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Target plans to launch vertical farm 'in-store growing environments' in 2017

Vertical farming, an agricultural technique that involves growing plants indoors in precisely programmed conditions, is spreading rapidly. Kimbal Musk (Elon’s brother) is opening an incubator for vertical farming startups in Brooklyn, the world’s largest vertical farm is set to open this fall, and personal indoor growing boxes are being developed for home use. Soon, an unlikely company will also start using the technology: Target.
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