What is novel farming?

Novel Farming is the application of current technologies for the development of new agricultural techniques. A prime example is indoor and vertical farming, which uses LED lighting, sensors, and automation to effectively stack indoor on top of another. Novel farming is also the development of new technologies to develop new agricultural products such as Sustainable Proteins that cultivates meat products in a laboratory.

Combating climate change and improving business with organic farming

CHAPUR, India, As climate change brought less predictable weather, farmers Deepankar Mandal and Sanjib Mandal used to struggle with growing uncertainty about whether they...

Macfrut trade fair highlights greenhouse horticulture innovations

Macfrut is the leading trade fair for professional operations in the fruit and vegetable sectors in Italy and Europe. Its 36th edition would put...

Indoor agriculture: Growing gene-edited crops intended for indoor farming

Introducing the Precision Indoor Plants (PIP) Consortium, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research aims to develop crops specifically for indoor agriculture. Furthermore, the consortium...

Reducing global food waste through people’s initiatives

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, around 821 million people suffer from food deprivation worldwide. But, currently, the food sector feeds around 14...

Urban indoor farming slowy revolutionizes food production system

The Square Roots company in New York promotes urban indoor farming to help farmers grow non-GMO, pesticide-free and healthy food all-year-round. Furthermore, it partners with...

Addressing challenges in food security through vertical container farms

The Nottingham Trent University's School of Animal, Rural, and Environmental Sciences in United Kingdom develops two vertical container farms to address food security challenges...
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