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How AI Is Used for Crop Disease Diagnosis

Incorporating AI is one of the most effective ways to tackle a top farming fear — crop disease. How is the tech capable of accurately diagnosing sick crops?

How Can We Make Urban Agriculture More Sustainable?

Urban farmers face unique challenges, from limited space to logistical hurdles, making the dream of a greener cityscape both a necessity and a challenge. As such, sustainable practices in urban agriculture are not just beneficial but essential for the future of city living.

Know Your Pests to Grow Your Best | How Automated Pest Monitoring is Transforming Farming

A beacon of innovation in a field ripe for technological infusion, this modern solution doesn’t just aim to replace the old guard of pest detection; it seeks to revolutionize it, turning what was once a reactive measure into a proactive, real-time strategy.

Gocious aids AGCO in their mission to help farmers feed the world through product roadmap innovation

Across ACGO, all team members now have real-time transparency into dynamic product roadmaps. By increasing collaboration among AGCO brands and departments, teams can now focus more on product management and less on project management.

Solar + Sheep = Success! Renewable ways to live off the land

The success of “solar grazing” programs at Arnprior and other facilities across Canada and the U.S. has garnered attention from landowners, sheep farmers and solar developers alike.

Improving Water Use Efficiency in Pepper Cultivation: Collaborative Efforts by Gardin Agritech and Bayer Crop Science

Utilising Gardin’s advanced phenotyping technologies, the collaboration aims to optimize water management strategies while maintaining crop productivity in protected cultivation under plastic cover.

‘Autonomous Growing: win-win for team and company’

More and more companies in horticulture around the world start working with Autonomous Growing. Why do they choose to start working with artificial intelligence (AI) in the greenhouse from a business perspective? Blue Radix asked three CEOs.

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Every week is harvest season in Western-designed hybrid farm

The year-round farming system, as conceived, can be attached to retail locations like grocery stores to provide zero-mile food supply, nearly anywhere in Canada.

Managing a busy multi-point wireless network

Here Matthew Youngs, marketing manager at wireless telemetry specialist Mantracourt, shares some advice on how to manage traffic on a busy wireless network.

Fluence Drives Improved Yields with Cannabis Cultivator Clade9

In the first grow cycle since installing Fluence’s RAPTR LED light fixtures, California-based specialty grower Clade9 experienced 70% higher yields while maintaining product quality

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Syngenta Group and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Extend Collaboration

By 2026, ambitious target to recover over 300 thousand hectares of degraded land in Cerrado Brazil and regenerate agricultural soils in China with a focus to impact the agricultural sector for the adaption of sustainable farming practices. In the US the focus lies in enhancing climate resilience of crop land.

AgroAmerica Unveils PlanetA: A Step Forward in Sustainable Food Businesses

PlanetA emerges from the fusion of AgroAmerica's essence with a profound focus on the planet, underscoring the company's strong commitment to sustainable practices. It embodies the idea that Earth is our only home and everyone's responsibility, highlighting AgroAmerica's action plan to nurture the planet: our shared home.

NORD's Heavy-Duty, Reliable Drive Systems Tackle Tough Industrial Applications

NORD's industrial automation solutions include MAXXDRIVE industrial gear units, UNICASE parallel shaft gear units, UNICASE helical bevel gear units, IE3 - IE5+ high efficiency electric motors, and NORDAC variable frequency drives. These solutions are engineered to work in unison for ultimate performance in demanding, heavy industrial environments.

igus Honors Energy Chain Applications as Part of Its Ninth Vector Awards

igus® has announced the winners of its 2024 vector awards, a biennial competition that honors bold, exciting projects that incorporate igus e-chain® cable carriers made of high-performance plastics. A U.S. company, TDK RF Solutions, took the silver vector award for its automotive test rig.

Mucci Farms Expands Operations with Acquisition of Hacienda North Farms

Hacienda North Farms has been a valued grower partner of Mucci Farms for nearly a decade, specializing in the cultivation of quality bell peppers. With this acquisition, Mucci Farms expands its cutting-edge greenhouse footprint, facilitating the company to elevate its offerings and better serve its retail partners.

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