How Blockchain Will Streamline Future Food Delivery

Agribusiness could profit immensely from blockchain, as its two primary features could do for food deliveries what this software has already done for healthcare, insurance, finance, and more.

What Went Right in 2020? 24 Billion Things

2020 was an unusual year, to say the least. We all faced unprecedented challenges. But behind every one, we also witnessed incredible resilience, ingenuity and creativity. This is particularly true in agriculture.

Future Acres Launches to Bring Sustainable Agricultural Robotics to Farm Industry and Optimize Workforce Efficiency and Safety

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation and Electrification Technology Streamline Harvesting of Specialty Crops and Increase Production Efficiency by Up to 30 Percent with Improved Working Conditions

Organisations And Individuals Changing The World Of Agricultural Science

Let's take a look at the Organisations and People Changing The World Of Agricultural Science you've likely never heard of, starting with the Organisations Driving Agricultural Science:

NORD Brings Innovative Solutions to the Poultry Industry

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers full-featured drive solutions that can tackle the toughest requirements in the poultry industry, including applications from processing to packaging.

10 Groundbreaking Insights From the Latest Research on Light Spectra for Cannabis

In collaboration with Wageningen University & Research and Compassionate Cultivation, Fluence is proud to announce the findings of a series of groundbreaking photobiology research studies examining how light spectra affect cannabis growth and development.

Agriculture Technology Helping the Fight Against Global Hunger

Farmers are natural at solving problems and constantly need to innovate and maneuver through various climates and landscapes. They have combined agriculture and technology to be able to feed the ever-increasing population.

Mouser Electronics Releases New Intelligent Revolution eBook Examining AI in Humanitarian Applications

The new eBook examines fascinating new uses for artificial intelligence (AI) in farming and other specialized applications targeting the human experience. Mouser's AI-focused eBook series is part of the company's award-winning Empowering Innovation Together program.

Creating Sustainable Renewable Energy Projects and Solar Farms

Dual-purpose solar is the strategic co-locating and land management for both solar power development, ecosystem services and agricultural production. This method can reduce electricity costs, preserve soil health for traditional land use after decommissioning.

Remote Sensing of Vegetation Using SWIR Cameras on a UAV

Forage Mass Monitoring (FFM) analysis has been traditionally done using biomass sampling to calculate biomass yield per hectare (t ha-1). Current research is now looking at reflectance spectroscopy methods using remote sensing systems based on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

XAG Suggests Drones Could Outsmart Locust Swarms at Night

As African countries are getting prepared for the imminent locust crisis, the smart agtech company XAG has proposed that agricultural drones, through more targeted night spraying application, can strongly support the current ground and aerial control measures.

Integrating Big Data Analytics Into Farm Management

By creating opportunities for intimate management of large operations without needing the traditional manpower and time investment, almost all processes from yield projection to harvest can be improved with the application of Big Data Analysis to farm management.

Sun to Table: SMA inverter harvesting energy at Just A Few Acres Farm for 12 years

The array at Just A Few Acres features thirty-six, 170-watt panels, amounting to a cumulative 6.2 kilowatt capacity. The panels are framed by three poles that can be manually tilted throughout the year to accommodate for seasonal changes in the sun's position.

American Robotics Becomes First Company Approved by the FAA To Operate Automated Drones Without Human Operators On-Site

A seminal milestone in the drone industry, American Robotics now meets the safety requirements needed to make drones scalable for widespread commercial use.

Auburn University researcher studying poultry wastewater as way to irrigate crops

As freshwater supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops.

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