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Farm Science Review

Visitors to the annual event are able to check out 4,000 product lines and over 700 commercial and educational exhibits. They will also be able to participate in workshops, presentations and demonstrations delivered by CFAES experts.

Semtech's LoRa Technology Monitors Cattle Health in Real-Time

Quantified Ag’s LoRa-based sensors allow accurate analysis of a cow’s health, increasing efficiency

Finistere Ventures and PitchBook Close Gap in Agtech Funding Data

“2018 Early-Stage Agtech Report,” provides new insight into global early stage financing activity and trends in leading agtech innovation geographies.

Farming the Future and Feeding the World

Silicon Valley Forum’s “Seeds of Our Future” Program Returns for a Third Year

Swift Navigation Case Study: Northstar Robotics

By coupling its cloud and open autonomy platforms to disrupt agriculture, Northstar Robotics is on track to solve farm labor shortages and reduce farm input costs.

Pouring Fuel on the Fire — on Product Market Fit

In agriculture, it’s common for new products to go through field trials. Trials are lengthy and are often run at the cost of the vendor who is looking to build a proof of concept for their product.

A Look At Irrigation Management Practices In Nebraska

Running sprinklers on the right, impending downpours on the left – color me confused. Why would growers, who are much more knowledgeable about their crops, put down water when thunderstorms are rumbling on the horizon?

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AgriTech - Featured Stories

SoftBank-backed vertical farm set to open Abu Dhabi

Plenty plans to start selling locally grown produce, including kale and other leafy greens, to communities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai early next year

Fluence Significantly Increases Yield and Secondary Metabolites in San Francisco Cannabis Vertical Farm

Eve Farms is leveraging SPYDRx PLUS LED solutions to dramatically increase plant canopy and sustainably produce award-winning cannabis for Californian market

Giant indoor vertical farm backed by Chinese firm launching just east of Las Vegas Strip

Jeff Daniels for CNBC: The vertical farm requires 90 percent less water than a traditional farm and uses about 50 percent less energy than most other indoor ag facilities.

AgriTech - News Headlines

TCEB pushes Thailand as a hub for modern agriculture by playing host to Asia's leading agricultural trade fairs

Highlights of the smart-tech designed from Thailand such as an intelligent sugarcane cutting machine and a smart plant-nursery with an artificial lighting system will be showcased along with an agricultural drone technology from China.

Thrive Agritech Dramatically Increases Production Yields for Commercial Cannabis Growers

Patent pending under canopy lighting system pays for itself in a single harvest

BASF buys Bayer assets, expands agriculture solutions portfolio

Bayer AG a multinational pharma & life science company has reportedly completed the sale of its assets & range of businesses to BASF. The agreements concerning the assets and businesses Bayer offered to divest following its takeover of Monsanto were signed back in October of 2017 & April of 2018, cite reliable sources.

VividGro® Announces Launch of FlowerMax™

VividGro has developed a high-quality lighting solution for the flowering stage of plants that combines ease of use, energy efficiency and stability. The FlowerMax can be used for all crops.

Pre And Post Event Workshops And Training to be Offered At Commercial UAV Expo

Presented by Airgon, Flyability, Microdrones, Pix4d, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and ASPRS

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