AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
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We’ll focus on three major sources of data that are used in various degrees for irrigation scheduling support. My premise here is that these data sources have not remained static but have indeed improved significantly over time.
For agricultural and biological engineers this new industrial era vindicates what we have been pursuing all along, and it shines a spotlight on our role in addressing one of humanity’s grand challenges: designing resilient and sustainable food systems for the planet.
Each STEM Box can produce between 200-300 lbs. (strain dependent) of dry yield annually (assuming five harvests/year) in only 2400 ft³ of growing space, with peak power consumption (i.e. late-stage flowering) of 400 kWh/day.
Precision agriculture technologies, particularly irrigation technologies, are still trying to prove their worth to producers in a way that would make them willing to leave the old ways behind to explore these new technologies for field operations.
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.
Freight Farms Announces Next-Generation Container Farm, Advancing Production Limits of Hydroponic Vertical Farming
Agtech innovator's new technology adds 70% more growing space, drives yield, efficiency, automation.
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Element Farms, an indoor hydroponic farming company capable of growing safe, pesticide-free spinach at scale year-round, has launched its investment round on equity crowdfunding platform WeFunder.
HanaroFarm's new special crop cultivation technology involves ionizing selenium to remove harmful components and supplying the selenium to plants to enable it to be absorbed at a high concentration.
This integration removes communication hand-off costs and risk, ensuring that everybody responsible for keeping fields healthy is aligned in real-time.
AgriTech - News Headlines
"Quyntess solution, based on the Tradeshift business network, will enable Lely to digitize both its procurement and supply-chain processes globally".
The annual Agfunder Award recognizes technological innovation and excellence in the agriculture industry.
VividGro will be highlighting its line of LED lighting and "intelligent farm" products at this year's show.
Pioneering edge computing software company and world-renowned agriculture college collaborate to deliver globally scalable technology innovation.
One main advantage of using a digital microscope during quality control is how easily operators can create photo documentation of their work. However, issues arise when the object is not flat, resulting in blurred or out of focus areas on the image. Solution? Stacking photos with varying focus heights on top of each other for one ultra-sharp image.
AgriTech - Featured Product
Sierra was the first to introduce a combination volumetric vortex and multivariable mass flow meter in 1997. Today, Sierra's completely redesigned InnovaMass® iSeries™ 240i/241i builds on two decades of success measuring five process variables for gas, liquid and steam with one connection. Now, with the latest hyper-fast microprocessors, robust software applications, field diagnostic and adjustment capability, and a new state-of-the-art flow calibration facility, Sierra's vortex iSeries delivers precision, performance, and application flexibility never before possible.
AgriTech - Featured Company
Founded in 1966 and based in Hartland, Wisconsin, Dorner is a privately held World Leader in the design, applications, manufacturing, and integration of conveyor systems. Companies from over 1,200 different industries worldwide turn to Dorner to achieve improved efficiency, productivity, and a positive ROI.