Front Line: The Growth of Indoor and Vertical Farming
1 Oct 2022
If you want to see the possible future of farming in the U.S., there are a number of places to look.
One is Morehead, Ky., where AppHarvest has opened a 2.76-million-square-foot high-tech greenhouse to grow non-GMO, chemical pesticide-free fruits and vegetables closer to consumers. AppHarvest has also broken ground on a second similarly sized, controlled-environment ag facility nearby in Richmond, Ky.
Apair of studies shows the U.S. at the top of the rankings for foreign direct investment (FDI) behind a surge of Asian and European investment in technology, chemicals, information and communication, and financial services. According to Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council’s 2022 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index and for...
Fixing the Supply Chain with AI and RoboticsOct 1 2022
One of the many lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic was just how fragile the global supply chain is. For decades, much energy has been spent streamlining the supply chain, building efficiencies, and finding low-cost options — but the result has been an increased vulnerability to shutdowns, labor shortages, and...
Food Processors’ Optimal Location DecisionOct 1 2022
In today’s quick moving market, companies need to start running multiple lanes of site selection work when searching for their next production facility. Some of the most frequent reasons we see companies looking for new facilities involve the need to update older inefficient operations, achieve transportation savings, increase market share,...