AgriTech - Articles, Stories & Interviews
From beef blockchain to swine sensors, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator selects startups on the cutting edge of ag-tech
Record number of startups apply for third year of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator.
With many on-farm processes being repetitive, occurring at inconvenient times of the day or night, and having adverse effects on worker health and safety, the agricultural sector has the opportunity to develop and use autonomous machinery on-farm.
By positioning sensors, farmers can understand their crops at a micro scale, sustain resources, and reduce environmental impact.
The Future Of Food With Integrity: Eight Ventures Selected For Chipotle Cultivate Foundation's Aluminaries Project, Accelerating Positive Change In The Food Industry
Eight food-focused, growth-stage ventures to participate in accelerator program to take their businesses to the next level and work toward cultivating a better world.
Technology can, and already does, aid agriculture in innumerable ways. One prominent part of agriculture that can use technological innovation to increase efficiency and effectiveness is irrigation.
Modern growers incorporate tools like software, sensors, and robotics into their operations. But as agriculture become increasingly digital, how do technology creators build products that are as useful as possible?
AgriTech - Featured Stories
Agri-Tech East to investigate how Controlled Environment Agriculture can disrupt the value-chain
Indigo Agriculture Launches Indigo Transportâ„˘, a Digital Logistics Platform to Expand Options for Growers and Streamline the Agriculture Supply Chain
Indigo Transport manages the pick-up, transportation, and delivery of grain between shipper and buyer. By offering a network of independent carriers for transporting grain around the country, the platform enables growers to accept the best bid for their crop.
Big indoor farms are attracting big investments. But transforming agriculture might depend on putting nanofarms everywhereâ€”maybe even in your home.
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Innovative project prepares to begin commercial operations in the first half of 2019
Heliospectra's helioCOREâ„˘ Light Control System Recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers with a 2019 AE50 Award
The AE50 winners represent the best innovations in agricultural and crop production and include machines, systems, components, software and services. An expert panel of engineers select the winning 50 products from numerous entries submitted each year.
Liht Cannabis Corp. To Exclusively Use Leading-Edge Lighting Technology By Agnetix In British Columbia Cultivation Facilities
Agnetix will provide its high powered LED lighting technology for our projects in British Columbia, including the newly announced 486,000 sq. ft of high-tech indoor cultivation facilities.
On Feb. 22, Living Greens Farm Will Open Their Third Grow Room In Faribault, Minn.
Local farmers' ability to sell biomass to Iggesund Paperboard's paperboard mill at Workington will return over 1.5 million pounds annually to the local agricultural industry. The initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. It was recently given Rushlight Bioenergy Award. The Rushlight Awards is a set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and internationally.
AgriTech - Featured Product
maxon launches the next generation of positioning controllers - the EPOS4. A high performance module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. Suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed and brushless DC motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders.
AgriTech - Featured Company
Founded in 1966 and based in Hartland, Wisconsin, Dorner is a privately held World Leader in the design, applications, manufacturing, and integration of conveyor systems. Companies from over 1,200 different industries worldwide turn to Dorner to achieve improved efficiency, productivity, and a positive ROI.