Precision Farming - Articles, Stories & Interviews
It’s amazing how much technology has become an everyday part of our family farm, which has grown to 2,100 acres. Instead of a notebook, we use digital tools like FieldView™ so we have all of our data right at our fingertips.
Few market sectors are as dynamic as agriculture. The value-chain has to manage volatile prices, changeable weather, 24/7 consumer demands, regulatory changes and global challenges
New York City alone has over 14,000 acres in prime rooftop real estate; it’s no surprise rooftop farms are mushrooming all over the US. Chicago has 509 roofs which are now partially or fully covered with vegetation.
Agriculture drones are the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used in various agricultural applications, such as precision farming, livestock monitoring, smart greenhouse, precision fish farming, horticulture, and forestry.
Although crop insurance claims are something most farmers fear, with the advent of digital agriculture technologies, many data technology companies are now able to provide streamlined reporting and better risk management modeling by partnering with crop insurance providers.
While there may not be as many people trying to ‘build their own’ as in 2017, the heavy investment in AgTech is sparking a round of products and inventions that will never be viable because they lack a vision and connection to the farmer from day one.
As the grower, trusted advisor, and the technologist move to a suite of precision technologies from the early adopter stage to the mainstream majority, we can get the next wave of innovation in the hands of the early adopters and the chasm will be crossed sooner than later.
Precision Farming - Featured Stories
The remote sensing technology in the precision farming market is expected to witness a growth rate of over 17% over the forecast timeline.
Trace Genomics received an investment from FoodShot Venture Partner, S2G Ventures. Additionally, the $535,000 GroundBreaker Prize was awarded to 3 individuals doing groundbreaking work in soil health to support a healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system.
TerraClear Announces $6.1M Financing Round and Leadership Additions to Automate Rock Picking in Agriculture
TerraClear adds McIlwain to Board, Thompson as President, opens test lab in Idaho, and nearly doubles available cash
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In the wake of record setting rainfall, the new VRA zone tool will help growers create precise in-season zones
CROP+™ technology is helping growers manage crop loss due to herbicide stress to maintain plant performance and crop yield
Altair Semiconductor Showcases First Ever Successful Application of LTE CAT-M/NB-IoT Solution on 450 MHz
Altair's Cellular IoT chipset, ALT1250, provides LTE Connectivity for a host of inter-connected farming solutions in Brazil, where agricultural workers are embracing the IoT revolution, connecting millions of acres to a global cellular network.
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