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Enhancing Precision Agriculture with 20MP High-Resolution Cameras for Weed and Bug Detection

In this blog, we explore how a 20MP high-resolution AR2020 sensor-powered camera and its functionality help enhance precision agriculture techniques such as weed and bug detection methods.

Agtonomy Expands On-Farm Pilot Program to Drive Adoption of Agricultural Autonomy

Autonomy and robotics have been heralded as the solutions to agriculture's biggest challenges of labor, increasing costs and climate change impacts, but have yet to see wide-scale adoption at the field level

Revolutionizing Agriculture: Innovative Irrigation Solutions for a Sustainable Water Future

The irrigation market has seen too few innovations that would enable growers to combat dwindling water supplies with efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective irrigation.

How to Fight Back Against the Food Chain Climate Catastrophe

While there are a myriad of reasons why farming and delivering food is more challenging than ever before, treatment-resistant insects, disease (fungus) and weeds are primary contributors to the problem.

Kansas Farm uses Satellite Connectivity to Be More Productive

Farmers worldwide encounter weak, if not zero connectivity in some or all their land – making it very challenging to complete tasks and causing production delays, especially crucial during planting or harvesting seasons.

What are the Realistic Expectations for Biopesticides to Replace Synthetics in Commercial Agriculture?

As the spotlight shines on biopesticide development more than ever before, it is important to consider the fact that incorporating these — ideally — ecofriendly methods of pest control encompass more than simply embracing green alternatives.

Addressing HR & Payroll Issues in Seasonal Agriculture

Ganaz is leveraging technology to help agricultural employers eliminate paperwork, streamline payday, and tackle challenges related to hiring seasonal employees on H-2A visas.

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How IoT Enhances Pest Control on Large-Scale Farms

As climate change ramps up and large-scale growers face increasing challenges to maintain adequate food supplies, IoT will continue to be at the forefront of insect mitigation efforts. Here’s how IoT is improving pest control on commercial farms.

WITH SOLLUM, HEMP PRODUCER INNOVAGRO MAKES THE SWITCH FROM HPS TO DYNAMIC LED LIGHTING

Facing similar challenges and pressures as experienced with cannabis production, Innovagro has made the decision to switch from more conventional high-pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) fixtures to dynamic LEDs to better control light spectrum and intensity.

Energy-efficient milling - Reduce energy costs and improve sustainability through feed mill automation

From pulp and paper to flour and grain, the wider milling industry has seen a shift in priorities. Instead of focusing solely on product production, there is now an increasing emphasis on optimizing operations, minimizing environmental impact, and reducing costs.

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Rockwell Automation Partners with ISAP India Foundation to Modernize Dairy Farming in India

India has the world's largest bovine population and is a leader in milk production. However, it faces challenges such as low milk-yield per animal and insufficient quality of milk products. The decentralized structure of dairy farming in India and limited awareness about scientific veterinary practices among rural farmers contributes to these issues.

CEA Accelerator Launches to Provide the Long-Term Support Needed to Scale Climate-Smart CEA

US Department of Energy funds partnership between Berkeley Lab and Resource Innovation Institute to develop programs for CEA adoption

Yield Optimizer™ Helps Farmers Choose the Best Hybrids for Their Farms

New tool from AcreShield creates a precise list that ranks top-performing hybrids by yield, specific to a farmer's location and eliminates the Yield Gap.

Women Are More Likely To Find Career Satisfaction In Manufacturing Than Their Male Counterparts, Fourth-Annual Survey From Women in Manufacturing And Xometry Finds

• Nearly 80% of Women Are Pleased With The Strides They've Made In Manufacturing, Up From 62% In 2020 • More Than 80% Of Women Recommend a Career In Manufacturing • The Overwhelming Majority Of Men And Women Believe Diversity In Manufacturing Improves Business Outcomes

Rooted Leaf Agritech Selected for Greater Seattle Export Accelerator Program

Rooted Leaf Agritech, a leader in carbon-based fertilizers, joins the Greater Seattle Export Accelerator program, marking a key step in its global expansion and commitment to sustainable agriculture.

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