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Building a True IoT Ecosystem for Smart Farming

When deploying standalone solutions, the challenge comes later on when they won't be able to aggregate data and will be forced to manage multiple systems with functionalities that overlap, therefore losing the power of an interoperable system.

Monetizing a New Agricultural Commodity: Where to Start with Carbon Credits

What is starting to change for farmers is the increasing focus globally of large carbon emitters wanting or needing to offset their carbon footprint, This can either be through self-imposed sustainability goals, or it can be enforced by a government.

How image data is changing agriculture

Anyone who wants to realize applications in which objects with a wide variety of characteristics – such as vegetables or fruit – are to be reliably recognized, cannot afford to ignore image processing with artificial intelligence.

Finding Ease in Innovation: The Journey of a Mississippi Farmer

Innovation can be counterintuitive. Progress can challenge conventional wisdom. And it’s not always difficult to do something better. Steve has learned this firsthand — and many times over.

Trimble and HORSCH Partner to Deliver Autonomy Solutions to the Agriculture Market

The collaboration extends beyond autonomously controlling machines, such as the self-propelled crop protection sprayers, to full workflow automation from the office to the field.

Hedging Against Climate Uncertainty with Controlled Growth Environments

Global warming and climate uncertainty are making traditional farming increasingly unpredictable. But there is a solution – hedging against climate uncertainty with Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), from traditional greenhouses to vertical farming.

How Pecan Farmers Can Mitigate Ambrosia Beetle Attacks in and After This Pandemic

The pandemic brought more problems to the ongoing fight of sustainable farming and keeping up with demand with a shrinking labor force. Due to pandemic restrictions, logically farmers would have to find ways to still carry out routine functions prudent to pecan farming.

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Robotic Applications in Agriculture

The spike in robotic technology primarily has to do with the fact that there is a growing population that needs food. Without technology and automated applications in agriculture, it would be highly challenging for farmers to meet people’s demands.

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.

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ControlByWeb™ Adds Cellular to Scalable I/O Platform

Cellular IoT Controllers Simplify Remote Monitoring

Precision AI raises $20 million to reduce the chemical footprint of agriculture

Precision AI, a computer vision and robotics company empowering sustainable farming practices, announced today the closing of $20 million in equity and grant funding.

Univar Solutions Announces Partnership with Dow to Distribute Agricultural Silicone based Foam-Control Products in Mexico

The expanded agreement further solidifies Univar Solutions' ability to provide a broad range of industry-leading products, solutions and expertise for its agrochemical industry customers.

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