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How Big Data Can Manage Smart Farming

Farming has never been an exact science. Nature is unpredictable and oftentimes unforgiving. Even the slightest changes to weather patterns and temperature can decimate whole fields if they’re not harvested in time.

Technology Beats Humans at Growing Strawberries at Greenhouses in Pinduoduo Smart Agriculture Competition

The four technology teams, which employed data analysis, intelligent sensors and greenhouse automation, produced an average of 6.86 kilograms of strawberries, or 196% more than the 2.32 kilograms average for the three teams of traditional growers.

How COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Do Business

Some of the effects of this pandemic on how we work, live and interact with each other are likely to last much longer than the pandemic itself. I thought it useful to list some of the effects we’re likely to experience in ag retail & agronomy.

Readers Choice 2020: Satellite Imaging for Agriculture

About 12% of the Earth's land is used for growing crops. As the world’s population grows, greater demands are placed on agriculture than ever before, and growers are depending on satellite data to increase their crops.

Readers Choice 2020: Age Of Agriculture Robots: Fruit-Picking Robots And Drones To Take Over Farms

What’s more, from shepherding to nursery planting, robots have already made their way into the agriculture industry. The death of skilled labor is another factor that propels the demand for agricultural robots.

Readers Choice 2020: 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.

So, You Want to be a Farmer

But, if you are set on becoming a farmer, there are many schools to attend and courses that you can take. There is no degree necessary to start plowing, but it would be beneficial to have a knowledge of the industry.

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5 Innovative Agritech For Small Farms

With agritech, farmers are able to better understand their crops at a smaller scale, conserve resources, and reduce environmental impacts. And now, this technology has blended into smaller farms and producers.

Happy New Year from Atlas, Spot and Handle

The Boston Dynamics crew got together to celebrate the start of what we all hope will be a happier year. Happy New Year from all of us.

Use of AI and Big Data Analytics in AgriTech

Satellites, UAVs, and remote sensors have been created that monitor farms for 24 hours per day consistently, hence, empowering the farmers to screen their yields in a superior manner and be updated in real-time about the perfect time for harvest.

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HerdDogg, Inc. Closes Series A Financing

HerdDogg, Inc. Announces the Closing of Series A Financing

Introducing Terra Vera: Technology for Pesticide-Free, Clean Crops

AgTech company launches non-toxic, pathogen-eliminating solutions and services across the U.S.

AgVend - Agworld collaboration sets digital commerce standard

Integration between AgVend and Agworld creates a seamless digital experience for growers and their ag retailers

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