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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.

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.

How to Fight Back Against the Concerns Caused by Fungicides

Protein-based biocontrol solutions, the next wave of biofungicides, offer a new way to ensure the safety of our food supply expected to be produced at a cost-effective price point comparable to chemical-based counterparts.

Off-Grid Power for San Francisco’s First Street Tree Nursery

By utilizing 30kW of high-efficiency solar panels coupled with our robust 30K-3P-208V hybrid inverter, the facility operates completely off-grid.

Strawberry Harvesting Robot– Ripe for the Future

While the current focus is on strawberries, the system is designed to be scalable and adaptable to other crops, such as tomatoes or peppers, offering a versatile solution for farmers.

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DJI Agriculture Annual Report Finds the Global Agricultural Drone Industry is Booming

The rapid adoption of agricultural drones worldwide is a testament to the transformative power of emerging technologies in the agricultural sector. By the end of June 2024, agricultural drones have already treated more than 500 million hectares of farmland around the world.

Integration of Philips GrowWise control system with climate computer allows Huisman Chrysanten to light more effectively and efficiently

Dynamic lighting matched to energy market and crop needs. LED system controls integrated via GrowWise control system and IIVO climate computer. New lighting solution helps reduce energy consumption by 20% while increasing light level by 40%.

A Window Indoor Growing and the Future of Farming with Instafarm™

By utilizing intelligent lighting, precision moisture control, and organic soil-based growing, Instafarm™ and its collection of vegetable trays enables individuals to grow a variety of microgreens, herbs, and leafy greens with ease.

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406 Bovine Facial Recognition Driving Adoption of Artificial Intelligence Applications in Animal Agriculture

The 406 Bovine facial recognition solution is focused on animal identification and uses a database of more than six million animal images to train its artificial intelligence algorithms to identify individual animals quickly and reliably.

Nova Dairy Launches Initiative to Improve Animal Welfare in Cattle Supply Chain

Nova Dairy's initiative will focus on educating farmers across various regions about the critical importance of animal welfare. By providing training and resources, the company aims to promote best practices in cattle management, ensuring that animals are treated with care and respect throughout their lives.

BIG Incentive Group Announces Name Change and New Brand Identity to Propel Horticultural Industry Growth

This strategic shift underscores the company's commitment to helping growers achieve greater efficiency and productivity with minimal upfront capital investment.

Lotus Foods Announces Transformative Investment to Accelerate Shift to a more Regenerative Food System

For nearly 30 years, Lotus Foods has been a global leader in expanding regenerative rice farming practices to mitigate climate change, promote farmers' resilience, and empower women.

Geo Week and Reality Capture Network Announce Strategic Partnership

Reality Capture Network will host a dedicated conference track at Geo Week in Denver, CO

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igus® - Avoid corrosion & reduce wear with plastic parts

igus® - Avoid corrosion & reduce wear with plastic parts

Heavy-duty applications require components that can withstand harsh conditions, exposure to dirt and dust, high loads, and more. Heavy-duty bearings and cable carriers from igus® meet these requirements while eliminating the need for external lubricants. igus' cable carriers offer a superior solution to cable management than festoons or cable reels, and igus' plain bearings can withstand high edge loads and surface pressures of up to 36,260 psi.

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