Indoor vertical farms have been touted for their ability to grow leafy green vegetables like lettuce in warehouses year round. Bowery Farming, one of the U.S.’s largest vertical farm companies, says it can grow more than 5.5 tons of produce daily. And in a bid to expand its portfolio the company is adding a new crop to its roster — strawberries. About 90% of strawberries in the U.S. are grown in California. The state’s strawberry harvest runs from early spring until fall.
New LED strategies could make vertical farming more productive, less costly Vertical Farming Light Savings | Jody Heemstra | IMAGE: Michael Gildersleeve, a graduate student in Purdue’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, works with […]
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Human’s trio of agri technologies brim with solutions Born into a family which has made significant contributions to conservation farming, Henning Human is leading the way by utilizing aquaponics, aquaculture, and hydroponics technologies as he […]