AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Ongoing advances in numerous fields, including LED and sensor technology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, is enabling farm owners and managers to meet the increasing demands on pricing, efficiency and feeding a growing global population.
Consus has developed an intelligent software-based system that reduces the burden of audits and improves productivity. By linking HR records to labour deployment the facial recognition module enables accurate costing of all products and improved traceability.
The ground-mounted system installed by JKB Energy located in Kettleman City, California, is the second largest net-metered solar project in PG&E territory and has a projected annual savings of $435,490
Plant breeding has been going on for 10,000 years but technology –unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning –is revolutionizing the practice.
Autonomous equipment technology will tackle the growing concern of labor shortages while boosting productivity and ecomonical savings, which will bring higher yields. The technology will allow for true 24/7 operations ...
Do you have a problem that AI might be able to solve? If so, have you started collecting the data that might be needed? The sooner you get started, the sooner you might be able to see the benefits.
For instance, our greenhouse clients can obtain a 50% to 70% reduction in error in harvest forecasts from the start; following a year of further learning, the AI technology can reduce errors by more than 70%.
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Schneider Electric and Scale Microgrid Solutions Deliver Sustainable Energy Management to Bowery Farming
By leveraging predictive and learning algorithms, EMA will empower Scale Microgrid Solutions to better manage the production and consumption of its renewable energy and control energy spend.
Among other applications, startups are introducing technology to monitor crops using drones and sensors, manage farm activities and logistics from platforms and apps
"Techno Farm Keihanna", the Largest Automated Vertical Farm in the World, to Start Shipping its Products
The production capacity of Techno Farm Keihanna is 30,000 heads of lettuce per day and it is approximately 1.5 times bigger than that of Kameoka Plant, Spreadʼs existing vertical farm (Kameoka, Kyoto).
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Flagship hydroponic farm will feature Hydronov's industry-leading deep-water floating raft technology to grow premium baby greens year-round
The transaction, completed today, allows AgJunction to further focus on its mission to expand the market for autosteering.
OMRI Approves Organic Formulation of Customized Rhizolizer™ Treatments from Locus Agricultural Solutions™
According to the Graphical Research new growth forecast report titled "North America Vertical Farming Market analysis based on Product, Technology, Application, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 - 2024", estimated to exceed USD 3.9 billion by 2024.
Based on application, the agricultural adjuvant market is segmented into herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and others.
AgriTech - Featured Product
With a full range of capacity options (85AH-3300AH) and voltage configurations to choose from, Rolls Battery maintenance-free 2V, 6V & 12V AGM and broad range of 2V GEL models offer a valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) battery option with the same dependable energy storage and heavy-duty construction customers have grown to expect from the Rolls brand for over sixty years. Installed in off-grid, grid-tied or backup float applications, these sealed batteries require minimal ongoing maintenance and provide a versatile energy storage solution for remote or confined installations. Rolls Battery AGM and GEL battery lines deliver superior cycle life and are backed by an industry-leading warranty.
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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.