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5 Technologies Changing the Farming Industry

Farming is one of the oldest professions in the world. That’s why it’s easy to overlook the role innovative technologies play in agriculture if you’re not involved in the industry.

LETTUS GROW SECURES 1 MILLION IN FUNDING TO BUILD THE FARMS OF THE FUTURE

LettUs Grow, creator of advanced aeroponic technology for indoor farms, announced today it has secured £1 million in funding to build world-leading indoor growing facilities, to help feed the growing global population.

The Water-Use Blues: Using Light To Enhance Crop Production

Fluence collaborates with University of Florida researchers to explore the impact of blue light on water-use efficiency.

LED Lighting for Indoor Agriculture

As used in commercial indoor growing, LED lighting technologies have been around less than ten years. LED lights are less understood than other types of grow lights, which have been studied for several decades.

Convert Your Hydroponic System to an Aquaponic System

As we rush towards a greener tomorrow, techniques that have been given to us by mother nature are being revived with modern methods. Aquaponics has a long way to go but both economically and environmentally speaking, this path with have many rewards.

What Roles Will AI And Machine Learning Have In Feeding The World?

Models and data analytics not only recap what is already occurring between water and plants across expansive rows of corn, they can actually predict what will come in the hours, days and weeks ahead.

#1 Article for 2018 - Growing with Hydroponics, Aeroponics and Aquaponics

Because hydroponics, aeroponics and aquaponics do not use soil, they can be established indoors in locations that have cold, severe climates. These growing methods can also be used in localities that have poor, sandy soil.

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Why Vertical Farming Won't Grow Without More Data

The Princeton Vertical Farming Project (PVFP) researches what the most optimal growing conditions are for indoor farming and how to produce the best crop yield while using the fewest amount of resources (e.g., water, electricity).

New Documentary Sponsored by Joyce Farms Educates Farmers on Lowering Costs and Improving Yields With Regenerative Methods

A Regenerative Secret, the newly released documentary sponsored by Joyce Farms, aims to build awareness for the transformative practice of regenerative agriculture, a method of farming that the company made standard practice on its farms in 2018.

GV leads $90 million investment in Bowery to grow its indoor farming business

The round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

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MicaSense Closes Profitable 2018, Eyes Global Expansion in 2019

MicaSense, a leading provider of professional drone-based sensors for precision farming, announces a profitable 2018, global expansion plans, and investment in complete solutions in 2019

GROWERS and Benchmark Agriculture Solutions Announce Partnership To Offer Industry Leading Technology And Precision Ag Hardware To Farmers In The Mid-Atlantic

North Carolina-based companies GROWERS and Benchmark Agriculture Solutions have developed a partnership to help farmers gather and utilize data to reduce production costs.

Farm Dog Opens its Precision Agriculture Platform for Free to All Extension Agents

Allegro Introduces New Version of Agriculture CTRM Software

Delivers Advanced Risk Management, Enhances P&L Valuation and Reporting, and Better Manages the Production to Inventory Process

New Diverse Field Crops Cluster Goal to Increase Cropping Options for Farmers

DFCC is a new agri-science cluster whose purpose is to support the research and development of high-potential emerging crops. DFCC research will be focused on flax, camelina, canaryseed, sunflower, hemp, quinoa and mustard.

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Next Generation of Precision Motion Controllers - V3.0

Next Generation of Precision Motion Controllers - V3.0

MICROMO launches the new MC3/MCS motion control family. The new high performance, intelligent controllers are optimized for use with FAULHABER motors, offer electronics for simple operation with state-of-the-art interfaces for multi-axis applications, and provide a motion control system solution with the most compact integration into industrial grade housing.

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Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen