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7 Common Questions About Autodosing in Hydroponics

With practice, many hydroponic growers can fine-tune their growing environment to remove bottlenecks, minimize maintenance, and increase the quality of their produce. One way they do this is through automated nutrient dosing.

Agrivoltaics Becoming Multi-Billion Dollar Industry, Reveals IDTechEx

Flexible solar such as copper indium gallium diselenide CIGS is a multi-billion dollar success on city building facades because no strengthening is needed. Harmlessly, farmers could use it across walls and buildings, selling the power.

Magnetic Separator for Chocolate Flakes

We received a request from a producer of chocolate garnish for cakes, biscuits and yoghurt. The garnish is in the form of chips and granules that could possibly contain tiny pieces of metal less than 1 mm in diameter.

How 4 Young Vertical Farming Visionaries Built a Thriving Business in Just 3 Years

An enthusiastic evangelist for modern vertical farming, Wihelmsson explained, “We took the concept of farming outdoors and brought it indoors, creating a controlled ecosystem where we can grow under optimal conditions year-round. We have a facility here of 7,000 sq meters.

Cultivating Farmland Precisely and as Needed

Digitized and automated processes are becoming increasingly important in modern agricultural enterprises. Machine vision methods play a key role here. Among other things, they can be used for a variety of precision farming applications.

Smart Technology in Farming

Smart farming involves the incorporation of advanced technologies into existing farming methods in order to increase production efficiency and the quality of the agricultural products.

Traceability in the Food and Beverage Supply Chain

Manufacturing is beset by major challenges that are made worse by hyper shifts in supply and demand. Three main areas that are persistently an issue for Manufacturers are quality and safety issues, waste and underperforming assets, and high environmental impact.

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Grōv Technologies Announces World's Largest, Most Advanced Indoor Vertical Farming System for Year-round Fresh Animal Feed

Utilizing micro-sensors, big data and science-based growing protocols, the Grōv Olympus Tower Farm brings economically viable and environmentally sustainable feed solutions to dairy and beef producers

SANANBIO ARK, the Mobile Farm for All Climates that Supplies Communities with Fresh Local Food

SANANBIO, a leading vertical farming solution provider announces the availability of its climate controlled mobile farm for growers globally.

How the Ag Industry Can Use Technology to Navigate Labor Management

COVID-19 is forcing the agriculture industry to re-examine long-held practices and bringing new regulations for safety. Farms that made the move to digital are better equipped to efficiently communicate and work with their labor force, but it's not too late to catch up.

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Fixposition showcases new Vision-RTK solution for challenging scenarios in precision agriculture at FIRA 2020

Vision-RTK tackles situations with limited satellite reception and enables new possibilities for precise positioning in agriculture

Plant-Grow Launches New Program for agricultural distributors and resellers of microbial soil supplement products

Plant-Grow Inc., a leading US provider of microbial products and solutions, is launching a brand new channel program called Plant-Grower 2021. The program is an incentive program under which registered Plant-Grow resellers and distributors are rewarded with commission and points for outstanding performance. By becoming Plant-Grower member, resellers and distributors earn money while helping farmers gain increased yield and profit, and save the earth at the same time! For more information on the program go to http://www.plant-grow.com

Nutrien Launching Industry's Most Comprehensive Carbon Program to Drive Sustainability in Agriculture

New End-to-end Carbon Program Offers Growers Incentives to Use Climate-Smart Practices within Nutrien's Commercial Sustainability Offering

Contract Farming: A Boon or Bane?

This article talks about the topical 'Contract Farming' debate ongoing due to recent reforms initiated by the Indian Government. It aims to provide a holistic outlook on what contract farming is and how it may be beneficial for providing a structure to the Indian Agricultural Landscape.

New Discovery by SMART Allows Early Detection of Shade Avoidance Syndrome in Plants

Researchers use Raman spectroscopy for early detection of SAS, which can help farmers better monitor plant health and lead to improved crop yield

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LORD Sensing Systems - Inertial Sensing Products

LORD Sensing Systems - Inertial Sensing Products

The C-series high performing inertial sensor package provides an OEM form-factor that is optimized for size and weight in Off Highway, Unmanned Ground Vehicles/Mobile Robots and Unmanned Aerial Systems. It's compact and low-profile anodized aluminum housing can be connected directly to a printed circuit board using a UART header or a Samtec FFSD ribbon cable and 2-56 fasteners.

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CIMON Inc.

CIMON Inc.

CIMON is a leading industrial automation company focused on process control and manufacturing. Since its foundation in 1999, CIMON has grown from emerging Asian markets into Europe and North America thanks to several award-winning product lineups, including the Xpanel HMI series, PLC and PLC-S series, Xpanel Hybrid, UltimateAccess SCADA software, and industrial PCs. CIMON has been working with manufacturers for over 20 years and has gained the trust of well-respected companies such as LG, Samsung, General Motors, Kia, Hankook, SK Chemicals, Posco, and Durex. Hardware and software are developed simultaneously at CIMON, allowing for optimal product supply and system design solutions that increase facility efficiency and response time in the market while reducing long-term costs. Some industries CIMON works with include the automotive industry, oil and gas industry, power plants, electronics, water and wastewater management, aerospace, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, food and beverage, chemical, packaging, paper and pulp, farming, and many others.