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Revolutionizing Agriculture: Innovative Irrigation Solutions for a Sustainable Water Future

The irrigation market has seen too few innovations that would enable growers to combat dwindling water supplies with efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective irrigation.

How IoT Enhances Pest Control on Large-Scale Farms

As climate change ramps up and large-scale growers face increasing challenges to maintain adequate food supplies, IoT will continue to be at the forefront of insect mitigation efforts. Here’s how IoT is improving pest control on commercial farms.

How to Fight Back Against the Food Chain Climate Catastrophe

While there are a myriad of reasons why farming and delivering food is more challenging than ever before, treatment-resistant insects, disease (fungus) and weeds are primary contributors to the problem.

Kansas Farm uses Satellite Connectivity to Be More Productive

Farmers worldwide encounter weak, if not zero connectivity in some or all their land – making it very challenging to complete tasks and causing production delays, especially crucial during planting or harvesting seasons.

What are the Realistic Expectations for Biopesticides to Replace Synthetics in Commercial Agriculture?

As the spotlight shines on biopesticide development more than ever before, it is important to consider the fact that incorporating these — ideally — ecofriendly methods of pest control encompass more than simply embracing green alternatives.

Addressing HR & Payroll Issues in Seasonal Agriculture

Ganaz is leveraging technology to help agricultural employers eliminate paperwork, streamline payday, and tackle challenges related to hiring seasonal employees on H-2A visas.

Decoding LED Grow Lights: Beyond the Numbers

With an ever-expanding market and a surge in innovative horticultural LED lighting fixtures, it's crucial for consumers to tread carefully. In 2021, an age-old phrase remains incredibly pertinent: "Lies, damn lies, and statistics."

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WITH SOLLUM, HEMP PRODUCER INNOVAGRO MAKES THE SWITCH FROM HPS TO DYNAMIC LED LIGHTING

Facing similar challenges and pressures as experienced with cannabis production, Innovagro has made the decision to switch from more conventional high-pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) fixtures to dynamic LEDs to better control light spectrum and intensity.

Energy-efficient milling - Reduce energy costs and improve sustainability through feed mill automation

From pulp and paper to flour and grain, the wider milling industry has seen a shift in priorities. Instead of focusing solely on product production, there is now an increasing emphasis on optimizing operations, minimizing environmental impact, and reducing costs.

Havis, Inc. and Farmwave Pioneer AI Solutions for Harvest Optimization

Farmwave's AI software monitors loss in real-time using strategically positioned cameras, allowing prompt adjustments to optimize efficiency. To address spatial challenges within farm machinery cabs, Havis provides rugged docking solutions tailored for Dell tablets.

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IDS with above-average sales growth in 2023

As planned, the southern German company achieved growth of 15 per cent compared to the previous year. IDS attributes the positive figures to the development of new products, future-oriented cooperations and good delivery performance thanks to an easing of supply chains.

Syngenta Partners with CropX as a Key Sustainability Solution

After a successful trial, Syngenta is installing the CropX system on additional irrigated corn production acres.

Bayer Crop Sciences selects One Network Enterprises to power its Logistics and Supply Chain Control Tower

By improving the on-time arrival of raw materials, Bayer Crop Science expects to further improve productivity in its global supply chain ecosystem

Intelinair Expands Digital Platform Connectivity for Farmers with CNH Integration

Key Takeaways: ● Improving access to timely agronomic insights for the entire 2024 crop season. ● Complementary technologies will make it easier and more streamlined for farmers. ● Support farmers and ag retailers with data-driven decision-making.

Ag-tech Start-Up WeedOUT Raises USD8.1 Million to Fight Weed Resistance

WeedOut's green solution for outsmarting resistant weeds supports improved yield, reduced herbicide need

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Cost-effective cameras: More options for automation

Cost-effective cameras: More options for automation

Budget-friendly cameras can be considered an important growth driver for automation. IDS Imaging Development Systems has developed several camera families for this purpose, which are available with different resolutions, housings and lens mounts in order to optimize the development of machine vision projects. IDS' low-cost cameras of the uEye XLE, XCP and XLS series are, like all IDS cameras, characterized by "quality made in Germany", user-friendliness and long availability. The models are equipped with the basic functions for high-quality, industry-standard image evaluation and avoid unnecessary over-engineering. Furthermore, their small size makes them well-suited for embedded vision applications. One of the latest additions: a 20 MP onsemi sensor that makes it easy do discover tiny details.

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