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The Biomimicry Institute sat down virtually with Felipe Hernandez Villa-Roel, CEO and founder of Hexagro Urban Farming, to ask him about his experience as an entrepreneur and Biomimicry Launchpad participant
The facility of approximately 40,000 square feet will house a closed loop aquaponic method of production that uses patented technology to provide for vertical cultivation
These vertical farming towers developed by the Telangana State Centre of Excellence may be the answer to the increasing demand for chemical-free leafy green vegetables
In the farm, seedlings of various plants are being used. They are not growing in soil, but have been dipped in a thin layer of liquid that provides the necessary nutrients.
Is there a business case for wide scale commercial vertical farming in the UK or will it remain a niche opportunity for high-end restaurants and retail? This is the challenge to be discussed by early adopters at the Agri-Tech East conference‘Bringing the outside in - Innovating for Controlled Environment Agriculture’ next month (19 March).
From vertical farms to artificial intelligence, the nation is embracing cutting-edge innovations to achieve this ambitious goal, says the UAE Minister of State for Food Security
Now, plants can be commercially grown without any sun light. LED lighting is replacing the sun due to advanced technological innovations.
The National Food Security Strategy in the UAE aims to develop a comprehensive system, which aims to achieve sustainable food production.
Were reappropriating previously unusable industrial space to grow crops indoors, closer to the point of consumption, at a rate that is 100+ times more productive per square foot of land than that of traditional agriculture.
Located in a former Pfizer factory in the Williamsburg district, the company said one of its main aims is to offer young people careers in agriculture.