Can Vertical Farming Feed The World And Change The Agriculture Industry?

While vertical farms can help with local hunger issues and sustainability, there are some barriers that may keep them from gaining worldwide traction. The cost of setting up a vertical farm can be prohibitive. Conservative estimates put the initial start-up cost at around $110,000, but there are estimates upward of millions of dollars.

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Join academic and industry experts for this one-day event focused on the latest advances in hydroponics, sensor technology, lighting, automation, and vertical farming. Hear from technical experts as well as Virginia producers who have successfully incorporated controlled environment agriculture into their business models.