The Scoop on CEA

Are you looking to get into controlled environment agriculture? Here are a few things to consider as you make your decision.

Average Annual Revenue by Crop

Source: “State of Indoor Farming,” Agrilyst, September 2016

Operational Challenges: What Are Growers Saying?

What are the top-ranked operational challenges for indoor growers?

  • Predictability of plant performance
  • Food safety
  • Managing labor
  • Keeping operating costs down
  • Predictability of operating costs
  • Sales

Source: “State of Indoor Farming,” Agrilyst, September 2016

Investments: Which Technologies Are Growers Interested In?

  • Farm management systems
  • Post-harvest automation systems
  • LED lighting
  • Climate control systems

Source: “State of Indoor Farming,” Agrilyst, September 2016

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