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Solectrac Wins 500K Bay Area Air Quality Grant to Demonstrate Electric Tractor Viability

The California Air Resources Board created a new project category late last year for advanced technology demonstration projects to show the viability of new technologies, such as Solectrac's electric tractors, to perform the same work as the diesel equipment they would repla

Linux-based Software for Automation

Linux has a lot to offer the automation industry. It is a stable and scalable alternative to Windows operating systems that allows for arguably greater connectivity between devices and systems.

Feeding Frontline Communities

Congress has a golden opportunity to create jobs and deliver nutritious, local, and sustainable produce to people who live in frontline and food desert communities. These are the people who suffer the most from a lack of access to nutritious produce.

Cattle Ranch Beefs Up Savings with Solar Energy

The farmer realized it would be more cost-effective and environmentally sound to begin sourcing their electricity from the sun. Impressively, the new solar system provides enough energy to irrigate 450 hectares (1,112 acres) of corn, oat and pastures for cattle ranching.

AeroFarms Partners To Launch First Vertical Farming Program Addressing Food Deserts, Inequity with Food Access & Education

The Vertical Farming Program will consist of 10 vertical farms throughout Jersey City located in senior centers, schools, public housing complexes, and municipal buildings. The 10 sites will grow 19,000 pounds of vegetables annually using water mist and minimal electricity.

The 3 Ways in Which COVID-19 is Pushing Ag Data Transformation

When it comes to agricultural technology, I think that some of the changes we are currently seeing will become permanent; COVID is forcing many of us to change the way we think and conduct our jobs.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Agronomists

The demand for agronomists in the agriculture industry is growing every single day. Producing profitable crops while minimizing a farmers risk and benefiting their operation in the long term is getting more and more complex every year.

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Upward Farms Announces Rebrand from Seed & Roe and Plans to Open a New Headquarter Farm in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Upward Farms' expansion accelerated with new $15 million capital investment, enabling the company to continue sustainably growing leafy greens and fish with the highest ecological and quality standards

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture: Now Is the Time, Reports IDTechEx

Many agricultural vehicle makers are going electric because the charging capability, affordability and other factors are rapidly falling into place just as they are for road vehicles.

Simply Fresh - India's Largest precision farm in the making!

In 2014, Simply fresh commenced its export operations. It’s then that the team realized the demand for fresh products and the need for safe and traceable agricultural produce.

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Reuters Events connecting industry leaders to shape the future of food

Reuters Events launches the new Food Chain Connect virtual conference to address the big issues facing the food & agriculture industry as it aims to safeguard global food security, improve consumer health & conserve the planet.

Exploring the growing impact of technology and data on agriculture and food

The Food & Agriculture team at Reuters Events is hosting a webinar on Thursday July 16 which will explore the growing impact that technology and data are having across agriculture and food.

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SWIIM System Launches SWIIM Certification™ Program for Farmers as a Nod to Water Sustainability Efforts

-Crop-water budget accounting firm, SWIIM System, launches SWIIM Certification™ for growers as a nod to water sustainability efforts-

Fluence Leads Global Research Initiative to Study Impact of Light Quality on Plant Development, Yield and Crop Quality

The ongoing multi-country and multi-crop initiative advances Fluence's and the greater horticultural industry's understanding of the interaction between light and life

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