Tony Martin

AppHarvest files for bankruptcy, will seek to transfer Berea operations to business partner

BY: - July 24, 2023

Kentucky-based agricultural technology company AppHarvest filed for bankruptcy amid doubts about the business’ future.   The company, which has built some of the world’s largest indoor farms, announced plans Monday morning for “a financial and operational transition” that includes filing for bankruptcy. Recent media reports have highlighted turmoil associated with the company, such as a lease […]

Beshear says agriculture technology still has a future in Kentucky despite AppHarvest turmoil

BY: - July 14, 2023

SHELBYVILLE — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said “it’s unfortunate” AppHarvest has struggled but agriculture technology will continue to be part of the commonwealth’s future. Earlier this week, the sustainable food company announced a change in leadership. AppHarvest founder Jonathan Webb will not longer serve as CEO and board chairman but will stay on as chief strategy […]