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&ever opens the first large-scale indoor vertical farm in the Middle East

&ever to produce daily 550kg of tasty leafy green varieties in a highly automated indoor vertical farm in Kuwait.

5G Is Coming to Agriculture

5G speeds surpass wireline network speeds and offer latency of 1 millisecond or lower, which is advantageous for applications that require real-time feedback. 5G will facilitate an increase in the amount of data transmitted over wireless systems.

Linux-based Software for Automation

Linux has a lot to offer the automation industry. It is a stable and scalable alternative to Windows operating systems that allows for arguably greater connectivity between devices and systems.

Feeding Frontline Communities

Congress has a golden opportunity to create jobs and deliver nutritious, local, and sustainable produce to people who live in frontline and food desert communities. These are the people who suffer the most from a lack of access to nutritious produce.

Cattle Ranch Beefs Up Savings with Solar Energy

The farmer realized it would be more cost-effective and environmentally sound to begin sourcing their electricity from the sun. Impressively, the new solar system provides enough energy to irrigate 450 hectares (1,112 acres) of corn, oat and pastures for cattle ranching.

AeroFarms Partners To Launch First Vertical Farming Program Addressing Food Deserts, Inequity with Food Access & Education

The Vertical Farming Program will consist of 10 vertical farms throughout Jersey City located in senior centers, schools, public housing complexes, and municipal buildings. The 10 sites will grow 19,000 pounds of vegetables annually using water mist and minimal electricity.

The 3 Ways in Which COVID-19 is Pushing Ag Data Transformation

When it comes to agricultural technology, I think that some of the changes we are currently seeing will become permanent; COVID is forcing many of us to change the way we think and conduct our jobs.

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Solectrac Wins 500K Bay Area Air Quality Grant to Demonstrate Electric Tractor Viability

The California Air Resources Board created a new project category late last year for advanced technology demonstration projects to show the viability of new technologies, such as Solectrac's electric tractors, to perform the same work as the diesel equipment they would repla

Upward Farms Announces Rebrand from Seed & Roe and Plans to Open a New Headquarter Farm in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Upward Farms' expansion accelerated with new $15 million capital investment, enabling the company to continue sustainably growing leafy greens and fish with the highest ecological and quality standards

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture: Now Is the Time, Reports IDTechEx

Many agricultural vehicle makers are going electric because the charging capability, affordability and other factors are rapidly falling into place just as they are for road vehicles.

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CEO Panelists To Discuss 'How To Get An Indoor Farm Up And Running ' On July 22, 2020 @ 2 PM

Leaders From Kalera, Vertical Harvest, Artesian Farms, & Danforth Plant Science Center Join the Indoor Ag-Conversations Free Webinar Series from Indoor Ag-Con to offer participants a wealth of business-building ideas to get a farm going and growing on Wednesday, July 22 at 2 pm.

REVIVING URBAN LIFE - AN INNOVATIVE SOIL-BASED INDOOR VERTICAL FARM THAT BRINGS THE PRODUCTION OF FOOD TO THE PLACE IT IS CONSUMED

VERTICAL FIELD'S NEW PORTABLE FARMS ARE MAKING THE WORLD MORE SUSTAINABLE - AND BETTER FED

Vytelle, GrowSafe Combine to Create Leader in Bovine Biotechnology

New Company Links Industry-Leading Genetic Evaluation and Reproduction Technologies into a Single, Streamlined Process

FarmTrade.com announces strong season to date sales growth

"In a season with unforeseen challenges we are excited about our continued growth," says Jeff Stow, President of Farmtrade LLC. "We have increased in sales volume as well as number of transactions. With many chemical prices falling this year we are thrilled with our growth."

Latin Leap Venture Capital Fund partners with Corporacion Colombia Internacional (CCI) to attract agtech companies to Colombia's agricultural sector

CCI, is a non-profit organization with public and private capital focused on the agribusiness sector in Colombia, partners with Latin Leap, a venture capital fund focused on opening opportunities in Latin America for Asian technology companies. ● The partnership adds confidence and progress to a vital sector of the Colombian export economy, which has been increasingly gaining the attention of international agtech companies

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