AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Unlike regular industrial conveyors, food and washdown material handling solutions must be constructed of sanitary and hygienic materials to meet rigorous safety standards and must be easy to clean, maintain and inspect.
The twin pressures of a relentless increase in the demand for larger volumes and higher quality fruits and vegetables together with pressures on growers for more sustainable farming will drive the need for higher yields at the plant level.
Akin to Industry 4.0, Agriculture 4.0 refers to the next big trends facing the industry, including a greater focus on tools for precision agriculture, as well as agricultural technology (‘AgTech’).
The purpose of using heat specifically in the root zone of cuttings is to induce dormancy in the upper vegetative part and to encourage root growth at the base. The temperature difference between soil and air gives the plant a boost for root formation..
“The compact format, high performance and great resistance to wear and tear makes the rugged PCs from JLT very suitable to our needs,” comments Steketee’s R&D Director.
Climate risks can directly affect crop production by reducing agricultural yields for some crops, increasing production volatility, and destabilising farmer incomes. On the one hand, oversupply could result in farmers receiving lower profits.
With the support of computer vision that captures 3D images of each and every grow module and data science, we are understanding how our production systems are interacting with our crops and how we can improve those interactions.
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Over the past decade, small local farms have been adjusting to increasing heat by switching out tried-and-true seed varietals for more heat-hardy varieties. By contrast, spring of 2022 has been unusually cold and wet—Seattle is experiencing its coldest spring since 1955.
Wilbur-Ellis Partners with Guardian Agriculture in Multi-Million Dollar Agreement to Bring Autonomous Aerial Application to Growers Across America
The largest agricultural robotics investment commitment to date brings leading innovation in autonomous aircraft to the agriculture industry
-Team GreenOverMorrow from Morocco wins with a smart energy management solution to set the energy transition of agriculture in motion -The winners receive a 10,000-euro cash prize
AgriTech - News Headlines
Leading voices elevating the commercial drone industry to present in Las Vegas
Daniel Penn, former 30 under 30 award winner, and co-founder of Tickit Health joins Cultivatd to drive Strategic Growth.
Funding takes total capital raised to-date to $387.1 million, fortifying the company's position among the best-funded startups in the MEASA region
-New products are added to the Bushel platform to address the issues in the industry of payment by paper check. -Bushel's network of more than 40% of grain origination volume in the United States will be able to quickly provide digital payments to their customers.
SMART research reveals promising uses of non-destructive sensors to aid food security and enhance sustainable agriculture
Recent advancements of in vivo and surface or airborne sensors to diagnose plant health will improve crop growth and minimise resources used
AgriTech - Featured Product
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AgriTech - Featured Company
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