The aim of this infographics is to show how a technology ecosystem can mitigate global challenges faced by farmers today and in the coming years.
ONDO Smart Farming Solutions - an agritech company offering innovative sustainable agriculture solutions - has announced the opening up of its first international branch in Durban, South Africa. The decision has come following the considerable interest towards ONDO agriculture automation solutions from local companies and the vast potential of the regional market.
Supplyshark Gives Agriculture Industry a New Way to Connect to Buyers in Wake of Food Supply Chain Disruption
A new company, named Supplyshark, has stepped forward to provide a new way for those in the agriculture industry to connect to buyers and vice versa. The organization is offering a free 90-day subscription during the pandemic to show support to farmers and other suppliers.
Houston-based AG&P Americas has launched a new service line offering workforce solutions for the U.S. agriculture sector amid shortages in seasonal farm labor.
Farmers Edge Announces New Automated Hail Detection and Reporting Technology for Growers and Insurance Professionals
The new tool combines sophisticated weather detection and forecasting, Daily Satellite Imagery, and industry-leading AI technology to automate claim detection and simplify claims management, paving the way for future risk management products
With the number of bee colonies drastically declining around the world, SAS is using technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and visual analytics to help maintain and support healthy bee populations.
Seeing, localising, and taking plant-specific intelligent action are no longer the exclusive realm of humans. Machines have demonstrated the technical viability and the emphasis has long shifted to the finer details of ROI, reliability, business model, etc.
Solectrac is currently selling a 30 HP 4-WD compact electric tractor and a 40 HP utility tractor while developing its eFarmer model for row crops and a 70 HP model for more demanding tasks. These climate-smart electric tractors have the power and torque to outperform diesels at low speeds and match their performance at higher speeds.
The Â£750,000 investment comes from a mix of existing investors and the Development Bank of Wales plus match funding from new professional investors.
Industry Leading Plant Scientist to Verify AeroBloom Yield and Water Usage Claims
Farmers Save Over 2 Billion Gallons of Water, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 26.6% in One Growing Season Through Indigo Ag and Anheuser-Busch Partnership
-The partnership leveraged Indigo's system of solutions to support growers in significantly exceeding the sustainability targets set for 2.2M bushels of rice with Anheuser-Busch last year (10% less water, nitrogen, and greenhouse gas emissions compared to historical county averages). -The partnership demonstrates how decommoditizing agriculture can meet consumer demands for climate positive products while enabling growers to increase their profitability, in this case up to $27 more per acre. -The companies have extended their partnership through the 2020 growing season, expanding the scope of the program to nearly 2.7M bushels and providing additional digital and technological support for growers.
CSIRO US announced the signing of a three-year partnership with SVG Ventures-THRIVE, the leading AgriFood innovation ecosystem.
Fluence Broad Spectrum LED Lighting Selected for New High-Tech Quarantine Greenhouse in the Netherlands
This is the first time WUR has chosen LED, and specifically broad spectrum LED, as their standard lighting solution for a research greenhouse at Unifarm
New Aqua-Traxx® Azulâ„¢ drip tape provides superior clog resistance
WITH ITS ABILITY TO SUPPORT A BUSINESS FROM THE HEADQUARTERS THROUGH THE ENTIRE SUPPLY CHAIN, THE ST. LOUIS REGION HELPS MANY COMPANIES SERVE THE WORLD
The final session of FreightWeekSTL 2020 featured new insight into the post COVID-19 trends for industrial user site selection and the St. Louis region's role in that. To talk about those trends, the St. Louis Regional Freightway turned to Doug Rasmussen, President and CEO of Steadfast City Economic & Community Partners
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Precision Farming - Featured Product
Artificial intelligence can be used, for example, to classify fruit varieties or to identify damaged parts (e.g. apples with marks or colour deviations). To cover all possible variances with classical image processing would be very time-consuming and costly. AI is able to solve these challenges in no time at all. With IDS NXT ocean, there is now a user-friendly complete solution for industrial applications available. It requires neither special knowledge in deep learning nor camera programming.