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AppHarvest—an indoor farming company backed by Indianapolis-based Novus Capital Corp. and celebrity Martha Stewart—thinks the agriculture sector is ripe for disruption. And now, its tomatoes are ripe for eating.
Founded in 2018, Agrozen Life Sciences has diversified its offerings to include federally certified laboratory testing and plans to ramp up plant cultivation at its new digs.
Founded in 2013, Advanced Agrilytics provides farmers with data and strategies on seeding rates, fertility applications and in-season crop management.
Christmas tree growers say business is booming, as families seek out safe ways to celebrate the holiday, get out of the house and add some joy to what has been a bummer of a year.
The company announced Thursday that it plans to spend $10.5 million to relocate its global headquarters, expand operations and add 60 employees over the next three years.
The ruling centers on AquaBounty’s salmon, which are genetically modified to grow faster than normal salmon. After clearing other regulatory hurdles. AquaBounty began growing the fish in indoor tanks at an Indiana plant last year.
Previously, hemp growers needed a research proposal and to be associated with a university to apply for a license. Under this newly approved plan, however, farmers can become independently licensed.
The sub-freezing snaps—which led to severe fruit damage and significant crop loss—affected roughly 70% of the apple crop, said Peter Hirst, a tree fruit specialist at Purdue University.
Novus and AppHarvest, a developer of large-scale and high-tech indoor farms, announced a deal on Tuesday will result in AppHarvest becoming a public company.
In a sweeping bipartisan vote, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Tuesday night, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout.
A mini-furor over farm subsidies is threatening to delay passage of the measure. It ignited when Democratic leaders left out a key provision for farmers. Democrats from farm country are reluctant to approve the measure without the GOP-backed provision.
As difficulty accessing food becomes more prevalent throughout Johnson County, and as more and more people take an interest in local food, a group of like-minded residents are banding together to address a growing problem.
The 4-year-old company uses proprietary software and legions of small farmers and gig drivers to create an Amazon-like system that delivers fresh produce, meats, dairy products and other local food.
Rather than a bailout from the federal government, what Indiana hemp farmers and small-business owners need is for the federal government to classify cannabidiol as a food additive or supplement.
Ugly produce, misfit produce, whatever you want to call it: Those misshapen, bumpy, sometimes holey fruits and vegetables can taste just as good as their more pristine cousins. At farmers markets, they’re typically referred to as seconds.
Described by city officials as the largest park in the country dedicated to a working farm, the 33-acre Fishers AgriPark at 11171 Florida Road is designed to offer an agricultural experience and educational opportunities about food production.
Former ExactTarget and TinderBox executive Mitch Frazier is bringing his global vision of agriculture and his knowledge of technology to AgriNovus Indiana, the agbioscience initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership.
The shift is happening in every major market, including in the United States, where it’s predicted that per-capita meat consumption won’t return to pre-pandemic levels until at least after 2025.