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USDA to study, establish standards for CEA

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As vertical farming and other forms of modern indoor agriculture continue to evolve and transform the food supply, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA’s chief scientific in-house research agency, has launched an intensive study of controlled environment agriculture (CEA) to establish data and science-based metrics and crop production standards for CEA growers, similar to those established with traditional agriculture.

AmplifiedAg’s Vertical Roots adds Executive VP

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AmplifiedAg, Inc. a leading platform in the fast-growing category of hydroponic vertical farming – announces the hiring of industry veteran Kurt M. Aken to lead the growth of its Vertical Roots brand.

Plenty Inc. eyes huge indoor farm growth

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With all the investment in vertical farms and controlled environment agriculture (CEA), we’re not far from seeing an explosion of products from these growers in the market.

Plenty hires grow director to oversee crop nutrition and protection

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Plenty, the flavor-first vertical farming company with a mission to improve the lives of people, plants, and the planet, today announced the appointment of Gerardo Navarro Spamer to Grow Director.

Vertical farmer Plenty expands technical leadership staff

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Plenty, the flavor-first vertical farming company with a mission to improve the lives of people, plants, and the planet, today announced the expansion of its technical leadership team.

Kalera hires Chief Marketing Officer

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Kalera AS, one of the fastest-growing and largest vertical farming companies in the world, today announced the appointment of Aric Nissen as Chief Marketing Officer.

80 Acres Farms secures $160MM investment for expansion

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Vertical farming company 80 Acres Farms plans to use its latest $160 million in additional funding to continue its expansion and product development.

Kalera to acquire German vertical farming company

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&ever is a vertical farm company headquartered in Germany with operations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. The acquisition will transform Kalera into a global vertical farming leader, accelerating its plans for international growth and broadening its product line to include several cut leaf baby greens in high demand.

AmplifiedAg raises $40MM in capital to continue vertical farm expansion

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AmplifiedAg Inc., fast-growing agtech industry leader on a mission to provide global access to safe food, announced today that the company has completed $40 million in equity financing.

AeroFarms expands leafy greens offerings

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AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming, today announced that it is expanding its line of leafy greens to include 5 new items: Baby Bok Choy-The New Spinach, Micro Arugula, Micro Broccoli, Micro Kale, and Micro Rainbow Mix.