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How Variable Rate Swath Control Helps the Farmer

Using GPS technology, farmers can control the variable swath of a field. Swath control is where a farmer controls the size of the swath a certain piece of equipment takes through the field.

Trends in robotics: Cobots, agribots and medical robots

From recreational robots such as drones, to critical operational robots in the medical field, robotic technology is changing our daily lives.

XAG Drones Tested, Add Sweet Spot for South Africa's Sugar Crisis

Drones, with specialty spraying technology, was deployed for a recent sugarcane ripening trail in South Africa, showing an evident increase in the amount of sugar extracted from these canes.

CubicFarms Leverages Its Expertise in Controlled-environment Agriculture and Announces Launch of New Control Room System and Sale to Career Field Farmer and Entrepreneur

CubicFarms’ Control Room is assembled inside its proprietary stainless steel, fully insulated growing chamber with the option to customize features such as lighting, automated irrigation, nutrient delivery, full climate control for temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide

Sowing a Precise Crop - How Micromotors Can Be Used in the Agricultural Industry

Agriculture is a demanding and developing industry. One farming tractor can now do in a day what used to take 100 people, a week. While the industry is literally, reaping the benefits of demand, this does provoke concerns over pesticide use and soil health.

5G Is Coming to Agriculture

5G speeds surpass wireline network speeds and offer latency of 1 millisecond or lower, which is advantageous for applications that require real-time feedback. 5G will facilitate an increase in the amount of data transmitted over wireless systems.

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.

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AGTECH NEXT SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL

Virtual AgTech NEXT conference sessions will be held from 12 – 1 PM CDT on Tuesdays, beginning September 22 with a keynote by Dr. Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods through November 10, with a break on November 3, election day.

COMPANIES WILL EITHER SINK, SWIM, OR SURF DEPENDING ON THE MATURITY OF THEIR DIGITAL READINESS

• Exceptional ROI expected for companies who have embraced digital technologies amid COVID-19 • New normal will include hybrid models of digital technology with physical activity • COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented levels of global collaboration

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

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KEYNOTE LINEUP FOR VIRTUAL COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO AMERICAS 2020 INCLUDES LEADERS FROM FAA, CISA AND THE WHITE HOUSE

Additional keynote panels are Drone Delivery in the Era of a Pandemic; UPS Panel on Building a Drone Delivery Airline While Balancing the Gender Equation; and Expanded Operations, Regulatory Update and Lessons Learned from IPP.

Impact of COVID-19 on Biorational Insecticides Market: Value Chain, Dynamics and Key Players Agralan Limited, Bayer AG, BASF SE, Bioworks, Inc., etc

Due to the pandemic, we have included a special section on the Impact of COVID 19 on the Biorational Insecticides Market which would mention How the Covid-19 is Affecting the Industry, Market Trends and Potential Opportunities in the COVID-19 Landscape, Key Regions and Proposal for Biorational Insecticides Market Players to battle Covid-19 Impact.

Impact of COVID-19 on Potato Starch Production Line Market: Value Chain, Dynamics and Key Players Lushan Win Tone Machinery Manufacture Co.,Ltd., Gelgoog, MICROTEC ENGINEERING GROUP, SUDSTARKE, Zhengzhou Longer Machinery Co., etc

Due to the pandemic, we have included a special section on the Impact of COVID 19 on the Potato Starch Production Line Market which would mention How the Covid-19 is Affecting the Industry, Market Trends and Potential Opportunities in the COVID-19 Landscape, Key Regions and Proposal for Potato Starch Production Line Market Players to battle Covid-19 Impact.

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Parvalux Farming motors for Agricultural Applications
Parvalux Farming motors for Agricultural Applications

Parvalux Farming motors for Agricultural Applications

British-made farming motors at Parvalux are available off-the-shelf, customizable or as a fully customized 'from scratch' solution, enabling you to tailor a geared motor to your precise requirements. Whether you require a specific shaft length or material, dynamic braking or another one of our customization options, we'll help you make sure your customers' farms run like clockwork.

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