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.
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.
Russia is remaking home-grown agriculture following Pres. Putin's ban on certain food imports in 2014 -- in retaliation for sanctions imposed by the European Union and the U.S. over Russian incursions in Crimea.
Food waste in the United States is an issue of growing concern and awareness. New projects are underway to divert food scraps from landfills and give them a "second act" by serving as animal feed. The recent