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Indoor Ag-Content, our indoor agriculture news and trends blog, features guest posts from vertical farming leaders, agricultural academics, thought leaders and others covering everything from hydroponics to aquaponics to aeroponics.

Conviron and Argus: key players in Medicago’s COVID-19 plant derived vaccine development

  Winnipeg-based Conviron, a leading supplier of controlled environments for plant production, is pleased to announce the award of a […]

Kurt M. Aken Joins AmplifiedAg to Lead Expansion of its Vertical Roots Business

In a sign that vertical farming is reaching an inflection point, AmplifiedAg hires produce industry veteran to lead growth for […]

Re-Envisioning Urban Farming With Direct To Consumer Urban Hubs

Q & A With Brick Street Farms CEO Shannon O’Malley Indoor Ag-Con is excited to welcome Brick Street Farms CEO […]

Wilder Fields Unveils Key Component For One Of World’s Largest Vertical Farms

Wilder Fields unveils key component for one of world’s largest vertical farms now under construction in a vacant Super Target […]

Center of Excellence For Indoor Agriculture Announces Best In Class Award Winners

A HUGE congrats to the Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture “Best In Class” Award winners in the following categories: […]

Q & A With The Villages Grown Executive Director Jennifer Waxman

 Creating A Local Food System With A Community-Centric Approach  Indoor Ag-Con is excited to welcome The Villages Grown Executive Director […]

“Beyond Standard” AgriNomix LLC Is North America’s Premier Cultivation Systems Provider

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor AgriNomix provides its clients with turn-key facility solutions including design and development assistance, manual to fully […]

Next Gen GE Current Top Light Now Available Through Hort Americas

The next generation of the GE Current Top Light —  the L1000 —  is now available through Indoor Ag-Con 2021 […]

Growers see real results with Evofactor® for nutrient management

Maximizing nutrient efficiency for growers is top of mind for Texas-based start-up and Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor  Verano365, who has […]

Tour An IGS Vertical Farm

Vertical farming offers a progressive, modern way to complement traditional farming methods so that the planet can sustain an ever-increasing […]

Ceres SunChamber™ vs. Indoor

Ceres SunChamber™ Vs. Indoor: Equipment and Design Scope of Work There is a lot that goes into the development of […]

Argus Controls Experts Discuss Benefits Of Well-Designed Automation System

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor Argus Controls invites you to learn from its experts in this downloadable document what is a […]

Surna Cultivation Technologies Adds Architectural Design Services

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor Surna Cultivation Technologies announces the addition of architectural design services to its growing portfolio of product […]

Netled Signs €15 Million Contract With Oh My Greens

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor Netled and Oh My Greens (OMG) have signed a contract for a three-year investment programme that […]

Q & A With 80 Acres Farms CEO Mike Zelkind

Indoor Ag-Con is excited to announced that 80 Acres Farms Co-Founder & CEO  Mike Zelkind will lead one of the […]

CEADs Standards 1.0 Presented At October 2021 Indoor Ag-Con

Indoor Ag-Con is pleased to announce that members of the leadership team for CEADS – Controlled Environment Agriculture Design Standards […]

Better Climate Control With Water Cooled Multi-Layer LED Lighting

From Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor Oreon:  The multi-layer lighting market is evolving rapidly as more and more growers recognize the added […]

Talking Funding & Form Factors With Sensei Ag CEO Sonia Lo

Sensei Ag CEO Sonia Lo will lead the Indoor Ag-Con keynote presentation, “Improving Human Wellness One Farm At A Time,” […]

Q & A With AeroFarms CEO David Rosenberg

ROSENBERG KICKS OFF INDOOR AG-CON 2021 WITH OPENING MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS AeroFarms has been making a lot of headlines of […]

Argus Customer Success Story | Midwest Groundcovers Grows With Automation

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 exhibitor Argus Controls shares this customer success story: Experienced nursery technicians know they can’t water a native […]

Dophin Pumps Upgrades Pump Seals

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 exhibitor Dolphin Pumps reports that as of March 2020, it  has upgraded their pump seals. Dolphin Pumps […]

Growing Strawberry Seedlings In World’s Most Northern Vertical Farm With Netled’s Vera Technology

Indoor AG-Con 2021 Exhibitor Netled shares that Vera vertical farming technology is now producing strawberry seedlings at the world’s northernmost […]

ZipGrow Expands to New Facility, Inks Deal with Sodexo

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor ZipGrow has expanded its footprint, moving from leased premises to its own building at the corner […]

New Arize® Factor Grow Light Brings Better Optics and Efficiency to Indoor Vertical Farms

Indoor Ag-Con 2021 Exhibitor HortAmericas shares this news from GE Current: GE Current, a Daintree company, today introduced the Arize […]

Netled Launches Its First Vertical Farm In North America

Netled and Calgary-based Rambridge Wholesale Supply have entered into a key strategic partnership that will bring Vera vertical farming technology […]

New Sustainability Partnership Launched Between Sodexo and ZipGrow Inc.

On March 11, 2021  two international industry leaders, Sodexo and ZipGrow Inc., launched a first of its kind partnership to […]

Making Waves:  Indoor Saltwater Farm Strives For Sustainability, Marsh Restoration

Q & A With Heron Farms Founder Sam Norton Based in Charleston, SC, indoor saltwater farm Heron Farms has an […]

Indoor Ag-Con Heads To Orlando In October 2021

Premier Trade Show & Conference for Indoor |Vertical Farming Industry To Host In-Person Edition October 4-5, 2021 at Hilton Orlando […]

First Major Asian-American Owned Cannabis Enterprise In Norcal Partners With Agnetix Lighting Technology For Three Large-Scale Greenhouses In 2021

Agnetix, a pioneer in data-driven horticulture lighting technology, has been selected as primary lighting partner by BP Logistics, currently constructing […]

Creating A Whole New Fresh Food Experience Category | Q&A With Fifth Season CEO Austin Webb

Fifth Season has been making headlines in recent weeks . In addition to a feature story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, […]

Hoogendoorn New Partner Company of Dutch Greenhouse Delta (DGD)

Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor News Hoogendoorn  –  Dutch Greenhouse Delta (DGD) is proud to welcome four new partner companies this year. […]

MFG Trays For Insect Rearing

MFG Tray Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor Update — The possibilities are endless with insect rearing, such as mealworm farming. Insects such […]

Case Study:Percival Scientific and Iowa State University Collaborate on The Effects of Climate Change on Plant Growth

Percival Scientific Case Study:  When researchers from the Plant Sciences Institute at Iowa State University asked Percival Scientific to collaborate […]

Indoor Ag-Con To Change Dates, Location For 2021

Co-Location With The NGA Show Shifts to 2022 Edition (FEBRUARY 8, 2021 ) — With safety in mind, the Indoor […]

Computer Vision Brings Clarity To Growers | Q & A With iUNU CEO Adam Greenberg

Adam Greenberg founded iUNU (pronounced “you knew”) in 2013 to revolutionize the greenhouse industry by using machine vision technology.   In […]

Indoor Ag-Con, NGA Show May 2021 Co-Location Taps Into Synergies Between Growers & Grocers

The NGA Show, the leading trade show and conference for independent grocers, and Indoor Ag-Con, the premier agriculture conference and […]

Indoor Ag-Con Announces Inaugural Advisory Board

Committee of Industry Leaders From Indoor Agriculture, Grocery, Specialty Food, Commercial Real Estate, Hemp, Other Sectors To Provide Guidance, Insights […]

More Choices | New Jiffy Essence and Jiffy Finesse Growbags

Jiffy has doubled its range of growbags. Now it’s easier than ever for plant propagators and growers to meet their […]

Netled’s Vera® Vertical Farming Technology Introduced In S Groups’ Prisma Hypermarkets

Netled has entered into a significant long-term cooperation agreement with Pirkanmaan Osuuskauppa, a regional operator of the largest commercial chain […]

The Benefits Of Keeping Greenhouse Technology Simple

Sourced From Greenhouse Grower Magazine  Greenhouse equipment should be simple for the end user. This was the topic of a blog […]

Autogrow and Agritecture Consulting Release 2nd Annual CEA Census Report

Autogrow and Agritecture Consulting have released the 2nd Annual CEA Census Report highlighting positive signs of growth despite the global […]

Talking AI With Samuel Bertram, CEO & Co-Founder, OnePointOne

What’s in a name? For brothers Samuel and John Bertram, it signifies nothing short of a desire to improve the […]

Sananbio Ark Climate-Controlled Mobile Farm

tIndoor Ag-Con exhibitor SANANBIO, a leading vertical farming solution provider,  announces the availability of its climate controlled mobile farm for […]

Women In Agriculture Offer Advice and Inspiration

Greenhouse Grower magazine and Indoor Ag-Conversations hosted a “Women in Agriculture” panel discussion in September. During the presentation, panelists focused on how […]

Netled Participates In Finland Food Wastage Project

This fall, Indoor Ag-Con exhibitor Netled participated in a project organized by the city of Tampere in Finland. The project […]

Percival Scientific Plans Expansion

Indoor Ag-Con exhibitor Percival Scientific, an innovative global manufacturing company that relocated its headquarters to Perry, Iowa, in 2000, is […]

OASIS Grower Solutions Introduces Fortify Liquid Nutrient Supplement

Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor Oasis Grower Solutions introduces Fortify, a liquid nutrient supplement, designed to optimize the growth performance and increase […]

Trendlines Is Supporting Farmers With AgTech Developments | Agritecture Xchange Sneak Preview

 Indoor Ag-Con is a proud media sponsor of Agritecture Xchange, a virtual conference connecting key innovations in the field of […]

Argus Controls Webinar | Preventative Maintenance and Environmental Controls in the Greenhouse

Argus Controls Webinar —  Indoor Ag-Con exhibitor Argus Controls  invites you to watch our “Preventative Maintenance and Environmental Controls in […]

HortAmericas Short Course Online | Vertical Farming Systems – November 21, 2020

HortAmericas invites you to learn all the important aspects of growing plants in its upcoming short course,  VERTICAL FARMING SYSTEMS,  […]

Q & A With Jake Counne, Founder, Wilder Fields

  When Jake Counne established Backyard Fresh Farms as an incubator in 2016, he knew that most large-scale vertical farming […]

Hoogendoorn Introduces IIVO

Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor News Hoogendoorn: October 8, 2020, Hoogendoorn Growth Management organized an exclusive launch event to launch its biggest […]

Ceres GS Presents The SunChamber™

Ceres GS Presents, The SunChamber™ – a Sealed Geothermal Growhouse, Powered by the Sun, the Earth, and Data Indoor Ag-Con […]

Argus: Automated Irrigation Techniques

Argus Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor News: Argus Controls Seeding Knowledge video discusses irrigation techniques and the advantages of automating this process.  […]

MFG Tray Highlights Top Designs

MFG Tray Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor News: MFG Trays Can Be customized To Your Farming Needs Indoor Ag-Con exhibitor MFG Vertical […]

Urban Fresh Farms Launches New ZipGrow Facility In Dubai

Indoor Ag-Con Exhibitor News From ZipGrow: With more than 80% of food being imported into the UAE, Urban Fresh Farms, […]

Netled and SweGreen Collaborate In Sweden

Netled’s Vertical Farming System Delivered To In-Store Farm in ICA Focus Supermarket Indoor Ag-Con exhibitor Netled  news:  Netled has delivered a […]

Hydroponic Seedling Propagation | 5 Tips For Success

“The only way to achieve high quality, uniform crops is to start with high quality, uniform seedlings,” said Joe Swartz, […]

Indoor Ag-Con October Webinar Schedule

  (September 28, 2020) – Indoor Ag-Con October Webinar Schedule Announced:  What do space farming, greenhouse simplicity and triple bottom […]

Farm Aid Virtual Festival 2020

Story Sourced from Farm Aid Press Release Indoor Ag-Con is pleased to share news on the Farm Aid Virtual Festival […]

“Cultivating the Future” | 2020 Aquaponics Conference

Indoor Ag-Con is pleased to share event and industry updates from our marketing |media industry allies like the Aquaponics Association. […]

The Underutilized Labor Market For Controlled Environment Agriculture | CEA

Recently, Lou Driever, grower for The Abilities Connection (TAC), a 501(c)3 that provides vocational rehabilitation for adults with developmental disabilities, […]

Produce Trends & Business Opportunities In the Covid Crisis

Indoor Ag-Con kicked off its Indoor Ag-Conversations webinar series in June 2020 . Partnering with United Fresh , we hosted […]

Re-Engineering America’s Fresh Produce Supply Chain Post Covid-19 for Greater Resilience, Inclusiveness and Sustainability

How Vertical/Indoor Farming Plays a Key Role in the Much-Needed Upgrade by Prof. Joel Cuello, Ph.D. The UN World Food […]

Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Vital Need for Vertical Farms In World Cities

Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Vital Need for Vertical Farms in World Cities by Dr. Joel Cuello, Ph.D. The speed with which […]

Coronavirus Shows the Importance of Local, Efficient Agriculture — Aquaponics Association Guest Post

Coronavirus Shows The Importance Of Local, Efficient Agriculture  Guest post by Brian Filipowich, Chairman, Aquaponics Association- The coronavirus outbreak is […]

How To Kill Your Indoor Ag Business

How To Kill Your Indoor Ag Business Whether you’re a seasoned grower or just starting out, you won’t want to […]

What Is The Next Technical Frontier For LED Lighting: Thoughts From Indoor Ag-Con Panel Participants

WHAT IS THE NEXT TECHNICAL FRONTIER FOR LED LIGHTING? THOUGHTS FROM INDOOR AG-CON PANEL PARTICIPANTS During the May 2020 edition […]

10 Ways Square Roots’ Farm-Tech Platform Empowers the Next Generation of Farmers

10 Ways Square Roots’ Farm-Tech Platform Empowers  the Next Generation of Farmers By Kimbal Musk, Cofounder & Exec Chairman of […]

Growing In Space

Growing In Space –  By Dr. Joel Cuello, The University of Arizona and Association For Vertical Farming – While the […]