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Illumitex Pivots to a Pure-Play AgTech FarmVisionAI™ Company

Illumitex terminates LED lighting operations to accelerate FarmVisionAI™, a computer-vision artificial-intelligence platform uniquely enabling the digital transformation of indoor farming

Agriculture Manufacturing Trends to Watch

Like many other industries, agriculture has discovered the benefits of data mobility, industry 4.0, and new technologies that unlock productivity and cost savings.

Weather Forecasting for the Farmer

To produce a successful crop, a farmer needs to be aware of the moisture, light, and temperature. Detailed weather information, which includes past records, present weather and future forecasts are required.

Scale Microgrid Solutions and Schneider Electric Power Indoor Farming Company Fifth Season to Deliver Reliable and Sustainable Food

Microgrid features Scale Microgrid Solution's standardized modules, including a rooftop solar array, natural gas generator and a lithium-ion battery energy storage system.

Utilizing Tissue Culture to Produce High-quality Cannabis Clones

Growers must consider several factors when selecting a product configuration: their cultivation setup and environment, and their desired crop.

Freight Farms and Sodexo Announce Strategic National Partnership to Grow Food Onsite at School Campuses Across the U.S.

With sustainability and transparency in mind, partnership will enable year-round on-campus food production at university and K-12 educational institutions and other national Sodexo clients.

Ventilation and Feed Systems

In modern agriculture, there is a constant requirement to optimize and streamline production to achieve the best results. In the key sectors of pork and poultry production, successful breeding and laying will only happen within a surprisingly specific range of conditions...

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The changing face of global agriculture and its impact on the demand for humic acid

Humic substances play an essential role in building a nutritious soil system which significantly contribute towards development of more resilient plants.

Next Generation of Greenhouses May Be Fully Solar Powered

Many greenhouses could become energy neutral by using see-through solar panels to harvest energy – primarily from the wavelengths of light that plants don’t use for photosynthesis.

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY MARKET

Plant biotechnology plays a vital role in developing new varieties and traits, which include transgenic (genetic engineered) crops, using genetics and genomics and marker-assisted selection (MAS).

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Grow Solutions' Aeropods will be studied at the University of British Columbia by its third-year students to assess the Aeropods carbon footprint

Grow Solutions is pleased to be working with a group of 3rd year undergraduate students at the University of British Columbia to answer that question. UBC's Land and Food Systems Core Series ("LFS 350") uses real-world examples to prepare students to tackle complex issues around agriculture, environment, and community.

FarmTrade.com announces record-breaking early-season buying

Here's why farmers are getting some excellent online deals...

SVG Ventures announces THRIVE Australia Challenge winners and investment in 3 Australian startups in the AgriFood Tech Sector

SVG Ventures-THRIVE existing global Corporate Partners include leading agriculture and technology corporations such as Corteva, Driscoll berries, Kubota, Trimble, Taylor Farms, Valmont, Yamaha & Forbes who's focus is on finding solutions and potential investment opportunities.

Trendlines Agrifood Fund Makes First Investment

The Trendlines Agrifood Fund is investing US$1.6 million (of an US$10 million round) alongside lead investor BASF Venture Capital, the investment arm of global materials and chemical company BASF, as well as existing investors Fortissimo Capital, a leading Israeli private equity fund, and Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets and a pioneer in new vegetable proteins.

Agri10x wins prestigious Gulfood award

Agri10x added yet another feather to its cap by winning the coveted Gulfood Startup Programme Award held in Dubai, UAE, on Feb 16, 2020. The tough battle saw 30 international start-ups competing for the prestigious title.

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Parvalux Farming motors for Agricultural Applications

Parvalux Farming motors for Agricultural Applications

British-made farming motors at Parvalux are available off-the-shelf, customizable or as a fully customized 'from scratch' solution, enabling you to tailor a geared motor to your precise requirements. Whether you require a specific shaft length or material, dynamic braking or another one of our customization options, we'll help you make sure your customers' farms run like clockwork.

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IDS Imaging Development Systems Inc.

IDS Imaging Development Systems Inc.

IDS is a leading manufacturer of industrial cameras "Made in Germany" with USB or GigE interfaces. Equipped with state of the art CMOS sensors, the extensive camera portfolio ranges from low-cost project cameras, to small, powerful models with PoE functionality or robust cameras with housings that fulfill the prerequisites for protection code IP65/67. For quick, easy and precise 3D machine vision tasks IDS offers the Ensenso series. With the novel vision app-based sensors and cameras of IDS NXT the company opens up a new dimension in image processing. Whether in an industrial or non-industrial setting: IDS cameras and sensors assist companies worldwide in optimizing processes, ensuring quality, driving research, conserving raw materials, and serving people. They provide reliability, efficiency and flexibility for your application.