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Space to Grow, or Grow in Space – How Vertical Farms Could Be Ready to Take-off

Vertical farms with their soil-free, computer-controlled environments may sound like sci-fi, but there is a growing environmental and economic case for them, according to new research laying out radical ways of putting food on our plates.

Horticulture Lighting Metrics: Understand Grow Lights

Choosing the best grow light for your facility is essential to growing healthy plants and getting a maximum return from your investment.

Trends in robotics: Cobots, agribots and medical robots

From recreational robots such as drones, to critical operational robots in the medical field, robotic technology is changing our daily lives.

Urban Farming Spotlight: Singapore

Urban farming in Singapore is becoming a central focus of the government and local organizations. The whole country of Singapore seems to be coming together, to find innovative ways to increase local agriculture in a very urban setting.

XAG Drones Tested, Add Sweet Spot for South Africa's Sugar Crisis

Drones, with specialty spraying technology, was deployed for a recent sugarcane ripening trail in South Africa, showing an evident increase in the amount of sugar extracted from these canes.

CubicFarms Leverages Its Expertise in Controlled-environment Agriculture and Announces Launch of New Control Room System and Sale to Career Field Farmer and Entrepreneur

CubicFarms’ Control Room is assembled inside its proprietary stainless steel, fully insulated growing chamber with the option to customize features such as lighting, automated irrigation, nutrient delivery, full climate control for temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide

Sowing a Precise Crop - How Micromotors Can Be Used in the Agricultural Industry

Agriculture is a demanding and developing industry. One farming tractor can now do in a day what used to take 100 people, a week. While the industry is literally, reaping the benefits of demand, this does provoke concerns over pesticide use and soil health.

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ARE AUTOMATED INDOOR GROWING FACILITIES THE FUTURE FOR FRESH PRODUCE?

Agri-TechE bring together Controlled Environment Agriculture technologists, producers and investors to discuss the current landscape and promising developments

AGTECH NEXT SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL

Virtual AgTech NEXT conference sessions will be held from 12 – 1 PM CDT on Tuesdays, beginning September 22 with a keynote by Dr. Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods through November 10, with a break on November 3, election day.

COMPANIES WILL EITHER SINK, SWIM, OR SURF DEPENDING ON THE MATURITY OF THEIR DIGITAL READINESS

• Exceptional ROI expected for companies who have embraced digital technologies amid COVID-19 • New normal will include hybrid models of digital technology with physical activity • COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented levels of global collaboration

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IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS TO FOLLOW WHILE OPERATING A TRACTOR

Only buying a good tractor isn't enough one must know how to ride it safely and keep it away from dangerous accidents to make it really useful and productive. Sometimes our small mistakes or just a little ignorance towards safety measures results in deadly accidents. So, here are some safety tips for you that can save you and your tractor from these accidents.

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Fluence and Quality Wholesale Partner to Expand Inventory of LED Lighting Solutions for Horticulture Throughout Canada

Celebrating its 20th year of serving the horticulture industry, Quality Wholesale is regarded for its reliability in supplying the best industry products to growers, from hobby and micro cultivators to large commercial cultivators.

Pinduoduo ties up with Singapore's A*Star to develop low-cost tests for pesticides

Pinduoduo enters research collaboration with Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation to develop a cost-effective test for contaminants like pesticides.

Impact of COVID-19 on Biorational Insecticides Market: Value Chain, Dynamics and Key Players Agralan Limited, Bayer AG, BASF SE, Bioworks, Inc., etc

Due to the pandemic, we have included a special section on the Impact of COVID 19 on the Biorational Insecticides Market which would mention How the Covid-19 is Affecting the Industry, Market Trends and Potential Opportunities in the COVID-19 Landscape, Key Regions and Proposal for Biorational Insecticides Market Players to battle Covid-19 Impact.

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