AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Natufia to feature the world's first fully-integrated and automated hydroponic kitchen garden at KBIS 2020
Since it is controlled indoors, homeowners do not need to worry about pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. These are year-round, 24/7, kitchen-to-table ingredients without the concern of weather challenges or seasons.
In a closed ecological system, the maintenance of life happens through complete re-use of available material by means of cycles. Exhaled carbon dioxide and other waste matter is renewed chemically or by photosynthesis into oxygen, water and food.
Despite the wide range of hardware and software solutions available to farmers across the agtech landscape, itâ€™s important to remember that technology is no substitute for good management practices.
Over the past century, technology has made leaps and bounds bringing ease to peopleâ€™s lives. The agricultural industry is no different. With access to breakthrough technologies like drones, GPS, satellite imagery, robots, predictive modeling, machine learning & blockchain.
There are so many moving parts of your business that affect your readiness. Why is it important to consider all of them? Because the only thing worse than choosing the wrong software for your farm is choosing software that you donâ€™t have the resources to implement.
Container farms can be found in cities and backyards, parking lots and warehouses around the world. This kind of farming has interested millions of people, who like the idea of using discarded containers for farming.
As we rush towards a greener tomorrow, techniques that have been given to us by mother nature are being revived with modern methods. Aquaponics has a long way to go but both economically and environmentally speaking, this path with have many rewards.
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced that it has secured ÂŁ2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP.
The size of vertical farming market was anticipated as $3 billion in the year 2018 and is predicted to touch $20 billion till 2026, rising with a CAGR of 27% between the years 2018 to 2026. Rising environment and climate concerns across the world will propel vertical farming
Lindsay and Farmers Edge Expand Digital Partnership to Connect Two Million Irrigated Acres by the End of 2021
This expansion delivers new levels of integration to provide the industry's most advanced AI-driven crop management solution available.
AgriTech - News Headlines
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces plenary speakers for the 2020 Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF), to be held Feb. 20-21, 2020, in Arlington, Va., under the theme "The Innovation Imperative: Shaping the Future of Agriculture." The opening plenary session will feature a fireside chat between Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and John Hartnett, Founder and CEO of SVG Ventures, a platform of corporations, universities, and investors focused on the food and agriculture industries. Secretary Perdue and Mr. Hartnett will discuss the future of agriculture, challenges facing the sector, and emerging solutions that could address them.
- Company to present Indigo Marketplace, Indigo Carbon, and the Terraton Initiative, at two of the leading international forums on agriculture - Solutions seek to address both farm profitability and put growers at the centre of efforts to combat climate change
The GROWMARK Foundation is once again offering 15 $1,500 scholarship program for students in the United States and Ontario, Canada, pursing two- or four-year degrees or trade school certification in an agriculture-related field.
A Closed-Loop, Geothermal HVAC System that Heats, Cools and Dehumidifies
Landmark deal creates new opportunities to increase value across the agricultural ecosystem for growers to capitalize on their data with premium insurance solutions
AgriTech - Featured Product
Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries for renewable energy storage are manufactured in the USA by Concorde Battery Corporation and are built to the same demanding standards crucial to supporting the aircraft industry. To facilitate maximum conductivity & charge acceptance Sun Xtender® batteries are constructed with copper alloy corrosion free terminals & robust intercell connections. Endurance and optimal float life are achieved through plates thicker than the industry standard. Sun Xtender® Batteries' AGM maintenance free design is an ideal solution for off grid and grid tied systems.
AgriTech - Featured Company
Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen