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Purdue Extension leads workforce development project with AgriProspects network

AgriProspects fosters regional cooperation, identifies workforce ecosystem gaps and offers collaborative, adaptive solutions to local and regional employment challenges.

‘Autonomous Growing makes me sleep better as a head grower’

JPI Farms from Canada grows cucumbers and bell peppers. Innovative tools are constantly being looked at to simplify and improve processes inside the greenhouse.

The Harsh Truth About LED Greenhouse Lighting

Here we will take a look at several reasons why sunlight is often preferred over LED greenhouse lighting when available and how we may optimize this free light source while considering the benefits of supplemental light for plants.

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.

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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.

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%.

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Award-Winning Cultivator LightSky Farms Collaborates with Fluence on Innovative LED Lighting Strategy

Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the success of its partnership with award-winning, Michigan-based cannabis grower LightSky Farms.

Malaysian CropLife & Public Health Association Calls for Action Against Illegal Pesticides

The Malaysian CropLife & Public Health Association (MCPA), a national association representing the plant science and public health industries of Malaysia, calls for action against illegal pesticides after the tragic poisoning incidents of two young boys and the hospitalization of a teenager upon consumption of rat poison-laced snacks, as reported in the media.

Sensitization Workshop for FPOs on Export of Fresh Vegetables Organized by NABARD, Department of Agriculture and Farmers' Empowerment, Odisha, and APEDA

In last 3 months, FPOs in Odisha have achieved a significant milestone by exporting mangoes and fresh vegetables to seven countries

NORD Expands Online Tools with Free Freight in Spare Parts Shop

Global drive systems leader offers time and cost savings with free standard shipping on all online Spare Parts Shop orders over $25.

Taranis Launches Ag Assistantâ„¢ to Transform Farm Decision Making

The agriculture industry's first generative AI-powered agronomy engine transforms crop input and farm management decision making.

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