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Researchers Reveal Plant Defense Toolkit and Insights for Fighting Crop Diseases

Representing a major advance for plant biology, the findings have important implications for the management of dangerous crop diseases which represent significant threats to food security.

AgTech Software Solutions Aren’t One-Size-Fits-All

The way we grow is changing and so are the tools we need to be successful. Here are a few recommendations from some of the farms that I’ve seen are doing it right.

Control VPD and Rule the Greenhouse

I’d like to talk about the most important part of VPD namely, how it impacts your production and how can you manipulate it to increase your sales. Notice I didn’t say increase production, because if you do things correctly it’s not the pounds of harvest the matters.

Visit the Farm Science Review Trade Show

At the FSR, research scientists, academia and industry come together to impart their knowledge with people all over Ohio, across the country and around the world. The object of the show is to create a more sustainable world.

Husky UGV Turns Over a New Leaf

The modern-day desire for efficiency through automation has spread its way into every industry. Even in the agriculture sector, unmanned ground vehicles are being considered to supplement work with crops and improve farm management.

Using Data to Drive Orchard Automation

The world’s first mango auto-harvester was presented at the recent Australian Mango conference in Darwin, while the first commercial robotic apple harvester is already in use in New Zealand.

How Governments Are Using AgTech For Better Insurance

With the emergence of agtech start-ups that rely on specific tech-led innovation within the insurance value chain, it has helped expedite the speed with which farmers receive necessary reimbursements and support.

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Crop One Holdings and Sananbio Announce Strategic Partnership to Jointly Develop Vertical Farms

For future projects developed jointly, Crop One will lead project development and plant operations, contributing its best-in-class plant science and controls technology, and SNAP will provide LED lighting and its proprietary modular growing systems.

High consumer expectations, low levels of appreciation make it tough to be a farmer, finds new research

Farmers should care most about "providing safe, healthy, abundant and affordable food," said a majority of survey takers. Yet those same respondents would prefer their food come from smaller/specialty, local or organic farms—which can't necessarily compete on cost.

MetoMotion Receives $1.5 Million Investment From Netherlands-based Strategic Partner for Its Greenhouse Robotic Worker (GRoW)

MetoMotion has developed a multipurpose robotic system, GRoW, for labor-intensive tasks in greenhouses to reduce the reliance on and high costs of human labor in greenhouse vegetable production.

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Vertical Field Launches the Largest Ever Research Study on the Potential Environmental and Health Impacts of Ag-tech-based "Smart Living Walls"

The world-first research, in conjunction with Bar-Ilan University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, explores the effects and benefits of smart eco-advanced living walls in urban environments

Agricultural Equipment Market to be worth USD 332.9 Billion by 2024

Based on product type, the global agricultural equipment market is segmented into tractors, combine harvesters, threshers, rotavators, self-propelled vertical conveyer reaper, zero till seed drill, multi crop planter, power tiller, laser land leveler, power weeder, drip irrigation equipment, sprinkler irrigation equipment, rice transplanters and others.

GROWMARK Teams Up with Solinftec to Increase Farm Efficiency

Technology will help growers apply fields faster and more accurately

Themar Al Emarat Selects Al-Bahar and Caterpillar for 5.94 MW Hybrid Energy Solution at Climate-Controlled Greenhouse Operation in UAE

The solution from Al-Bahar and Caterpillar includes nearly 23,000 Cat PVT117 photovoltaic modules that generate up to 2.7 MW of solar-powered energy and five Cat 3412 diesel generator sets that supply 3.24 MW of power.

Artemis, Publisher of State of Indoor Farming Report, Launches First Annual Global Ag Report Survey

Data and insights on emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities for enterprise specialty crop farmers to be included in new generation of State of Indoor Farming Report, now Artemis Global Ag Report

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