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Innovative Greenhouses Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Janice Cantieri for National Geographic: Instead of trapping heat, these greenhouses are made with breathable, aluminum-coated cloth netting that reflects some of the sunlight, reducing inside temperatures.

Bringing Silicon Valley to the Farm

It’s the underlying science tools and heroes of the digital agriculture movement - specifically, machine learning and predictive modeling - that are central to the success of delivering a digital transformation.

Uncovering Spectral Signatures in a Pecan Orchard

Multispectral cameras capture spectral signatures much like a thermometer measures the temperature of the human body. Changes in plant reflectance indicate stress, but additional information is required to identify the cause.

3 Trends that Defined Agriculture in 2017 and 3 to Watch

Last year recorded groundbreaking technological advances in agriculture, even as the ag giants focused on consolidation. In looking back over the trends that shaped 2017, we can locate the signs pointing to the big stories we anticipate this year.

Farming Is a Tough Business, but New Trends Offer Opportunity

As the challenges to the agricultural industry continue to evolve, we must pay attention to the impact on farmers. We must support those who feed us by finding new ways to empower farmers, both professionally and personally.

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McCain Foods makes significant strategic investment in vertical farming

McCain Foods is actively engaging with entrepreneurs in developing and commercializing agri-food technologies; the strategic investment in TruLeaf is in direct support of McCain Foods’ innovation strategy.

Applications Now Open for The Radicle Automation Competition

Startups specializing in agriculture automation can now apply for a $250,000 minimum investment.

DVO Commissions First Anaerobic Digester Installation in Pennsylvania

The biogas generated from the waste streams is powering a 300 kW gen-set which delivers renewable electricity to the local grid.

Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

AP: The German Aerospace Center DLR, which coordinates the project, said Thursday that by May scientists hope to harvest 4-5 kilograms of fruit and vegetables a week.

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Flow Kana Opens World's Largest Cannabis Processing Center in California

The Flow Cannabis Institute Processing Center is the Hub for an Emerging Cannabis Supply Chain Built Around Local Sustainable Organic Farms

ACEINNA Earns Recognition for Participation in John Deere Cost Reduction Opportunities Process

ACEINNA IMU Sensors Help Guide John Deere Tractors for Agricultural Applications

High-Speed WiFi for Rural Homes and Farms: Ayrstone announces the AyrMesh® Hub2x2

The new AyrMesh Hub2x2 is an outdoor, high-power, meshing WiFi access point. The new Hub2x2 is designed to deliver high-speed outdoor WiFi across large outdoor areas.

Trimble Adds New Distributor to its Global Vantage Network for Agriculture in Hungary

Vantage Distributors Provide Farmers with Simplified, Integrated Precision Ag Solutions that Increase Farm Efficiencies and Productivity

Maryland farm opens as hub of learning about sustainable agriculture

Bayer's ForwardFarming program launches in North America to foster dialogue, understanding about how our food can be grown in harmony with the environment

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