With our own GrowWise Research facility we learn a lot on how to do and how to not do Vertical Farming. This presentation shows some of our learnings.
Jarno Mooren is Plant Specialist Vertical Farming at Signify. He will be a speaker at the 2021 edition of the Vertical Farming Conference.
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Signify is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers and lighting for agriculture and the Internet of Things. Our energy efficient lighting products, systems and services enable our customers to enjoy a superior quality of light, and make people’s lives safer and more comfortable, businesses more productive and cities more livable.
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by Stefan van de Voort, Signify
HighTech Horticulture can play a role in addressing the global challenges we are facing. The Internet of Things is an integral part of our lives.
Systems and devices are becoming more connected and the role of data is key.
Dynamic Horti LED lighting allows the grower to have maximum flexibility and full control during the growth cycle of his crops, optimizing quality and yield.
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by Celine C.S. Nicole, Signify Research
Plant Factories (also known as indoor farms or vertical farms) are gaining widespread attention over the last few years. Pioneered in Japan, the last few years show an acceleration in the adoption of plant factories in other regions such as the USA, Canada, Europe and South-East Asia.
Leafy greens are crops that are very suitable to be grown in plant factories. Among them are lettuce, arugula and fresh herbs. Locally grown, these crops can reach the end-consumer faster and therefore the freshness can be guaranteed longer.
For those crops which are usually sold minimally processed, it is important that the quality and food safety is fulfilled. Apart from reducing risks from bacterial load and other micro-organisms, plant factories offer the possibility to grow these crops without pesticides.
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