🌿Vertical Farming Weekly - April 1st, 2022

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This week in Vertical Farming; sustainability for CEA continues to top the headlines as greenhouses in the UK shut down due to high energy prices. As the war on Ukraine continues to rage many of us are left wondering over the long term effects it will have on agriculture as a whole.

Read about that and more as you skim this weeks Vertical Farming Weekly.

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This Week in Vertical Farming

In case you missed it...

Season 4 Episode 49 - Dandridge Melton - founder of Vertical Growth Farming Systems. Listen to the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts.

Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show Dandridge Melton, founder of Vertical Growth Farming Systems, an organization that’s seeking to change the way that the world approaches hunger, malnutrition, natural disasters and the effects traditional farming has on our environment through their unique container farms.

Today, Harry and Dandridge discuss the vertical farming landscape, competitors to Vertical Growth Farming Systems and how Dandridge’s entrepreneurial spirit has contributed to his success in this immensely important field. They talk about the future of farming and why education is critical if we as a planet are going to be able to adapt to agricultural challenges we soon may face. Dandridge shares his profound belief in this project and talks more about his mission to change the way the world feeds itself.

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A Podcast We Love - CropTalk

Episode 185 - #KyleTalksAgtech: Challenges to overcome in CEA w. Murat Kucira

Murat Kacira is the Professor and Director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) at The University of Arizona. On this week's episode of CropTalk #KyleTalksAgTech we discuss the key challenges the controlled ag. Industry is currently facing, the importance of education to ensure successful long term growth and what Murat believes the future of our industry may look like.

Listen to the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts.

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