The case for indoor ag

By | November 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Urban agriculture covers a multitude of concerns and interests. It spans everything from a focus on indoor high tech automation (systems, components etc.) to precision farming (the use of technology [...]

15 orgs in LA you need to know in urban ag

By | November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

On a warm night in October, roughly 120 of LA’s urban ag farmers, advocacy groups and investors gathered at Local Roots, an indoor farm in Vernon, CA, for a Larta [...]

GAIN Forum: Fertile Ground – Los Angeles urban farming

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

What: GAIN: Fertile Ground – LA urban farming When: October 20, 6-9 pm Where: 5000 Hampton St. Vernon, CA 90058 Tickets are $10 (food and beverages included) Innovations and ideas [...]

Larta’s favorite moments from the Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Eight from Larta institute, attended/worked/networked at our Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis last month. In case you missed the Showcase, or even if you didn’t, here are the perspectives [...]

XTB Laboratories wins Larta Institute’s “Ideas, energized” prize at Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

A woman-led California company won top prize at the Ag Innovation Showcase last month. Amid drones that communicate with sensors in the field to manage water, smart lighting systems that [...]

Ag Scientists share ways to discuss technology By Nat Williams

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Published by Illinois Farmer today, September 22, 2016. Read the article here. Extraordinary advances in plant breeding, especially around the newest entrant, gene editing, have given us a treasured opportunity to [...]

Monsanto Bayer merger, opinions from the co-founders of Ag Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

On the third day of the Ag Innovation Showcase we heard that Monsanto and Bayer had agreed to terms for the merger.  Indeed, the press conference announcing this was held [...]