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New tool helps users track fruit-plant readiness for growing season

Growers now can more closely monitor accumulated chilling hours, an important factor that tracks how long fruit plants have been exposed to an ideal range of cool temperatures throughout the dormant season.

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.

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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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

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.

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AI Smart Farming Solutions Transforming Agriculture Industry in India

This blog is set on how clever farming with AI is converting farming in India for the better. It's making farming smarter, saving water and land, and helping farmers make extra cash.

Enel North America Partners with Arcus Power for Advanced Energy Management

Enel will integrate Arcus' Pwrstream tool into its demand response offering, improving energy management for corporations with large energy demands by decreasing energy spend and optimizing demand response participation. It will help these customers' bidding strategies, demand response activities, and operational efficiency during peak price periods and market volatility.

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.

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Innovative SWIR camera for UAV based spectral remote sensing

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Allied Vision's compact and light weight Alvium SWIR (short wave infrared) cameras are the ideal choice to build cost-effective OEM systems used in embedded and machine vision applications. The cameras support a spectral range from 400 nm to 1700 nm at high quantum efficiencies. This allows to capture images in both the visible and SWIR spectra with a single camera and enables users to reduce overall system costs! Equipped with Sony's IMX990 and IMX991 SenSWIR InGaAs sensors, Alvium SWIR cameras deliver high image quality and frame rates. This makes them well suited for drones or handheld devices used in various industries such as, agriculture, mining, solar cell inspection or medical.

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