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PFAS and Water Quality: Can We Remove “Forever Chemicals” from Our Water?

Recently, much media coverage has exposed the existence of so-called “forever chemicals,” known as PFAS, or Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Over the years, PFAS have become widespread in the environment – including water supplies around the world.

Modernizing Livestock Transportation: Evaluating 7 Innovations

Transporting livestock is often more complicated than it first appears. Any unnecessary stress, movement or discomfort can jeopardize the animals’ health, even resulting in death. Thankfully, innovative technology can help keep livestock safe and comfortable.

Urban Gardening-The Next Step to Bring Greenery Back in the Concrete Jungle.

Here’s a guide to help you understand what urban gardening entails and why it is the key to meeting growing demand while helping urban consumers and communities exercise control over the way their food is grown.

Smart VR – The Recipe for Higher Yields, Lower Input Costs

At Warren Farms, Mack and his father explored more innovative approaches to maximizing their yields. They started by upgrading their equipment for specific areas as well as flat-rating higher amounts of fertilizer.

Robot Solution for Automating the Lettuce Harvest

In England, agricultural technology and machinery experts are working with IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH (Obersulm, Germany) to develop a robotic solution to automate lettuce harvesting.

Autonomous Agricultural Robots Revolutionize Organic Farming

Up-and-coming companies such as the Dutch Pixelfarming Robotics are developing systems that have the potential to change agriculture long term. One of the keys for the global success: a smart energy system, that is tailored for agricultural applications!

Take a Look Under The Hood of Award Winning Fruit Tech Startup Hectre

Hectre are bringing clever simplicity to the US orchard industry, delivering gains to fruit farmers. The popular NZ fruit tech company were named winners in the global AgTech BreakThrough Awards and are now double finalists in another prestigious awards program.

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XAG promotes drones in Vietnam to boost rice farming while cutting fertilizer use

From direct seeding, pesticide spraying to fertilizer application, XAG's agricultural drones have seen its increasing popularity among rural youth who are keen to earn a decent salary as drone pilot.

Case Study from Biome Makers: Biological Input Analysis

Rogitex inc. wanted to verify the effects of their agricultural ag input, Humic Land, on bell pepper on yields during a winter crop. Humic Land is a highly water-soluble organic soil amendment containing high Humic Acids and Fulvic Acids.

Solar-Powered Robot To Help Farm Agricultural Fields

It's expected that solar energy products will become more prevalent across several industries, including agriculture. Below, let's explore what kinds of new solar technologies are helping to farm agricultural fields.

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GoodLeaf, Adastra Partner on Project to Boost Crop Yields

SCALE AI INVESTS $1M TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SMART DATA-CAPTURE PLATFORM

Enhanced Insurance Protection Available This Spring to Canola Farmers

Farmers Edge wholly owned subsidiary, DigiAg Risk Management, announces its Canola Heat Blast Yield Protection is available to Canadian farmers as a standard property and casualty insurance product with no legal entity or minimum asset requirements

Commercial UAV Expo Conference Program Announced!

The 2022 edition of Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas is set to be the most valuable yet for commercial drone professionals

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IDS Imaging Development Systems Inc.

IDS is a leading manufacturer of industrial cameras "Made in Germany" with USB or GigE interfaces. Equipped with state of the art CMOS sensors, the extensive camera portfolio ranges from low-cost project cameras, to small, powerful models with PoE functionality or robust cameras with housings that fulfill the prerequisites for protection code IP65/67. For quick, easy and precise 3D machine vision tasks IDS offers the Ensenso series. With the novel vision app-based sensors and cameras of IDS NXT the company opens up a new dimension in image processing. Whether in an industrial or non-industrial setting: IDS cameras and sensors assist companies worldwide in optimizing processes, ensuring quality, driving research, conserving raw materials, and serving people. They provide reliability, efficiency and flexibility for your application.