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Plant Breeders Tap Robots, Drones and AI to Feed the World

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 Farm Equipment Equals Higher Production

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).

Artificial Intelligence And Its Uses In Ag Irrigation

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.

Artificial Intelligence is the Latest Greenhouse Automation Technology

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%.

Researching the Farm of the Future

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).

Farmers Increase Yield with Weather Stations

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.

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FarmApp.io Launches New feature, Livestock Manager, to Help Small Farms Improve Profitability

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.

One-Click Solution from Growerstock Set to Transform Fresh Produce Buying

Industry experts and mobile innovators partner to launch online trading platform, creating greater access for buyers and sellers in fresh produce industry.

Plant hormone makes space farming a possibility

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.

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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.

Trimble Wraps Up its 9th International User Conference with Record-Breaking Attendance

Action-Packed Event for Learning, Collaborating and Networking with Peers

FreshDirect Reveals Top Ten Food Trends for 2019

Company's food experts forecast up-and-coming products, ingredients, and influences

GroGuru Selected to Present at 10th Annual BlueTech Week Sustainability Conference

GroGuru to present and participate in an expert panel discussion on Agriculture & Irrigation Technology at the BlueTech Investor Day

TechAccel, AgroSpheres Enter Research Collaboration

Study to examine effectiveness of proprietary nanotechnology platform in biopesticide delivery

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