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Antarctica Is Getting a Farm That Can Grow Produce Even When It's -100 Degrees Fahrenheit Outside

Futurism: The farm will feature a year-round greenhouse that can grow food for researchers at the Neumayer III polar station on the Ekstrom Ice Shelf.

Collaborating companies kick off sensor network for Agricultural Communities

eVineyard joined forces with Globalsat, The Things Network and Vinduino to bring new Wireless IoT Network for irrigation optimization, which saves an average of 25% water.

Organic Food Packaging

To meet consumer demands for authentic and fresh-tasting foods, some innovative packaging technologies are doing the job normally given to preservatives, enabling manufacturers to keep the ingredient list to a minimum.

Deere to Advance Machine Learning Capabilities in Acquisition of Blue River Technology

Blue River has designed and integrated computer vision and machine learning technology that will enable growers to reduce the use of herbicides by spraying only where weeds are present, optimizing the use of inputs in farming – a key objective of precision agriculture.

How Can Farmers Track the Weather

Crops need weather. Farmers need weather forecasts. Expect to see more advanced weather information being made available as technology improves.

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Ikea is bringing a pop-up vertical farm to London

Lisa Bowman for Metro.co.uk: Researchers from the SPACE10 lab at the Lokal pop-up want to show the general public that delicious, fresh food can be grown right in your home, using a hydroponics farming system.

Digital Technology Meets Agronomy

Pam Smith for The Progressive Farmer: Drones buzzed overhead a tractor and spray boom projected images to simulate how spray nozzles can use new technology to spray only where weeds had escaped previous controls.

Farms that grow crops and solar power together

Fran Ryan for The Recoder: The farm at the University of Massachusetts Crop and Animal Research and Education Center on North River Road in South Deerfield is offering proof that solar arrays and agriculture don’t have to be at odds, but can actually exist together within

9 AgTech Startups Using AI to Grow Smarter

NANALYZE: One of the big reasons we’re rooting for the future is that the world’s biggest tech fund, the SoftBank Vision Fund, planted $200 million in the biggest agtech funding round ever for San Francisco-based Plenty. That brought total funding for the three-year-old

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YellowScan & Quantum Systems partner to provide a cutting edge VTOL+ LiDAR integrated solution

YellowScan and Quantum Systems combined their R&D expertise to provide a reliable VTOL+LiDAR solution, able to cover large areas and fly longer (up to 60 minutes) for a high quality data acquisition.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. Announces Finalists for Drone Challenge

Land O'Lakes Prize draws international competitors to make drones work better for farmers

AB InBev, the world's largest brewer and user of malt barley, partners with agriculture technology firm Agrible

The two companies are joining forces to help farmers around the world access better data and predictive analytics on crop management and climate effects.

Agrian Continues to Expand International Footprint

Agricultural software company plants sales roots in Adelaide, Australia, making continued growth intentions clear

Bushel™ Launches Ecosystem with Integration of Crop Insurance Leader NAU Country

Bushel is the grain industry's first automated mobile app platform for elevators and cooperatives to connect with their growers and deliver real-time information via a custom-branded mobile app.

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maxon launches the next generation of positioning controllers - the EPOS4. A high performance module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. Suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed and brushless DC motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders.

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