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Every week is harvest season in Western-designed hybrid farm

The year-round farming system, as conceived, can be attached to retail locations like grocery stores to provide zero-mile food supply, nearly anywhere in Canada.

Know Your Pests to Grow Your Best | How Automated Pest Monitoring is Transforming Farming

A beacon of innovation in a field ripe for technological infusion, this modern solution doesn’t just aim to replace the old guard of pest detection; it seeks to revolutionize it, turning what was once a reactive measure into a proactive, real-time strategy.

Gocious aids AGCO in their mission to help farmers feed the world through product roadmap innovation

Across ACGO, all team members now have real-time transparency into dynamic product roadmaps. By increasing collaboration among AGCO brands and departments, teams can now focus more on product management and less on project management.

Solar + Sheep = Success! Renewable ways to live off the land

The success of “solar grazing” programs at Arnprior and other facilities across Canada and the U.S. has garnered attention from landowners, sheep farmers and solar developers alike.

Improving Water Use Efficiency in Pepper Cultivation: Collaborative Efforts by Gardin Agritech and Bayer Crop Science

Utilising Gardin’s advanced phenotyping technologies, the collaboration aims to optimize water management strategies while maintaining crop productivity in protected cultivation under plastic cover.

‘Autonomous Growing: win-win for team and company’

More and more companies in horticulture around the world start working with Autonomous Growing. Why do they choose to start working with artificial intelligence (AI) in the greenhouse from a business perspective? Blue Radix asked three CEOs.

Sustainable Sourcing: Committing Regenerative Agriculture

Cutting-edge technologies are revolutionizing how we grow food, ensuring a secure and environmentally responsible agricultural system for generations to come. It’s about creating a world of sustainable sourcing.

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Managing a busy multi-point wireless network

Here Matthew Youngs, marketing manager at wireless telemetry specialist Mantracourt, shares some advice on how to manage traffic on a busy wireless network.

Fluence Drives Improved Yields with Cannabis Cultivator Clade9

In the first grow cycle since installing Fluence’s RAPTR LED light fixtures, California-based specialty grower Clade9 experienced 70% higher yields while maintaining product quality

Emerging Solutions for 5 Persistent Agricultural Equipment Issues

Agricultural equipment has come a long way over the industry’s history, but machine-related problems remain prominent. Addressing these issues is becoming increasingly crucial as a growing population demands higher farm productivity.

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Fluence Drives Improved Yields with Cannabis Cultivator Clade9

In the first grow cycle since installing Fluence's RAPTR LED light fixtures, California-based specialty grower Clade9 experienced 70% higher yields while maintaining product quality

Cree LED Recognized with Four 2024 BrightStar Awards from LEDs Magazine

LEDs Magazine Recognizes Cree LED with BrightStar Industry Awards. (Graphic: Business Wire) The BrightStar Awards recognize five key factors: performance, reliability, efficiency, ease of integration/use, and innovation in the design of LED-based lighting products and components.

NEC X Invests in AgTech Startup Verdi, Integrates AI-powered Platform With NEC's CropScope Smart Farming Initiative

Verdi Partners with NEC X to Rapidly Scale Its Groundbreaking Platform for Farm Automation

AGCO Invests in Innova Ag Innovation Fund VI to Drive the Next Generation of Farming

AGCO announced its recent investment in the Innova Ag Innovation Fund VI of venture capital firm Innova Memphis. The deal aligns with AGCO's approach to support the next generation of farming through advanced solutions that promise a more automated, digitized and sustainable future for agriculture.

SOLLUM TECHNOLOGIES AND DAMATEX ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

SOLLUM'S SUNAAS AND DAMATEX CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS INTEGRATION TO ENHANCE GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT.

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NORD IE5+ Motors: Highest Gearmotor Efficiency in a Compact Design

NORD IE5+ Motors: Highest Gearmotor Efficiency in a Compact Design

NORD gear units, motors, and electronic control products focus on durability, adaptability, and high efficiency for a wide range of manufacturing applications with over 20,000,000 standard configuration options. Featuring IE5+ PMS motors that can work effectively at partial loads and low speeds thanks to their constant torque and high overload capacity. Their smooth surface and ventilated designs provide ultimate versatility and variant reduction. Combined with surface protection options, such as IP69k or NORD's state-of-the-art nsd tupH Sealed Surface Conversion System, NORD drives are ready to take on the demands of extreme manufacturing environments.

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In agricultural applications, solutions that can stand up to rough conditions such as dirt, dust, heat, shock and edge loads are essential. Igus makes this possible with its cable carriers and plastic bearings that are characterized by their outstanding resilience and long service life. These products can be used in tractors, disc harrows, fertilizers, field sprayers, and other agricultural equipment. In many applications, metallic bushings or recirculating ball bearing guides can be replaced by self-lubricating polymer plain bearings to not only improve technology, but significantly reduce costs as well.