John Choo, Indoor Harvest:
"Competition a great sign for the indoor farming space"
As we’re visiting the 5th Indoor Ag-Con in Las Vegas this week, vertical and indoor farming will be significantlyin the spotlight in our news updates for the coming days. Today we kick off with a Q&A with John Choo, co-founder and recently appointed CEO of Indoor Harvest. We asked him about their.....
Commercial horticulture technology meets indoor farming needs
Indoor farming is nice and fancy, but how can it pay your bills? Yesterday, attendees of the 5th edition of the annual Indoor Ag-Con got an answer to this and other important questions during the second day of the event at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Convention guides investors in challenging industry:
Photo Report: 5th Annual Indoor Ag-Con
Networking opportunities, interesting speakers and exploring new technologies. Those were the three main reasons for many professionals in the North American indoor agriculture space to head to Las Vegas last week and attend the 5th edition of the Indoor Ag-Con.
Japanese venture unveils plans for large scale semi-closed greenhouse
US: 15 acre Hydronov aquaponic greenhouse comes to Rochester, NY
Clearwater Organic Farms LLC will soon start construction of a 15 acre (6.07 hectare) commercial leafy greens production facility in Monroe County, New York. The plans were announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday.
What breeding innovations are up for tomatoes in the next decade?
What kind of tomatoes do tomato growers want? What kind of tomato does the trade want? And what kind of tomato does the consumer want? Tough questions, right? Try to answer these questions in eight to ten years. What does everyone want in 2027?
Egypt awards contract for 205 hectares to Spain
Last year, the Egyptian government announced their plans to give their domestic economy a boost with the realization of more than 40,000 hectares of protected crops. Ever since, Egypt has been exploring the opportunities with various partner countries and key players within the international horticultural.....
Certhon, Agra-tech and Village Farms shared their experience at Indoor Ag-Con:
How we should go about selecting a greenhouse?
Some people grew up while getting their hands dirty on a family farm, others are complete newbies when they step into the controlled environment ag industry. In order to guide potential investors and entrepreneurs in the world of indoor farming, a speaker panel at the recent Indoor Ag-Con in Las Vegas.....