertical farming and why is it so important?

Friday, February 24, 2023

Food’s supply chain is broken – but home-grown Agri-tech can fix it

Our food supply chain is broken. The reasons for it are complex, but put simply, the UK is exposed to several risk factors that can – and now have – combined to produce acute shortages on our shelves. Something needs to change urgently; and technology may – at least in part – have the answer.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Sustainable agriculture: is vertical farming the answer?

Sustainable farming isn't just about maximising profits; it also focuses on the thoughtful and effective use of non-renewable resources throughout the farming process. By prioritising sustainability, farmers can produce nutritious, healthy food while improving their own standard of living and reducing their impacts on climate change. ‍

Friday, November 18, 2022

How to manage rising energy and operational costs with vertical farming technology

Across the world, the price of oil, gas and electricity is rising. So what can CEA and glasshouse growers do to remain productive, financially viable, and meet their ESG targets in the current climate?

Friday, October 21, 2022

How to future-proof your farm: Addressing the industry’s challenges for long-term commercial viability

Growing environmental and economical demands mean the industry is calling for new technologies. How can this be used for long-term viability & the future of farming?

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Guarantee a consistent crop supply and meet shifting market demands with vertical farming

Emerging technologies have the potential to help us serve regional market demands, but how can we take advantage of them?

Thursday, October 6, 2022

An unstable economy could accelerate UK vertical farming adoption

The falling pound doesn’t necessarily equal problems in all aspects of the agricultural industry. There may be an opportunity to make local produce more accessible. So, what can farmers do to ensure commercial viability in these turbulent times?

Friday, September 30, 2022

The age of autonomous growing has begun

In this article, we examine the cause of labour shortages, as well as what it means for businesses and the general public. We will delve deeper into a new wave of automation within the agricultural sector as a remedy for these problems

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Food system resilience with vertical farming

Emerging technologies like vertical farming are what the agricultural sector needs to tackle food system resilience issues head-on, what issues can be solved?

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The quest for the perfect veg