AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
The California Air Resources Board created a new project category late last year for advanced technology demonstration projects to show the viability of new technologies, such as Solectrac's electric tractors, to perform the same work as the diesel equipment they would repla
Linux has a lot to offer the automation industry. It is a stable and scalable alternative to Windows operating systems that allows for arguably greater connectivity between devices and systems.
Congress has a golden opportunity to create jobs and deliver nutritious, local, and sustainable produce to people who live in frontline and food desert communities. These are the people who suffer the most from a lack of access to nutritious produce.
The farmer realized it would be more cost-effective and environmentally sound to begin sourcing their electricity from the sun. Impressively, the new solar system provides enough energy to irrigate 450 hectares (1,112 acres) of corn, oat and pastures for cattle ranching.
AeroFarms Partners To Launch First Vertical Farming Program Addressing Food Deserts, Inequity with Food Access & Education
The Vertical Farming Program will consist of 10 vertical farms throughout Jersey City located in senior centers, schools, public housing complexes, and municipal buildings. The 10 sites will grow 19,000 pounds of vegetables annually using water mist and minimal electricity.
When it comes to agricultural technology, I think that some of the changes we are currently seeing will become permanent; COVID is forcing many of us to change the way we think and conduct our jobs.
The demand for agronomists in the agriculture industry is growing every single day. Producing profitable crops while minimizing a farmers risk and benefiting their operation in the long term is getting more and more complex every year.
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Upward Farms Announces Rebrand from Seed & Roe and Plans to Open a New Headquarter Farm in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Upward Farms' expansion accelerated with new $15 million capital investment, enabling the company to continue sustainably growing leafy greens and fish with the highest ecological and quality standards
Many agricultural vehicle makers are going electric because the charging capability, affordability and other factors are rapidly falling into place just as they are for road vehicles.
In 2014, Simply fresh commenced its export operations. It’s then that the team realized the demand for fresh products and the need for safe and traceable agricultural produce.
AgriTech - News Headlines
Reuters Events launches the new Food Chain Connect virtual conference to address the big issues facing the food & agriculture industry as it aims to safeguard global food security, improve consumer health & conserve the planet.
The Food & Agriculture team at Reuters Events is hosting a webinar on Thursday July 16 which will explore the growing impact that technology and data are having across agriculture and food.
At GrowCubes.com we are modifying one trip shipping containers into modular, automated grow systems. Grow All Year Long. Fresh Greens all year. Built to work with ebbnflow, drain to waste, horizontal or vertical grows, mother rooms & drying rooms. We use the best materials and we care about our customers.
SWIIM System Launches SWIIM Certification™ Program for Farmers as a Nod to Water Sustainability Efforts
-Crop-water budget accounting firm, SWIIM System, launches SWIIM Certification™ for growers as a nod to water sustainability efforts-
Fluence Leads Global Research Initiative to Study Impact of Light Quality on Plant Development, Yield and Crop Quality
The ongoing multi-country and multi-crop initiative advances Fluence's and the greater horticultural industry's understanding of the interaction between light and life
AgriTech - Featured Product
British-made farming motors at Parvalux are available off-the-shelf, customizable or as a fully customized 'from scratch' solution, enabling you to tailor a geared motor to your precise requirements. Whether you require a specific shaft length or material, dynamic braking or another one of our customization options, we'll help you make sure your customers' farms run like clockwork.
AgriTech - Featured Company
CIMON is a leading industrial automation company focused on process control and manufacturing. Since its foundation in 1999, CIMON has grown from emerging Asian markets into Europe and North America thanks to several award-winning product lineups, including the Xpanel HMI series, PLC and PLC-S series, Xpanel Hybrid, UltimateAccess SCADA software, and industrial PCs. CIMON has been working with manufacturers for over 20 years and has gained the trust of well-respected companies such as LG, Samsung, General Motors, Kia, Hankook, SK Chemicals, Posco, and Durex. Hardware and software are developed simultaneously at CIMON, allowing for optimal product supply and system design solutions that increase facility efficiency and response time in the market while reducing long-term costs. Some industries CIMON works with include the automotive industry, oil and gas industry, power plants, electronics, water and wastewater management, aerospace, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, food and beverage, chemical, packaging, paper and pulp, farming, and many others.