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Does High-Tech Agriculture Equipment Help or Hinder Today's Farmers?

While new technology is exciting, it can carry some unforeseen risks. Here are a few of the most significant issues that tech-forward farmers face.

Key Differences Between Aeroponics & Hydroponics

If you’re wondering what the differences are between Aeroponics vs. Hydroponics, you’re probably not alone. These often misunderstood agricultural practices are set up to be the future of farming, but most people don’t know much about them.

+14-28% Boost in Winter Strawberry Trial

In this study, the influence of spectral conversion under UbiGro quantum dot (QD) luminescent greenhouse films on plant growth and fruit yield of strawberries grown during winter was investigated.

PFAS and Water Quality: Can We Remove “Forever Chemicals” from Our Water?

Recently, much media coverage has exposed the existence of so-called “forever chemicals,” known as PFAS, or Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Over the years, PFAS have become widespread in the environment – including water supplies around the world.

Smart VR – The Recipe for Higher Yields, Lower Input Costs

At Warren Farms, Mack and his father explored more innovative approaches to maximizing their yields. They started by upgrading their equipment for specific areas as well as flat-rating higher amounts of fertilizer.

Cultivating Sustainable Cannabis in South Africa

Cannabis is well-known to be a resource-intensive crop. From lighting to water to HVAC to soil, there are numerous factors that affect production, morphology, costs, and waste.

Robot Solution for Automating the Lettuce Harvest

In England, agricultural technology and machinery experts are working with IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH (Obersulm, Germany) to develop a robotic solution to automate lettuce harvesting.

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XAG promotes drones in Vietnam to boost rice farming while cutting fertilizer use

From direct seeding, pesticide spraying to fertilizer application, XAG's agricultural drones have seen its increasing popularity among rural youth who are keen to earn a decent salary as drone pilot.

Pest Scouting

One of the most effective practices to keep your grow free of pests and assess the efficacy of your Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program is to engage in regularly scheduled pest scouting.

Case Study from Biome Makers: Biological Input Analysis

Rogitex inc. wanted to verify the effects of their agricultural ag input, Humic Land, on bell pepper on yields during a winter crop. Humic Land is a highly water-soluble organic soil amendment containing high Humic Acids and Fulvic Acids.

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Agritech Startup Green Growth Releases its "Green Growth Yield Monitor" Solution for Land Productivity Analytics and Sustainable Farming

The system combines a scalable hardware device and data visualization software to deliver analytics insights about land productivity and farm efficiency

GoodLeaf, Adastra Partner on Project to Boost Crop Yields

SCALE AI INVESTS $1M TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SMART DATA-CAPTURE PLATFORM

How a Circular Economy Can Transform Agriculture to Address Global Challenges

Lucent Bio released a whitepaper on how the global agro food system can integrate circularity at the same time as increasing yields and soil health.

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