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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.

No Tractors Required! Britain's First 'Vertical Farm' Is About To Produce Its First Crop With The Help Of A Robot Named Frank Working In A Warehouse In Scunthorpe

What makes the project in Scunthorpe so revolutionary — and so exciting — is the use of so many layers of plants and the high levels of automation which make managing them possible. The other great development from which the vertical farm has benefited has been the source of the artificial light.