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Kubota Unveils a "Dream Tractor"

Equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) and electrification technology, this “dream tractor” is a completely autonomous tractor that represents the future of farming drawn by Kubota.

How Curating Weather And Soil Data Can Produce Actionable Environmental Intelligence

As the availability and volume of data to help us understand what is happening or will happen in an agricultural field or orchard continues to grow exponentially, the challenge we now face is how to collect, synthesize and use this data.

Will Closed Ecological Systems Save the Planet?

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.

How Do I Know If I’m Adopting the Right Technology For My Farm?

Despite the wide range of hardware and software solutions available to farmers across the agtech landscape, it’s important to remember that technology is no substitute for good management practices.

FarmERP: Shaping the Future of Farming

Over the past century, technology has made leaps and bounds bringing ease to people’s lives. The agricultural industry is no different. With access to breakthrough technologies like drones, GPS, satellite imagery, robots, predictive modeling, machine learning & blockchain.

Is Your Farm Ready for Software? 5 Things You Should Assess First

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 don’t have the resources to implement.

Top Article from 2019 - The Practicality of Container Farming

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.

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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.

LettUs Grow, raises 2.35 million pounds as demand for vertical farming technology rises

Award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced that it has secured £2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP.

Vertical Farming Market is Supposed to Reach US$ 20 Billion by 2026

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

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Blue Diamond Growers Encouraged by First Phase of U.S. China Agreement

This agreement benefits all U.S. agriculture including the California almond industry. China is a very important market for California almonds and this agreement will help stabilize the trade relationship with China.

USDA Announces Plenary Speakers for the 2020 Agricultural Outlook Forum

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.

Indigo Agriculture looks to Reimagine Agriculture at GFFA and Farm & Food 4.0 in Berlin

- 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

GROWMARK Announces Agricultural Scholarship Program

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.

Ceres Greenhouse Solutions Introduces the EcoLoop™

A Closed-Loop, Geothermal HVAC System that Heats, Cools and Dehumidifies

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Improve Overall Efficiency with Precision Pallet Systems

Improve Overall Efficiency with Precision Pallet Systems

Dorner's 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems are ideal for assembly automation. With features such as an innovative timing belt conveyor design and industry best pallet transfers, they get your product to the exact location, at the exact time and in the exact position it needs to be. They are now available with new options such as heavy load corner modules with 150 lb. capacity and 180 degree tight transfer corners for compact loops.

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Rolls Battery

Rolls Battery

Surrette Battery Company, the exclusive manufacturer of Rolls Battery, is one of North America's leading lead-acid battery manufacturers. Established in 1935, with a production facility in Salem, Massachusetts, Surrette Battery Company relocated to Canada in 1959 and is the Nation's only remaining independent battery manufacturer.