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How the Ag Industry Can Use Technology to Navigate Labor Management

COVID-19 is forcing the agriculture industry to re-examine long-held practices and bringing new regulations for safety. Farms that made the move to digital are better equipped to efficiently communicate and work with their labor force, but it's not too late to catch up.

Patented Lighting System Installs in a Fraction of The Time at a Fraction of the Cost

By removing LED drivers from individual light fixtures, the new MegaDrive™ eliminates the need for electrical power connections throughout the greenhouse or grow room while significantly reducing up-front costs.

Agricultural Waste into Biopolymers?

Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand are also responsible for producing more than 90 per cent of global palm oil, which consequently causes 27 million tonnes of waste per annum from fruit bunches (EFBs), fibres, shells and liquid effluent.

Synthetic Biology in Agriculture

There are ways to improve the carbon efficiency of plants, while increasing production. By making use of diversified cropping systems growers can reduce the carbon footprint up to 300 %.

How Colleges Around the Country Use Container Farms

Colleges around the country have found a way to add new educational programs while becoming more sustainable: Container farms. These farms are made from repurposed shipping containers and allow students and faculty to grow food all year long, without any soil.

Enhanced Zoning Using Multiple Sources of Data

With advancements in satellite technology, imagery can be taken from peak biomass to create a zone map based on how the crop performs out in the field. These maps generally look very close to how the yield map will look after harvest.

The Benefits of Automation in Agriculture

To optimize its automation infrastructure, the farm required an advanced control network to monitor the anaerobic digestion process and maximize productivity. CC-Link IE Field provided the right solution.

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BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High-Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S.

BrightFarms currently distributes its products to more than 2,000 stores in the U.S. and expects to expand its distribution to more than 15,000 stores by 2025

Perfecting IPM: Going beyond the crop walk and sticky cards

One company iUNU, has a system that uses AI to help with early pest detection. The system “learns” what healthy crops and plants look like, recognizes when anomalies occur, and then sends an alert when something is amiss.

Rise Gardens Secures Investment from Amazon Alexa Fund to Help Bring the Best of Indoor Farming to the Consumer Market

Extension of seed financing enables Rise Gardens to expand reach and offerings for popular indoor garden system that enables people to grow their own food year-round

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Irrigation Controllers Market is Estimated to Reach USD 2,600 Million in 2024

The Global Irrigation Controllers Market is projected to reach a value of over USD 2,600 million exhibiting a CAGR of around 16% by the end of 2027, Predicts Forencis Research

New Light Technologies and Voyager Search Team Win New Contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Implement Data Search and Discovery Solutions

Access to accurate information is crucial to the department's mission to support sustainable agriculture production and protection of natural resources.

Thrive Agritech Receives High Volume Order from Native Roots Cannabis Co.

Native Roots chooses Thrive lights due to superior growth and fast ROI

Global Vertical Farming Market Experts Says Growth After 2020 Till 2030 || AeroFarms, Gotham Greens, Bright Farms

The Global Vertical Farming Market Research Report 2020 mainly revolves around the global Vertical Farming industry size, share, trends, and sales volume, and product demand as these have been considered as the most significant factors in the industry.

Topcon Agriculture offers choices, enhanced user interface with new in-cab displays

With Topcon Agriculture Platform (TAP) integration, the consoles are designed to provide farmers with full-feature customization to optimize their investment by paying only for capabilities they need.

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Improve Overall Efficiency with Precision Pallet Systems

Improve Overall Efficiency with Precision Pallet Systems

Dorner's 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems are ideal for assembly automation. With features such as an innovative timing belt conveyor design and industry best pallet transfers, they get your product to the exact location, at the exact time and in the exact position it needs to be. They are now available with new options such as heavy load corner modules with 150 lb. capacity and 180 degree tight transfer corners for compact loops.

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Parvalux Electric Motors Ltd

Parvalux Electric Motors Ltd

Parvalux is a leading global manufacturer of geared motor solutions with over 70 years' experience in creating the perfect combination of motor and gearbox to match the customer's application. Whilst we offer thousands of standard options we can easily customize any motor or gearbox to meet your exact requirements at no or minimal extra cost. Our design team can work closely with your own to optimize your solution for your application helping you to secure a genuine competitive advantage in your market. Our products are found in hundreds of applications but we are particularly strong in healthcare, leisure, mobility, transport, and a diverse range of industrial applications.