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How Robotics Can Transform Agriculture

It’s not a stretch to imagine solo and small farm owners keeping up with the major organizations in the business thanks to improved efficiency, maximized output and faster harvest and care times.

Effects of Extreme Weather on Farming

When extreme weather strikes, lives and livelihoods are ruined, and farms are altered. Scientists are utilizing the most modern supercomputers to generate higher resolutions with greatly enhanced forecasting skill to help farmers beat extreme weather.

C2-A2 AGRODROID - world's new Smart Farming product

European software developer ‘Cognitive Technologies’ has developed the world's first industrial agrodroid for international agricultural market.

Farming Is a Tough Business, but New Trends Offer Opportunity

As the challenges to the agricultural industry continue to evolve, we must pay attention to the impact on farmers. We must support those who feed us by finding new ways to empower farmers, both professionally and personally.

XPONENTIAL 2018 is Just Around the Corner

This show is the perfect place to learn about new capabilities and technologies that are transforming the business of agriculture. You can see the next generation of unmanned technology and see how unmanned systems will advance agriculture today and in the future.

New Exoskeleton is Revolutionizing Work Processes

The Airframe is designed like a backpack and can be adjusted to almost any body size with an adjustable frame and straps. It supports the upper extremities of professionals and skilled trade workers who are exposed to repetitive arm motions and/or stationary arm elevation.

3 Aspects of Modern Farming That Need Data to Thrive

We must continue to improve the output and efficiency of our agriculture in the U.S. and across the globe. Utilizing data to generate timely recommendations for planting, irrigation, fertilization, spraying and harvest will allow us to provide citizens of the world with both

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Robots fight weeds in challenge to agrochemical giants

In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table on wheels scans the rows of crops with its camera, identifies weeds and zaps them with jets of blue liquid from its mechanical tentacles.

Innovative Greenhouses Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Janice Cantieri for National Geographic: Instead of trapping heat, these greenhouses are made with breathable, aluminum-coated cloth netting that reflects some of the sunlight, reducing inside temperatures.

Applications Now Open for The Radicle Automation Competition

Startups specializing in agriculture automation can now apply for a $250,000 minimum investment.

Harvesting & Transport - News Headlines

Could the Price of Labor-Intensive Crops Increase?

New AAEA Member research investigates the factors in AJAE article

Alelion electrifies heavy vehicle manufacturer KAMAG with move into new segment

Mölndal May 08, 2018 Alelion electrifies heavy vehicle manufacturer KAMAG with move into new segment The German manufacturer of heavy vehicles KAMAG Transporttechnik GmbH & Co. KG, partners up with Alelion Energy Systems AB as it focuses on sustainable autonomous vehicles - soon to be powered by Swedish lithium-ion batteries. The KAMAG order is a significant move for Alelion into a new segment and an important step towards Sweden's first factory for large-scale production of lithium-ion batteries for vehicles.

Global Agricultural Drones Market to cross $1 billion by 2024

Agricultural Drones Market size was over USD 300 million in 2016. Global shipments are set to grow at over 13% CAGR from 2017 to 2024.

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