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Imploding Concern: Identifying Destructive Pump Cavitation

Though a pump can fail due to age and use, the reality is that most are murdered, snatched from their prime with much life left in them. The culprit is cavitation and it sends warning signs but most are ignored.

Introducing the lettuce peeling robot

Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind.

How More Stringent Health and Safety Policies in Agriculture Can Improve Output

if health and safety is paramount in your workplace, your workers will know, and this will affect their work. They will feel secure, will feel part of a team that is cared about (as opposed to being a simple commodity), and you will also be able to attract the best staff.

Interview with Glenn Lundgren, JLT Mobile Computers

The farmer can ill afford having a device that he cannot depend on, is unsuitable for use in sunlight, breaks often or doesn’t communicate reliably.

Smart Robotics: Revolution Is Motto, Efficiency Is Aim

Farming is one of the areas in which smart robots would revolutionize the ways in which it has been done till now. Governments, tech companies, and farming industry have been designing robots that would bring efficiency in the farming.

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.

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Pepper-picking robot demonstrates its skills in greenhouse labour automation

With the rising shortage of skilled workforce in agriculture, there's a growing need for robotisation to perform labour-intensive and repetitive tasks in greenhouses. Enter SWEEPER.

Here are the 14 startups pitching at Wisconsin's AgTech Venture Day

Nick Williams – Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal: Golden Angels will have a fund committed to the presenting companies. In 2017, Golden Angels Investors dedicated nearly $1 million for agtech startups pitching at the event.

Freight Farms Announces 'Grown,' the World's First On-Site Vertical Farming Service

New service can seamlessly integrate with any foodservice operation or support year-round CSA programs--no farmland or additional staff required

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Artificial Intelligence Enables Greenhouses to Cut Costs, Streamline Operations, with Precise, Automated Harvest Forecasts

New findings prove artificial intelligence can learn greenhouse tasks and get 'smarter' over time with more farming data. Sophisticated software now provides automated, highly accurate harvest yield forecasts weeks in advance for cultivators of tomatoes and peppers. In addition to enabling greenhouses to cut costs and gain greater control over their daily operations, this technology requires no significant changes to greenhouse infrastructure and adds value to pre-existing greenhouse control systems.

Greenhouse Horticulture Provide Customized Growing Conditions For Crops

Global greenhouse horticulture market growth driven by increasing food demand, need for healthier and efficient farming techniques, and changing climatic conditions globally

Expanded 2018 ProGreen Farms™ Operation Revving Up Toward Harvest Peak

Starting from raw land and developed into what is now approximately 100 acres of jalapeno chili peppers at Rancho Arenoso near the town of El Rosario, the farm is now approaching the peak of its 2018 harvest.

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