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Oakland, Calif.-based vertical farm operator Crop One Holdings won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award at the 2019 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Better protected from the unpredictability of weather, outdoor pests and contamination, indoor growing of all kinds offers more reliability and consistency that means it’s a category to last, say proponents.
Greenhouse grower Mastronardi Produce is partnering with an entrepreneur noted for building well-known tequila and hair care brands in a venture to promote high-density farming systems across the globe.
On the heels of a $40 million joint venture and a new office in Dubai, Sonia Lo is fighting for what she calls digital distributed agriculture, an emerging industry-wide infrastructure that works with indoor farms.