AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Indoor Farming Technology

Enclosed facilities used in indoor farming create optimum growing conditions for farmers to grow a crop from the seed to its harvesting stages in lesser time and obtain higher yields in each cycle with limited land area.

Vision and Viability in Agtech

While there may not be as many people trying to ‘build their own’ as in 2017, the heavy investment in AgTech is sparking a round of products and inventions that will never be viable because they lack a vision and connection to the farmer from day one.

Samsung Sets New Photon Efficacy Level in White LED Packages for Indoor Farms

High photon efficacy allows more light to reach plants for healthier growth and enables indoor farms to save on energy costs

Precision Indoor Plants (PIP) Consortium to Revolutionize Agriculture

First-of-its-Kind Consortium Develops Crops Intended for Indoor Agriculture

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 1

I see a lot of information being thrown your way – some factual, some based on speculation, and some science fiction. What I hope to be able to do is give you some background information so that you can reasonably detect which pile to file the information in.

A Crop Farmers Can Count on

New mobile forage units from BioGen AG grow fresh, organic feed every day, in any season or weather.

Precision Irrigation Scheduling: Can We Cross The Chasm? (Part 3)

As the grower, trusted advisor, and the technologist move to a suite of precision technologies from the early adopter stage to the mainstream majority, we can get the next wave of innovation in the hands of the early adopters and the chasm will be crossed sooner than later.

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AgriTech - Featured Stories

iHarvest™-The Future of Gardening is Indoors

Indoor Garden Works’ (IGWorks™) iHarvest Kickstarter introduces a beautiful, soilless indoor garden that brings food gardening to the center of your home

First ICA Maxi Store in Sweden, One of 84 Grocery Locations, Launches Sale of Onsite-Grown Produce

Freight Farms customer ICA Maxi Högskolan now offers customers leafy greens grown onsite just steps from in-store shelves

Hydroponic Operation Closes Offering Via Harvest Returns' Platform

Kentucky Fresh Harvest's facility will be able to produce approximately three to four million cherry tomatoes per year by 2020. Their facility also strives to be efficient, saving up to 135,000 gallons of water per day and 40 percent less fertilizer.

AgriTech - News Headlines

Iteris Records 32% YoY Increase in Full-Year Net Bookings for Agriculture and Weather Analytics Solutions

Agriculture and Weather Analytics Segment's FY19 Net Bookings Total $6.3 Million

Flow Kana Expands Commitment to Diversified Regenerative Agriculture with Fruit and Vegetable CSA Boxes from Farmer Ecosystem

Program Offers Flow Kana and Select Dispensary Partner Employees Sustainably-Cultivated Produce From Small Independent Farms

Polygon Announces Range of Custom-Engineered and Standard PolyLube Composite Bearings for Construction, Mining and Agricultural Equipment

Advanced composite reduces maintenance costs and lowers equipment repair warrantee claims

Ceres Imaging to Deliver Advanced Imagery to the Climate FieldView™ Digital Ag Platform

The agreement allows shared farmer customers to access accurate, scientifically validated imagery.

Cultivian Sandbox Closes Third AgriFood Tech Venture Fund at $135 Million

Fund III to invest in AgriFood tech startups focused on building a more sustainable food system

AgriTech - Featured Product

Baja's Full Cantilever Carports for Optimal Coverage and Performance

Baja's Full Cantilever Carports for Optimal Coverage and Performance

Baja Carports offers an extensive solar support system product line customized to customers' site specifications by in-house engineers, meeting their parking lot coverage, plus optimal PV production needs. Baja's Full Cantilever Tee is often paired with its Semi and Full Cantilever carports to meet live/loads up to 60psf and wind speeds to 160mph. All Baja products are pre-fabricated, bolted connections, pre-galvanized structural steel for fast on-site installation and project aesthetic requirements.

AgriTech - Featured Company

MICROMO

MICROMO

Since 1961, MICROMO has partnered with OEMs to deliver high precision, high performance, custom micro motion system solutions to markets such as medical, robotics and automation in North America. MICROMO's tradition of innovation started decades ago in Germany. The groundbreaking invention of the FAULHABER coreless winding started it all for a market that produces millions of motors today. How can the MICROMO team help you deliver your next innovation to market first? Learn more about MICROMO's solutions for the most demanding applications, our diverse motion products and technologies, online ordering, Engineering and R&D teams, Clean Room Assembly, Machining Center and other services at our Clearwater, FL facility at www.micromo.com.