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Automation and Sensors in Hybrid Greenhouses

Data accumulation and analysis is a key to the success of the Solaris model. Both inside and outside of the facility there are almost 100 different sensors which guide the various processes of cooling, heating, lighting etc.

The Rise of Vertical Farming

It is estimated that one acre of vertical farming offers the equivalent production of at least four to six acres using conventional outdoor methods.

Urban Agriculture and NYC Agtech Week

NYC AgTech Week is the only AgTech conference on the East Coast run by the leaders of the industry themselves.

Let There Be Light

What if I told you that your canopy wasn’t as effective as it could be? What if you couldn’t see it, but each day so many photons that we can’t even quantify them, were going from your roof or your lights right through to the ground.

Redefine Meat Raises $6M Round Led by CPT Capital for its 3D Alt-Meat Printer

- Redefine Meat offers a new class of plant-based meat, utilizing the world's first patent-pending 3D meat printing solution - CPT Capital and Hanaco Ventures to join the company's board

Drone Farming Market Outlook

The agricultural drones market is projected to grow at nearly 40% in the coming years to reach a value of USD 4.8 billion by 2024.

The Future of AI in Agriculture

AI will be key in solving one of the biggest puzzles facing humanity — feeding our growing population in the face of over-population and climate change.

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WSSA Asks: Is Unmanned Aerial Weed Control Ready for Takeoff?

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, may soon revolutionize weed management. Equipped with the right tools, researchers say they can be quite effective at both finding and treating problem weeds.

Terramera Raises US$45 Million to Reduce Synthetic Chemicals in Agriculture by 80%

Company adds veteran leader Carl Casale; set to transform agriculture and achieve 2030 goal of reducing global synthetic chemical loads in agriculture by 80%

Eco Convergence Group Announces Corporate Name Change to Kalera, Breaks Ground on Largest Indoor Vertical Farming Facility in the Southeast

Each plant grown in Kalera’s precisely controlled hydroponic facilities receives just the right amount of nutrients, filtered water and air, light, temperature, and humidity to achieve its dense, crisp, colorful, and delectable state.

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SwineTech and BinSentry Win The THRIVE-Forbes Innovation Icon Award - Including An Investment Of $100,000 From SVG Ventures - At The Forbes AgTech Summit

The THRIVE Midwest Challenge is a pitch competition for startups developing ag biotechnology, livestock, and animal health and digital crop technology relevant for Midwest farmers and producers.

10,000 U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Urge Congress to Support Green New Deal

National coalition, anchored by Regeneration International and Sunrise Movement, calls for massive overhaul of food & farming policy to address climate and farm crises

FarmWise Raises $14.5 Million to Farm Crops Sustainably Using Robots

What a Community in the Heartland Can Teach Us about Resistance Management

Weed Science Society of America partners with Entomological Society of America to share learnings from an Iowa demonstration project

EOS Launches Satellite Monitoring Technology Boosting Farm Efficiency up to 20% for the North American Market

The EOS Crop Monitoring solution brings its expertise to new markets, now available in Europe, LATAM and North America.

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