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Solar-powered Solutions on the Farm: Purdue-affiliated Company Completes Microgrid for Crop Production Facility
Adding solar power with energy storage was the first step in the company's long-term vision of lowering its carbon footprint and using clean energy to power its operation.
The world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, for which erosion is responsible for a considerable portion. Farmers and other professionals that disrupt the landscape, like construction teams, must do what they can to stop this trend.
Ripening of the fruit can be slowed down or accelerated by adjusting the temperature and humidity as well as by providing a targeted supply of ethylene gas and regulating the CO2 concentration.
In July 2015, the Government of India launched a 'Digital India Programme', with a vision of driving the efforts to transform India into a digitally empowered society and a well-informed economy.
It may have been billed as a contest between man and machine. But two opposing teams in a smart agriculture competition that pit data scientists against traditional growers have since gone into business together.
Since the initial release of our Indoor AgTech Landscape in 2019, indoor agriculture has continued to garner tremendous attention and investment because of the compelling benefits of growing food in a controlled indoor environment.
In five to 10 years we will see more aerial and ground robots operating alongside the farmers. And farmers will be able to proactively manage their farms using modern AI capabilities and generate better yields and profits–with optimum sustainability.
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By saving energy, and creating a sustainable ecosystem, CUBE is elaborating a decentralized farming solution that can be set up in any city without relying on imports and logistics for easy access to a traceable food supply.
The concept of farming may be as old as the modern human race, but new advances in agricultural tech are changing the way we approach it. How are new advances in agtech working to reduce food insecurity and avoid problems with food distribution?
Five new products, including the XAG P50 and P100 Agricultural Drone, XAG M500 and M2000 Remote Sensing Drone, and the updated XAG R150 Unmanned Ground Vehicle, are released in China and will be available for global sales in 2022.
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Lifeasible, a plant biotechnology company offering a wide array of molecular breeding services, with the goal to help plant breeders identify and introduce desirable traits into plant varieties with high efficiency, now provides worldwide customers with specialized and customized one-stop services in GWAS plant breeding.
Under the partnership, Roger and AgTrax will integrate their digital solutions to allow mutual agribusiness customers access to their intuitive data platforms. This seamless flow of information between systems will digitize older manual business processes and streamline business operations, resulting in fewer manual errors and more new business with faster payments.
Soli Organic Announces Seed Genetics Partnership with Rutgers University, Deploys Precision AI Technology to Boost Plant Resource Use Efficiency
-Multi-year R&D partnership with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will prioritize optimizing organic seed genetics for indoor cultivation, with a focus on yield and consumer-desired attributes -Technology developed by AI and IoT company Koidra will give Soli Organic an additional edge on unit economics and reduce environmental impact by precisely matching inputs with each plant's needs
Bowery to use latest financing to continue growth of its smart indoor farm network across U.S., including expansion beyond East Coast with new farms in Georgia and Texas
AppHarvest Founder and CEO Jonathan Webb will lead the Indoor Ag-Con keynote presentation, "How Tech In Farming Can Build A Resilient Food System," on Monday, February 28, 2022 from 11:00 am - 11:50 am. A headliner event at the February 28 - March 1, 2022 edition of the trade show and conference for the indoor|vertical farming industry at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, Webb's discussion will focus on what needs to be done to truly fix the world's food system.
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