AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
ScienceDaily: With scarce nutrients and weak gravity, growing potatoes on the Moon or on other planets seems unimaginable. But the plant hormone strigolactone could make it possible, plant biologists have shown.
Current, powered by GE celebrated the opening of CHAP’s new Vertical Farming Development Facility, supported by Innovate UK and based at Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC).
The days of watching the weather report on the local news are gone. Today, farmers have upgraded to 21st century technology and trust on-site, hyper-local weather stations.
We will see a lot more of agriculture apps in the not so distant future. Paper records are archaic and frustrating, as well as inefficient and monotonous. The future is in digital mobile apps.
Though a pump can fail due to age and use, the reality is that most are murdered, snatched from their prime with much life left in them. The culprit is cavitation and it sends warning signs but most are ignored.
Robotics startup with deep roots in plant science aims to feed the world through intelligent farming
Accurate observations are important and useful, but one must also get to the root of what the real problem is, understand all the sources of uncertainty, and understand that modeling techniques offer a consistent approach to filling in gaps
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Drones are becoming technically sophisticated, enabling the use of multi-sensor arrays, that can operate either singularly or in unison, to collect a wide range of data for later analysis.
The LivingCube™ system has 12 mechanized growing, germination and irrigation machines, each built inside proprietary insulated 40’ stainless steel growing chambers.
The Irrigation Association announced a record number of entries in its annual new product contest showcasing the latest in irrigation innovation.
AgriTech - News Headlines
North America generated the highest revenue in the market in 2017. The increasing population, and growing demand for high quality crops drives the growth of smart agriculture market.
~ $14m funding from Anterra Capital, Rabo Frontier Ventures, Coventure, Social Leverage, FJ Labs, Greenhouse Capital, Moonshots Capital and Tribeca Angels ~ ~ Series B Funding follows ProducePay financing $400m of produce in 2017 ~
Exclusive planning tools visualize precipitation and identify optimal field workability and spray windows
Oh My Green Finalizes $20M in Seed Funding; Provider of Healthy Food and Wellness Services for Corporations Will Expand Investment in Technology Platform, Market Growth
Oh My Green, a concierge-style provider of healthy food and wellness services for corporations of all sizes, today announced that it has secured $20 million in seed funding from top-tier investors including Y Combinator, Initialized Capital, Powerplant Ventures, Backed VC, ZhenFund, Talis Capital and Stanford-StartX Fund. The funding will be used to further advance Oh My Green's innovative wellness platform, which incorporates artificial intelligence and IoT technology to enhance supply chain management and improve personalization of the company's food services.
JLT Mobile Computers Expands its Android™ Products Suite with New Fully Rugged Tablets and Handheld Computers
With its range of Android products including vehicle-mount computers, tablets and handheld computers, JLT addresses the growing interest in Android for professional use
AgriTech - Featured Product
AS40 Conveyors are designed for ease of use and simple integration with robotic applications. Built on a rigid aluminum frame, they feature tee slots for rapid accessory mounting and a tail that flips up at the push of a button for easy under-belt cleaning and belt changes. Nosebar tails are available for transferring small parts between conveyors. All conveyors include a 10 Year Warranty and most are available with a fast five day lead time.
AgriTech - Featured Company
U.S. Battery Manufacturing Company