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Adaptive Swarm Robotics Could Revolutionize Smart Agriculture

The multidisciplinary research team believes that by utilizing swarm robotics to reduce soil compaction and working to avoid herbicide-resistant weeds through nonchemical methods of control, significant ecological and environmental benefits can be achieved.

Bayer, Microsoft Enter Into Strategic Partnership to Optimize and Advance Digital Capabilities for Food, Feed, Fuel, Fiber Value Chain

Bayer agronomic expertise and leading digital farming platform, combined with Microsoft Azure, form the foundation for new digital solutions to advance agriculture and adjacent industries

Automation for Sustainable Development

Science and technology go hand-in-hand in solving the world’s problems and robotics and automation are the latest innovations set to tackle one of our biggest issues – poverty.

The Importance of DLI and Light Quality

Different plants require a different amount of light for healthy crop production. High-light crops, such as tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers require a high Daily Light Integral (DLI). Both their quality and yield depend on them getting enough light throughout the day.

Predicting Future Changes in Water Quality

When Dublin City University (DCU) Water Institute was developing its new mobile lab technology to help predict future changes in water quality, it turned to precision drive and motor specialist, maxon for help.

Choosing the Right LEDs for Your Greenhouse

Plants respond differently to various spectra so choosing the best LEDs for you will depend on your specific cultivation goals and crops, location and climate, and several other key considerations.

Increase Yield While Reducing Costs and Minimizing the Environmental Footprint

At the core of the Watsons’ success has been a proactive approach to seek out and adopt new technologies that support their farming and environmental philosophy.

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87% of US Agriculture Businesses Are Currently Using AI

87% of US agriculture businesses are currently using AI technologies, up from 74% at this time last year, according to new research released today.

U+ Releases List of Top AgTech Innovators to Watch

The list recognizes companies across the globe successfully seeking ways to increase and improve sustainable agricultural productivity practices, including best practices in robotics and automation, indoor vertical farming and livestock wearable sensors.

Digi-Key, Seeed Studio and Machinechat Introduce Industry's First Private LoRaWAN-in-a-Box Solutions

The first LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution is focused on rapid deployment of smart agriculture and precision farming projects.

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Agmatix Launches New Agricultural Data Technology Platform to Support Sustainable Food Production

• New Agmatix technology creates a single engine that translates crop science into real life actions by digitizing research data, allowing agro-professionals to increase crop yields and improve quality while limiting environmental impact • Solution uItilizes machine learning and artificial intelligence to enable statistically and scientifically stronger models and decision support systems - helping to unlock mainstream use of big data in agronomy to increase global yields

Clean Energy Breaks Ground on Renewable Natural Gas Dairy Digester in Joint Venture with TotalEnergies

Del Rio Dairy Site in Texas Anticipated to Produce Over One Million Gallons of RNG Per Year

Monarch Tractor Secures $61M in Series B Funding to Accelerate Production and Deployment of Smart, Driver-Optional, Electric Tractor

Following a momentous year, innovative agtech company announces further advancements toward making sustainable farming economically superior

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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

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