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Of all the new technologies appearing on the farm, “remote sensing” systems (devices that measure conditions from a distance, commonly an aircraft or satellite) are unique in their ability to deliver information on the existing conditions in the field.
Field health images can be compared with other important data layers, such as yield, to give farmers a deeper understanding of crop performance that they can use as they plan for the next season.
This method could render crops more resilient against disease, helping mitigate crop wastage throughout the world. Since the system can be implemented by re-wiring plants’ natural defence mechanisms, no external genetic circuitry needs to be added.
The intensive plant nursery, located in North Lincolnshire, England, will be the largest indoor farm in Europe, producing up to 420 tonnes of leafy greens per year across a growing area of 5120m2, arranged in racks rising to the height of 11m.
Osram’s smart horticulture lighting system prototype used in NASA ground research to help provide space crews with a reliable source of fresh food.
When extreme weather strikes, lives and livelihoods are ruined, and farms are altered. Scientists are utilizing the most modern supercomputers to generate higher resolutions with greatly enhanced forecasting skill to help farmers beat extreme weather.
As we move from spring to summer, an interesting question arises: should those hoping for big corn yields this fall be cheering for a cooler- or warmer-than-normal summer?
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“We think this is the best use-case of AI (Artificial Intelligence) today. We’ve basically turned a vocal sound into a machine command and proven integration of different systems is possible,” says CEO Darryn Keiller.
Scott Willis for WAER: It goes without saying that agriculture is heavily dependent on the weather, and nature. So when Beak and Skiff partner Peter Fleckenstein heard of a way to eliminate some of that uncertainty, he jumped at the chance.
Buckeye Relief has deployed Fluence horticulture lighting in an indoor cannabis facility. The Ohio based cultivator is preparing to rapidly address the need for medical-grade cannabis with an innovative vertical farming strategy.
AgriTech - News Headlines
Frost & Sullivan's Webinar Identifies the Top 5 Agriculture Technologies Improving Productivity and Driving Growth
Innovations like Precision Agriculture Create Growth Opportunities in Farming Industry
"One of the most empowering things any woman can do is to engage in the legislative process," said CWA State President Sara Reid-Herman. "Most legislators, and their staff, are genuinely interested in their constituent's views, and if we aren't sharing our perspectives and opinions, no one will."
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Iowa Women in Agriculture invites has announced its 12th annual conference at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny Aug. 2. This year's theme is Connections, Challenges and Celebrations.
The company is once again awarded for its innovative spirit and for the development of cutting-edge technologies at the service of improving crop yields.
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