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Indoor Farm Success Factors

Indoor Farm Success Factors

In this fun facts post we identify four key success factors for building a vertical farm: Key decisions that have to made Starting salaries for growers Top 3 technologies required by indoor vertical farms Who to look to for money to fund a farm Hope it stimulates your...

Indoor Farm-Feasibility

Indoor Farm-Feasibility

The Indoor Farm Planning Process Planning is essential to starting an indoor farm. The key areas of planning are identified in the following infographic.  In this post, we give you an overview of the first phase of the process: feasibility planning. In subsequent...

What Is Indoor Farming?

What Is Indoor Farming?

Many Variations of Farms So you may have heard of a lot of different terms that refer to modern farming: Indoor farming Vertical farming Greenhouse farming Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Urban farming The goal of this post is to make sense of these different...

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300 Leaders Attend Agtech Summit 2020

300 Leaders Attend Agtech Summit 2020

The Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit, a virtual event held on Thursday July 23, gathered the biggest names in the indoor and vertical farming industries to discuss how the sector is rapidly transforming the agri-food landscape, and redesigning food systems to meet...

Knowledge Slowing Indoor Ag

Knowledge Slowing Indoor Ag

December 18, 2019 -  Lack of knowledge is one of the biggest issues in indoor agriculture, says Eric Stein, Executive Director of the Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture. "Lack of knowledge of the market place, lack of knowledge of growing, lack of knowledge...

Knowledge Base

Featured research, reports, cases, presentations and best practices

Exec Summary-Center Feasibility

Exec Summary-Center Feasibility

by Eric W. SteinJune 10, 2018 Center of Excellence for Indoor Agriculture Feasibility Study Assessment The purpose of this assessment is to provide our sponsors and other indoor agriculture stakeholders with information regarding the feasibility of setting up a Center...

Presentation-Center Feasibility

Presentation-Center Feasibility

by Eric W. Stein June 6, 2018 Center of Excellence for Indoor Ag: Feasibility Study Findings The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of setting up a viable and self-sustaining Center of Excellence for Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) located...

Research Model to Rank Energy Production

Research Model to Rank Energy Production

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 22 (2013) 640–654 Eric W. Stein    A comprehensive multi-criteria model to rank electric energy production technologies The purpose of this research was to develop a model for decision-makers to rank various renewable and...

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