AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Plant breeding has been going on for 10,000 years but technology –unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning –is revolutionizing the practice.
Autonomous equipment technology will tackle the growing concern of labor shortages while boosting productivity and ecomonical savings, which will bring higher yields. The technology will allow for true 24/7 operations ...
"Techno Farm Keihanna", the Largest Automated Vertical Farm in the World, to Start Shipping its Products
The production capacity of Techno Farm Keihanna is 30,000 heads of lettuce per day and it is approximately 1.5 times bigger than that of Kameoka Plant, Spreadʼs existing vertical farm (Kameoka, Kyoto).
Do you have a problem that AI might be able to solve? If so, have you started collecting the data that might be needed? The sooner you get started, the sooner you might be able to see the benefits.
For instance, our greenhouse clients can obtain a 50% to 70% reduction in error in harvest forecasts from the start; following a year of further learning, the AI technology can reduce errors by more than 70%.
Current, powered by GE celebrated the opening of CHAP’s new Vertical Farming Development Facility, supported by Innovate UK and based at Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC).
The days of watching the weather report on the local news are gone. Today, farmers have upgraded to 21st century technology and trust on-site, hyper-local weather stations.
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Livestock Manger is a new FarmApp.io feature that, for the first time, gives small farmers an easy and affordable way to manage every aspect of their livestock production, including count, location, feed, weight, losses, expenses and harvest data.
Industry experts and mobile innovators partner to launch online trading platform, creating greater access for buyers and sellers in fresh produce industry.
ScienceDaily: With scarce nutrients and weak gravity, growing potatoes on the Moon or on other planets seems unimaginable. But the plant hormone strigolactone could make it possible, plant biologists have shown.
AgriTech - News Headlines
Pundi X and HARA partnership brings blockchain to farming for increased productivity, financial inclusion
HARA collects real-time data from across the agricultural and food value chain in developing markets to boost productivity, profits, and livelihoods for farmers and employees.
Action-Packed Event for Learning, Collaborating and Networking with Peers
Company's food experts forecast up-and-coming products, ingredients, and influences
GroGuru to present and participate in an expert panel discussion on Agriculture & Irrigation Technology at the BlueTech Investor Day
Study to examine effectiveness of proprietary nanotechnology platform in biopesticide delivery
AgriTech - Featured Product
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AgriTech - Featured Company
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