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The Dawn of Digital Farming

Ongoing advances in numerous fields, including LED and sensor technology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, is enabling farm owners and managers to meet the increasing demands on pricing, efficiency and feeding a growing global population.

Pistachio and Almond Grower Invests in Solar for a Harvest of Savings

The ground-mounted system installed by JKB Energy located in Kettleman City, California, is the second largest net-metered solar project in PG&E territory and has a projected annual savings of $435,490

Autonomous Farm Equipment Equals Higher Production

Autonomous equipment technology will tackle the growing concern of labor shortages while boosting productivity and ecomonical savings, which will bring higher yields. The technology will allow for true 24/7 operations ...

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.

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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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Crop protection Chemical: An Evolution In Science Of Protecting Plants

Global crop protection chemicals market growth is expected to be driven majorly by revenue contribution by Europe market over the forecast period

AgJunction Sells Satloc Air Business

The transaction, completed today, allows AgJunction to further focus on its mission to expand the market for autosteering.

North America Vertical Farming Market size is set to reach $3.9bn by 2024

According to the Graphical Research new growth forecast report titled "North America Vertical Farming Market analysis based on Product, Technology, Application, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 - 2024", estimated to exceed USD 3.9 billion by 2024.

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