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Silicon Valley Forumâ€™s â€śSeeds of Our Futureâ€ť Program Returns for a Third Year
Plenty plans to start selling locally grown produce, including kale and other leafy greens, to communities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai early next year
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.
In agriculture, itâ€™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.
Running sprinklers on the right, impending downpours on the left â€“ color me confused. Why would growers, who are much more knowledgeable about their crops, put down water when thunderstorms are rumbling on the horizon?
Smart Farming is a capital-effective and hi-tech system of growing food cleanly and making it sustainable for people. It is an application of modern Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into agriculture.
Using Motorleafâ€™s artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms, the digital agronomist software can acquire data from indoor growing conditions. In turn, the algorithms learn growing patterns in the greenhouse, which then can predict the size of future harvests.
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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
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.
The seed funding from several mid-western VC firms with deep experience in agricultural technologies, IoT, and big data technologies is an expert validation of HerdDoggâ€™s technology and market potential.
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Smart agriculture is an integrated approach to manage farming activities such as optimizing yields and preserving resources.
Hemp Geo Institute will host "Growing Hemp for Yield," their seventh Industrial Hemp Symposium, on August 25 in Oklahoma City, OK
United Opportunities Develops New Program that Allows Individuals to Own Revenue-Generating Assets in the AgTech Sector
The company is selling these high-tech growing Pods with a unique lease-back program that allows Pod owners to receive quarterly payments while United Opportunities manages the unit and handles the cultivation, sales and distribution.
SWIIM System Announces the Closing of its Initial Series B-1 Round; Strategic Partnership with Western Growers Also Extended
Proceeds will also be used to fund the recent acquisition of Fresno-based IoT technology company OnFarm Systems.
EROAD Fleet Management System Continues Expansion in North America and Announces Management Team Additions
EROAD fleet management system has recorded annual sales growth of 191% in North America. Adds new management team members to bolster future growth
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