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MSU Manages to Get a Grant Worth $5.4 Million for Indoor Growing Studies

MSU Manages to Get a Grant Worth $5.4 Million for Indoor Growing Studies

The world is becoming more and more aware of the benefits of indoor growing/vertical farming. Another piece of evidence for this is the fact that MSU just received a four-year grant from the US Department of Agriculture to study the production of indoor leafy greens. The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Speciality Crop […]

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Indoor Gardening and Farming Growing But Still Lacking Enough Growers

Indoor Gardening and Farming Growing But Still Lacking Enough Growers

People are becoming more and more interested in indoor growing and vertical farming. A report came forth during August 2019 that said that there is a multibillion-dollar growth potential if farmers, old and new, or companies can use the new tech coming forth for agriculture. However, a shortage of agricultural laborers seems to be a […]

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Cannabis Growing Putting a Strain on the Energy Grid?

Cannabis Growing Putting a Strain on the Energy Grid?

The nature of the indoor growing of Cannabis has affected the energy grid more than expected. The legal and illegal growing industries are using more energy than Starbucks by 2.7 billion kilowatts per hour. States and cities are scrambling to make tax rules that will account for the use of energy in their areas. They […]

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Students with Disabilities Use Indoor Farming for a School’s Cafeteria
Students with Disabilities Use Indoor Farming for a School’s Cafeteria

An innovative program is teaching kids with disabilities about the advantages of indoor farming while keeping costs down for the school cafeteria. Although, these are only some of the benefits the program is building as social skills and making good nutritional choices are also being taught in the program. Key Takeaways: The crops are harvested […]

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Where to get Good Tray and Light Supports in Eugene, Oregon
Where to get Good Tray and Light Supports in Eugene, Oregon

If you are new to the business in Eugene, Oregon, or anywhere else for that matter, then it might be difficult to know where to go when you want to get started. There are a lot of factors like what lights to use, what supplements are best, and much more. It can get confusing. If […]

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Movable Aisle Grow Systems – Is It What You Need?
Movable Aisle Grow Systems – Is It What You Need?

Fake it till you make it is the moniker of a lot of business people. It is, honestly, the excuse of some business people to buy expensive things with the thought that they look more professional or more successful than they are at that point. However, if you are looking for a way to run […]

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Is Vertical Farming Profitable?
Is Vertical Farming Profitable?

The first question that most people ask when they are deciding whether or not they should get into vertical farming is if it is profitable. Unfortunately, the answer is not easy because there are so many factors going into whether or not a person can make money growing a certain type of crop, or crops, […]

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