Plenty CEO, Bowery CEO, and AeroFarms CEO weigh in on NOSB's decision to reject a proposal that would disallow hydroponic and aquaponic farms from being certified organic.
The USDA's National Organics Standards Board (NOSB) has ruled that hydroponic, but not aeroponic, farms can continue to be certified organic in an 8-7 vote that has divided the indoor and outdoor farming communities.
Asian demand for 'clean food' amid rising pollution, food scandals and increasing discomfort around the use of pesticides, is driving the region's indoor agriculture sector, according to a new whitepaper from Newbean Capital.
The Ritz-Carlton has built an on-site indoor farm at one of its hotels in Florida. But what does this say about the development of the sector?
Zulal Oasis, the joint venture subsidiary of Hassad Food, recently held an open day for local farmers, investors and agriculture specialists.
“Aquaponics” sounds like something Aquaman would do for exercise. But, it has just as much potential for sustainable farms as Aquaman had for the comic book sea.
Aquaponics is an industry chocked full with potential, but it’s one in its infancy.