AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Could Sustainable Agriculture be the Solution to Climate Change

While conventional plant cultivation practices cause climate change, deforestation, loss of biodiversity and ecosystem degradation, this is not the case with sustainable agriculture.

Literal Solar Farms - When Agriculture and Solar Meet

The Nebraska-based business FarmAfield recently made headlines by winning a $200,000 federal grant to explore the feasibility of PV-integrated shade structures for cattle feedlots.

Farmers Edge Launches First-of-Its-Kind InsurTech Platform for Agriculture

InsurTech platform delivers seamless access to field-centric data, automated processes, advanced claim analytics, and cognitive reporting, creating a new digital connection between insurance providers and growers.

Why You Can’t Afford to Run Your Farm Without a Cultivation Management Platform

If you’re a grower, you know how difficult it is to compete in this low margin, high risk business. It doesn’t matter what you grow or how you grow it, all crop production is vulnerable.

Launching a Successful Second Career with Container Farming

A conversation with Steve Huntley of Enlightened Crops on how he discovered Freight Farms and leveraged previous business experience into his new venture of Container Farmng

Robots in the Vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, robots ensure that the wine is organically good. They autonomously eliminate grass and weeds between the vines, making pesticides unnecessary. To enable the robots to navigate the hilly terrain, the developers took some cues from Mars rovers.

Technology Drives Iron Sales and New Revenue Streams

Dealerships are benefiting from this shift with predictive purchase awareness and predictive service awareness, culled from knowledge of relative producer income and detailed insight of field operations.

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AgTech Start-up Farmobile Announces Investment from AGI

AGI to lead Farmobile’s latest investment round, continuing the mission to build the foundational technology of agriculture

Advanced Intelligent Systems to Showcase Autonomous Custom Robot at Cultivate'19

BigTop solves the repetitive and laborious task of moving and spacing pots of different sizes and weights in greenhouses and nurseries. BigTop can move up to nine plant pots at a time and then place the plants securely on its rotating robotic platform base.

Violet Gro LED Grow Lights Partners With Hyperponic on Their Fully Integrated Vertical Tower Growing System

The Hyperponic CropTower is a technologically advanced growing system that provides growers with a complete computer-controlled environment and nutrition management system to facilitate increased quality and consistency, faster production and reduced space requirement.

AgriTech - News Headlines

Yofumo Technologies splits company across general agriculture and cannabis

Consolidates all IP at new holding Company, Artemis Dynamics, which will lead general agriculture development for its technology

Farmers Edge Unveils New Fleet Management Solution That Expands Connectivity to Assets, Machinery, and Resources Across Entire Agricultural Value Chain

Find out more at InfoAg Conference in St. Louis, July 23-25; Early Access Program Is Now Open

XAG Expounds the Driving Forces Behinds China's Rapid Developing Smart Agriculture at World Economic Forum

XAG is a leading agriculture technology company and industrial UAS manufacturer, which developed its own patented agriculture drones, sensors and other digital farming tools for precision spraying, granule spreading and mapping.

Artificial Intelligence Is Shaping The Farms of The Future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Agriculture Market is booming rapidly with the rising usage of AI in agriculture; maximizing the product yield using machine learning and picture processing methods also drives market demand

Green Life Farms Harvests First Crop in State-of-the-Art Hydroponic Greenhouse

Lake Worth company to begin commercial operations, selling premium baby leafy greens to local customers, later this summer

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Innovative, Modular, Dual Belt Conveyor Pallet Systems

Innovative, Modular, Dual Belt Conveyor Pallet Systems

Dorner's 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems feature the latest advancements in pallet traffic management. A unique pin tracking system guides pallets through merges and curves while maintaining product orientation. The fast belt change capability increases efficiency and reduces downtime in assembly automation processes. They are available in lengths up to 25 ft., can handle loads up to 500 lbs. and travel at speeds up to 114 ft/min.

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maxon precision motors

maxon precision motors

maxon precision motors is a leading supplier of high-precision DC brush and brushless servo motors and drives. These motors range in size from 4 - 90 mm and are available up to 500 watts. We combine electric motors, gears and DC motor controls into high-precision, intelligent drive systems that can be custom-made to fit the specific needs of customer applications.