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Monarch Tractor Announces $133M Series C Funding - Marking Largest-Ever Raise in Agricultural Robotics

With this latest raise, the company behind the world's first fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor cements its position as a leader in the space

Closing the Skills Gap in AgTech - Hartnell College

The transformation of the agricultural sector requires a tech-savvy, skilled workforce. With tech innovation outpacing workforce development, the technical skills gap that currently exists is putting a strain on many agricultural communities.

‘Autonomous Growing makes me sleep better as a head grower’

JPI Farms from Canada grows cucumbers and bell peppers. Innovative tools are constantly being looked at to simplify and improve processes inside the greenhouse.

The Harsh Truth About LED Greenhouse Lighting

Here we will take a look at several reasons why sunlight is often preferred over LED greenhouse lighting when available and how we may optimize this free light source while considering the benefits of supplemental light for plants.

What is the best plain bearing for agricultural machinery?

Everywhere a variety of forces are being applied to plain bearings, which have a wide range of motion profiles and varying requirements for sealing against dirt and moisture. And that is just sowing coulter bearing points

Automating pick-and-place in food manufacturing

The requirements included automatic pick and place of up to 60 keys per minute, seamless integration with the existing production line and a minimal factory floor footprint.

How robots touch on the future of agriculture

One thing robot researchers are trying to mechanize is the human sense of touch. Sheeraz Athar, one of She’s PhD students, is changing the game by re-thinking how touch works.

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Revolutionizing grain cleaning: Metra unveils AI-powered color sorters

These cutting-edge machines are set to transform the grain cleaning industry by significantly enhancing the efficiency and precision of sorting processes. The new AI-driven color sorters are already available now, bringing a revolutionary approach to grain quality control.

Purdue Extension leads workforce development project with AgriProspects network

AgriProspects fosters regional cooperation, identifies workforce ecosystem gaps and offers collaborative, adaptive solutions to local and regional employment challenges.

Agriculture Robots Market is projected to surpass USD 80 billion revenue by 2032

Farmers and agricultural enterprises are embracing robotic solutions to optimize crop production while reducing environmental impact. These technologies enable precision agriculture, efficient resource utilization, and eco-friendly farming.

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Whole Foods Market Releases 2023 Impact Report Highlighting Agriculture as a Force for Good

Responsible Sourcing, Sustainable Practices, High Quality Standards, Team Member Empowerment are Key Focuses

Tesseract Ventures Re-Imagines Precision Agriculture with Advanced Ag Drone Technology

Tesseract Ventures is pleased to announce the dual use application of its cutting-edge military technology and specialized robotics platform in the agricultural sector, specifically tailored for American farmers.

Farmblox Raises $2.5m Seed Round To Bring AI/Automation To Farms

The oversubscribed round was led by Hyperplane, with participation from Slow Ventures, MHS Capital, and Service Provider Capital.

Stratovation Group Rolls out Artificial Intelligence Tool Designed For Ag Professionals Making it Easier to Find and Use Available Data

Now available to all ChatGPT users, AgriSearch Assistant was created with a vision to develop a simple way to secure a wide range of government-related, education, and other pertinent agricultural data with a high degree of confidence - for free.

Rivulis and Phytech Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

Rivulis' Manna operations to merge into Phytech.

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e-con Systems has been a pioneer in the embedded vision space; designing, developing and manufacturing custom and off-the-shelf camera solutions since 2003. With a team of 300+ extremely skilled core engineers, our products are currently embedded in over 350 customer products. So far, we have shipped over 2 million cameras to the United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea and many more countries. Our cameras are suitable for applications such as autonomous mobile robots, smart agricultural devices, medical diagnostic systems, smart checkouts/carts, sports broadcasting systems, industrial handhelds, drones, biometric systems, etc.