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AeroFarms going public through merger with Spring Valley Acquisition

Vertical farming operation AeroFarms, a certified B Corporation, announced in a March 26 news release it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: SV)... more »

Lyra offers 3-in-1 nutrient management and biostimulant for specialty crops

Cary, North Carolina-based Verdesian Life Sciences has introduced Lyra, a premium nutrient management tool for fertigated specialty crops. According to a news release, Lyra offers a patent-pending combination of Verdesian’s co-polymer technology for season long... more »

Kalera’s newest vertical farming facility to open in St. Paul, Minnesota

Kalera, a U.S. vertical farming company an a leader in plant science for producing high-quality produce in controlled environments, announced March 15 the purchase of a facility in St. Paul, Minnesota which it will convert... more »

Bushel Boy Farms new president drives growth, innovation

Bushel Boy Farms, a producer greenhouse-grown produce in the upper Midwest, has named Chuck Tryon president of its operations in Owatonna, Minnesota and Mason City, Iowa. Tryon will bring Bushel Boy’s significant growth initiatives to... more »

Signify expands its top-lighting range with new Force, improving existing options

Signify announced it has expanded its range of Philips GreenPower LED top-lighting products, providing growers a new range for light-loving crops with the Philips GreenPower LED top-lighting force. The company also updated its toplighting compact and toplighting linear product ranges... more »

Gotham Greens accelerates growth with West Coast expansion

Gotham Greens, an indoor agriculture business operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, announced March 2 its latest state-of-the-art greenhouse in California near the University of California-Davis, a leading agriculture research and teaching center. Located in Solano County, California, the... more »

Mississippi virtual reality initiative to help future growers

Learning how to maneuver the high-risk aspects of the agriculture industry is taking on a new meaning for Mississippi State students through 3-D virtual reality and the university's Future Growers Technology Initiative. A one-of-a-kind simulated... more »

AeroFarms adds to executive leadership team to meet retail demand

As AeroFarms, the world’s largest indoor vertical farming company of its kind, continues to grow, so does its executive team. AeroFarms announced that Dane Almassy has joined as vice president of sales to help drive... more »

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