Robotics in Agriculture: an Alternative to Traditional Farming

A wide range of technologies can enable the transition of agricultural robots into the field. Some technologies will need to be developed specifically for agriculture, while other technologies already developed for other areas could be adapted to the agricultural domain.

Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

As demand for virgin carbon black (vCB) outpaces supply, the strategic investment by Bridgestone provides an alternative that benefits not only the tire industry, but the planet as well.

South Dakota State University Selects Burns & McDonnell for New Precision Agriculture Building Commissioning

Burns & McDonnell will help the 110,500-square-foot Raven Precision Agriculture Center pursue LEED v4 certification, which will be comprised of innovative classrooms, laboratories and collaboration spaces to support the first multidisciplinary major in precision agriculture

Motiv Robotics Announces Enhanced RoboMantis® Robot

Motiv Robotics announces the availability of the RoboMantis robot with enhanced capabilities at iROS 2019 in Macau.

IoT in Agriculture Market

The growing trend of using IoT in agricultural applications such as organic farming and family farming, where there are complex or small spaces that contain cattle and high-quality varieties of crop, is projected to drive the usage of IoT in agriculture.

Small Robot Helps Space Plants for Greenhouses and Nurseries.

Ag businesses have also increasingly relied on AI and robots to help perform certain necessary tasks. These robots are typically specialized and designed for one kind of job. One example of this is Harvest Automation's container-moving robot.

UAVOS Unmanned Helicopter for Precision Farming

Agro-drone R22-UV is equipped with a specially developed (for Robinson helicopters) utility to deliver liquid chemicals.

Universal Automation in Agriculture

IoT devices permit growers to assemble more data about the condition of their farms, and IoT is indicating great potential for improving provision delivery and propelling agriculture to utmost productivity.

XAG Drone Fleets Take Off for Large-scale Cotton Defoliation Operation in Xinjiang

This is the world's largest cotton defoliation operation that involves the use of fully autonomous drones to ensure a cost-effective, eco-friendly machine harvest. Up to mid-September, one million hectares of cotton fields have been defoliated with XAG's crop spraying drones

Shenandoah Growers opens next generation USDA certified indoor BioFarms in Virginia

Leading certified organic indoor agriculture company commences operations in state-of-the-art integrated growing and production facilities.

Rockstart Announces Startups From the 1st Edition of the Agrifood 2019 Program

The program is made up of 7 Deep Dive Week sessions, each of which has a specific focus designed to take the startups through the various stages of business development to make them investment-ready.

WiFi Technology poised to change the indoor growing landscape.

Kind LED Grow Lights has announced the launch of the new K5 Wifi, a massive update to their award-winning K5 XL1000 fixture.

2019 Crop Production: 17.4 Million "Lost Acres" Identified

Identify farmers and fields hardest hit by weather events in 2019 using in-season data

Drone Farming Market Outlook

The agricultural drones market is projected to grow at nearly 40% in the coming years to reach a value of USD 4.8 billion by 2024.

LELY LAUNCHES "FEED THE FUTURE": THE FIRST CROSS-INDUSTRY INNOVATION CHALLENGE FOR STARTUPS TO REVOLUTIONISE DAIRY FARMING

The first edition of the 'Feed the Future by Lely' challenge is launched today and calls to the next generation of tech pioneers to innovate and feed the dairy industry with technology solutions.

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