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Farming is one of the oldest professions in the world. That’s why it’s easy to overlook the role innovative technologies play in agriculture if you’re not involved in the industry.
LettUs Grow, creator of advanced aeroponic technology for indoor farms, announced today it has secured £1 million in funding to build world-leading indoor growing facilities, to help feed the growing global population.
Fluence collaborates with University of Florida researchers to explore the impact of blue light on water-use efficiency.
As used in commercial indoor growing, LED lighting technologies have been around less than ten years. LED lights are less understood than other types of grow lights, which have been studied for several decades.
As we rush towards a greener tomorrow, techniques that have been given to us by mother nature are being revived with modern methods. Aquaponics has a long way to go but both economically and environmentally speaking, this path with have many rewards.
Models and data analytics not only recap what is already occurring between water and plants across expansive rows of corn, they can actually predict what will come in the hours, days and weeks ahead.
Because hydroponics, aeroponics and aquaponics do not use soil, they can be established indoors in locations that have cold, severe climates. These growing methods can also be used in localities that have poor, sandy soil.
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The Princeton Vertical Farming Project (PVFP) researches what the most optimal growing conditions are for indoor farming and how to produce the best crop yield while using the fewest amount of resources (e.g., water, electricity).
New Documentary Sponsored by Joyce Farms Educates Farmers on Lowering Costs and Improving Yields With Regenerative Methods
A Regenerative Secret, the newly released documentary sponsored by Joyce Farms, aims to build awareness for the transformative practice of regenerative agriculture, a method of farming that the company made standard practice on its farms in 2018.
The round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
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MicaSense, a leading provider of professional drone-based sensors for precision farming, announces a profitable 2018, global expansion plans, and investment in complete solutions in 2019
GROWERS and Benchmark Agriculture Solutions Announce Partnership To Offer Industry Leading Technology And Precision Ag Hardware To Farmers In The Mid-Atlantic
North Carolina-based companies GROWERS and Benchmark Agriculture Solutions have developed a partnership to help farmers gather and utilize data to reduce production costs.
Delivers Advanced Risk Management, Enhances P&L Valuation and Reporting, and Better Manages the Production to Inventory Process
DFCC is a new agri-science cluster whose purpose is to support the research and development of high-potential emerging crops. DFCC research will be focused on flax, camelina, canaryseed, sunflower, hemp, quinoa and mustard.
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MICROMO launches the new MC3/MCS motion control family. The new high performance, intelligent controllers are optimized for use with FAULHABER motors, offer electronics for simple operation with state-of-the-art interfaces for multi-axis applications, and provide a motion control system solution with the most compact integration into industrial grade housing.
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