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Hands-Free Cultivation at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio

The fully automated growing system for hydroponic baby leaf lettuce has been installed at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio and is already producing fresh, tasty and sustainable leafy greens for local distribution in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

IoT Water Sensors: Improving Water Quality Management In Agriculture

As a vital resource for plant-growing, water plays an especially important role in agriculture. This article examines the importance of water quality monitoring with regard to indoor agriculture, and how IoT water sensors are key to enhancing crop yield.

Nutrients 101: Growing Strong Hydroponic Plants

There are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right in the Greenery is actually pretty easy!

Are Crop-Spraying Drones the Wave of the Future?

The primary function of agricultural drones in the current market is integration for pesticide management and irrigation systems. By collecting and analyzing data, drones can assist agricultural operations in more efficient pesticide use.

Using Minichromosomal Technology in Agriculture

Minichromosomal technology does not alter the plants genes in any way. Resulting in faster regulatory approval and a quicker acceptance by farmers.

SWIR Shining New Light on New Farming Techniques

Developed for military use, during the last decade, infrared scanning has become a widespread technology for applications such as predicting water stress in crops, fruit yield, planning irrigation scheduling, detecting disease and pathogens, and evaluating fruit maturation.

IDS NXT ocean: Create an intelligent camera without prior knowledge

The all-in-one solution IDS NXT ocean includes not only industrial-grade camera hardware with a powerful AI core but also training software for creating individual neural networks.

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Creating a Sustainable Future for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Its People

University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources leads soil health, nutrient management, and water quality efforts in a rigorous 5-year study to develop environmentally sustainable agricultural systems in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

CAN AI HELP FARMERS MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF WEATHER?

New global land use mapping, jet stream led forecasting and novel ag insurance to off-set price volatility to be discussed at Agri-TechE event ‘De-risking Agriculture Through Weather-Tech’

InSpire Transpiration Solutions Advances Energy Efficiency in Cannabis Cultivation with Sustainable Dehumidification System

Leading HVAC equipment manufacturer utilizes patent-pending multi coil technology to help cultivators boost revenues, mitigate risk and reduce operating expenses

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NEW AI MODELLING TO MITIGATE RISK FOR FOOD PRODUCTION

Free Agri-TechE webinar 'De-risking agriculture through weather-tech' on 29th April 2020

Wafra International Investment Company (Kuwait) Leads Push For GCC Food Security With USD $100 Million Commitment to Regional Agtech Leader Pure Harvest Smart Farms

Wafra is leading Pure Harvest's $20.6 million Series A financing round with an initial $10 million capital injection, the first step in a multi-phase regional expansion to deliver sustainably-grown safe, delicious & affordable fresh produce throughout the GCC

AgroScout Closes $3 Million Funding Round for Its AI-based Solution for Sustainable Crop Protection

The investment round was led by Kibbutz Yiron, and included other investors - Exit Valley crowd-funding platform, Agriline, The Trendlines Group and grants from the Israel Innovation Authority and the BIRD Foundation.

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Next Generation of Precision Motion Controllers - V3.0
Next Generation of Precision Motion Controllers - V3.0

Next Generation of Precision Motion Controllers - V3.0

FAULHABER MICROMO launches the new MC3/MCS motion control family. The new high performance, intelligent controllers are optimized for use with FAULHABER motors, offer electronics for simple operation with state-of-the-art interfaces for multi-axis applications, and provide a motion control system solution with the most compact integration into industrial grade housing.

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SICK, Inc.

SICK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for industrial applications. From 2D and 3D smart cameras to low-cost vision sensors, SICK offers a range of high-quality vision solutions to fit your needs.