In the final episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Nate addresses questions about lighting in vertical farms.

Although this is the last episode of Ask the Doc, our team continues to answer questions and produce helpful resources for you.

0:01 – Why Ask the Doc is coming to an end
1:17 – Overhead vs vertical lighting
2:01 – Moving lighting on a track
3:15 – Is there anything wrong with an extended light cycle?
5:37 – Still have questions? Join USU, a vertical farming training program.

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Upstart University (USU) is a start-to-finish training program that guides beginners through the process of planning, building, and operating their own vertical farm. Check it out at

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Ask Dr. Nate Episode #12: Lighting for Vertical Farms

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    Are you guys familiar with Glen Martinez of Olomana Gardens and the work he does with air pumps instead of water pumps? If so, what's your take?

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