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Vertical Farming

Will vertical farming take place of traditional farming?

Vertical farming is key to the future of farming and will become a key part, however it will not take place of traditional farming. Find out more about IGS.
Vertical Farming

Why is vertical farming important?

Vertical farming has the serious potential to address areas of global agricultural & environmental needs. Find out more about Intelligent Growth Solutions.
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Who is your target market?

IGS offers global vertical farming solutions to traditional farms, entrepreneurs, governments, food producers & pharmaceuticals, among others. Read more.
Vertical Farming

What is a vertical farm?

Vertical farming is the practice of producing food in vertically stacked layers where all environmental factors can be controlled to optimise plant growth.
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What does IGS grow?

The IGS system can grow a variety of herbs, brassicas and leafy greens. Our system can also propagate an ever-widening range of early stage crops including brassicas and soft fruits.
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How does the IGS system compare to growing in other indoor environments, such as glasshouses?

IGS adopts the principle of Total Control Environment Agriculture (TCEA), in which all aspects of the growing environment can be controlled. Learn more.
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How does IGS differ from other vertical farming operators?

Intelligent Growth Solutions provide the power to control the indoor vertical farming environment better than our competitors in three fundamental areas.
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How are you working with the James Hutton Institute?

The Intelligent Growth Solutions demonstration facility is based at the James Hutton Institute, a world-renowned crop and plant science research facility.
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How are you making your systems sustainable?

There are a number of ways in which Intelligent Growth Solutions has made its vertical farming systems sustainable. Find out more about this here.
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Does your IGS vertical farming system require a high level of expertise?

No, our vertical farming systems at Intelligent Growth Solutions have been designed to have simplicity at the core. Find out more about our systems here.
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Does IGS sell its produce?

No, Intelligent Growth Solutions will not sell plant produce now or in the future. We supply the technology, infrastructure & training but do not sell produce.

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