VANCOUVER, BC, May 3, 2022 /CNW/ – The winners of fast business The 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, and CubicFarm® Systems Corp. (“CubicFarms” or the “Company”) LION CUBa leading local chain agricultural technology company, received an honorable mention for its HydroGreen technology in the Best World Changing Idea category – North America Category.
fast business The 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards recognize clean technologies, innovative business initiatives, courageous new designs for cities and buildings, and other creative works that support the growth of positive social innovation, the fight against social inequalities, climate change and public health crises. The company’s HydroGreen Automated Vertical Pastures™ indoor growing technology for fresh livestock feed has been proven to help farmers and ranchers grow commercial-scale quantities of nutritious fresh forage in any climate , 365 days a year.
A dozen Automated Vertical Pastures™ machines save 500 million gallons of water each year compared to irrigated crops. Unlike traditional outdoor growing methods that only produce two harvests per year, this efficient process goes from seed to food in six days for daily harvests. Farmers and ranchers also have the opportunity to reallocate up to 500 acres of land traditionally used for outdoor cultivation by producing up to 25 million pounds of nutritious livestock feed per year.
“We are delighted that HydroGreen is recognized in fast business World Changing Ideas Awards this year, building on CubicFarms’ recognition in the same category in 2021,” said Dan Schmidt, President of HydroGreen. “Farmers and ranchers around the world are under increasing pressure to do more with less. Automated Vertical Pastures™ offer a unique solution that maximizes efficiency and makes better use of our natural resources like land, water and energy We are proud that in addition to the significant environmental benefits of growing HydroGreen, the nutritional and performance improvements are game changers in the industry.”
Results and data from the HydroGreen feeding trials at Crosswind Jerseys Inc., a dairy in South Dakota, supports favorable increases in milk production, post-calving health and fertility, including 12% increases in rumination activity and dry matter intake, 5% increases in milk production and 8% increases in conception rates. Protein levels in HydroGreen feeds are up to 25% higher than in the parent grain, with high digestibility meaning food energy is not wasted.
Now in its sixth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards features winners, runners-up and honorable mentions, with climate, social justice, AI and data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent fast business editors and reporters selected winners and runners-up from a pool of nearly 3,000 entries in transportation, education, food, politics, technology, health , social justice, etc. Additionally, several new categories have been added this year, including climate, nature, water, and workplace. The 2022 awards feature nominations from around the world, from Swiss for hong kong for Australia.
About the World Changing Ideas Awards
Ideas that change the world are one of the fast businessand focuses on social good, seeking to elevate end products and brave concepts that make the world a better place. A panel of judges from all sectors select winners, runners-up and honorable mentions based on feasibility and potential for impact. In an effort to reward ingenuity and foster innovation, fast business draws attention to ideas with high potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.
About Cubic Farms
CubicFarms is a leading local agricultural technology company that develops and deploys technologies to feed a changing world. Its proprietary agricultural technology solutions enable growers to produce high-quality, predictable fresh produce with HydroGreen Nutrition Technology, a division of CubicFarm Systems Corp. The CubicFarms™ system contains patented technology for growing leafy greens and other crops on site, indoors, all year round. CubicFarms provides an efficient and localized food supply solution that benefits our people, our planet and our economy.
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On behalf of the Board of Directors
Dave Dinesen, General Manager
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