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More Accurately Forecasting Future Harvests Using Artificial Intelligence

Using Motorleaf’s artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms, the digital agronomist software can acquire data from indoor growing conditions. In turn, the algorithms learn growing patterns in the greenhouse, which then can predict the size of future harvests.

A Guide to Storing Silage on Farms

Animals feed on silage throughout the winter, but farmers must follow certain rules to make sure that the fodder is stored in a correct and safe manner.

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.

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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

Industrial Hemp Symposium to be held August 25th in Oklahoma City

Hemp Geo Institute will host "Growing Hemp for Yield," their seventh Industrial Hemp Symposium, on August 25 in Oklahoma City, OK

EROAD Fleet Management System Continues Expansion in North America and Announces Management Team Additions

EROAD fleet management system has recorded annual sales growth of 191% in North America. Adds new management team members to bolster future growth

Ecoark Holdings and Zest Labs File $2 Billion Complaint Against Walmart

Zest Labs developed Zest Fresh, which is proven to significantly reduce field to shelf food waste while improving delivered freshness to consumers. The data and insights provided by Zest Fresh also help growers, food distributors and retailers reduce the $85 billion problem of fresh food waste.

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