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Data-driven Platform to Maximize Orchard Efficiency

MapMyApple collects data from the user’s orchard, runs it through the algorithms and the advanced disease models, determines if there is a need to spray, chooses the right product, and schedules a spraying activity for the selected block.

Manufacturing Logistics Impacting the Agriculture Industry

Buyers and markets are changing along with demand. To meet the needs of a global marketplace, agricultural producers have to understand how logistics processes can reshape production, shipping, storage, and more.

Indoor Agtech 2021, an Evolving Landscape

Since the initial release of our Indoor AgTech Landscape in 2019, indoor agriculture has continued to garner tremendous attention and investment because of the compelling benefits of growing food in a controlled indoor environment.

Redefining Communications for Today’s Mobile Workforces

The entire face of team communications has changed, escalating the need for alternate ways to communicate with the growing mobile workforce. Internal and external communications are merging as businesses strive to reconnect with disconnected teams off-site.

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Growers Win the Weed Wars?

There are few herbicides available for specialty crops, making hand weeding the “go to” process. Could intelligent weeding machines be the answer? Based on technology advances made to date, experts say the answer is likely yes.

Automated Monitoring and Control for Water Purification and Storage System

With funding from the Tennessee Valley Authority, Watt Bar Utility District (WBUD) needed to streamline automation of its 32 tank and pump stations. System integrator Quality Controls LLC decided to use PLC, HMI, and SCADA products from CIMON to automate these facilities.

FPT Industrial and Fontanafredda Join Forces for the World’s First Zero Emissions Barolo Wine Vintage

The heart of the partnership is the supply of two New Holland TK Methane Power crawler vineyard tractors with biomethane-fueled FPT Industrial F28 Natural Gas engines

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NASA Harvest And CropX Partner To Support Sustainable Ag Initiatives

Combining the power of CropX soil data monitoring and NASA’s network of Earth-observing satellites, NASA Harvest aims to deliver critical insights to governments and farmers around the globe in support of informed and science-driven decision making.

Solar FlexRack Supplies Trackers to Namaste Solar for the Largest Agrivoltaic Research Project in the U.S.

This project will be studying how best to grow wildflowers, pasture and prairie grasses, pollinator habitats, as well as crops, such as carrots, onions, tomatoes and squash that will all be planted this season underneath and around the solar array.

Ag Technology Promoting Livestock Health

As the world advances in technology, almost every job has had to acclimate, including the livestock industry. Once an off-the-grid profession, agriculture is now fully immersed in what the Internet of Things (IoT) has to offer.

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TransAlgae Raises an Additional $2.5M From Gan Shmuel Foods For Algae-Based Oral Vaccination Solution

This investment decision by Gan Shmuel Foods provides a strong vote of confidence in both TransAlgae's disruptive microalgae-based oral delivery technology and its management leadership team.

Leading Canadian Greenhouse Company Hydroserre Chooses Artemis as Digital Partner

Hydroserre announces Artemis as its technology partner in Canada

Raven Industries Acquires Intellectual Property Portfolio of Jaybridge Robotics

Acquisition Advances Growth Strategy in Autonomous Agriculture

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