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Cultivating Farmland Precisely and as Needed

Digitized and automated processes are becoming increasingly important in modern agricultural enterprises. Machine vision methods play a key role here. Among other things, they can be used for a variety of precision farming applications.

Smart Technology in Farming

Smart farming involves the incorporation of advanced technologies into existing farming methods in order to increase production efficiency and the quality of the agricultural products.

Traceability in the Food and Beverage Supply Chain

Manufacturing is beset by major challenges that are made worse by hyper shifts in supply and demand. Three main areas that are persistently an issue for Manufacturers are quality and safety issues, waste and underperforming assets, and high environmental impact.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Farmers Scout Crops

Farmers have had good scouting imagery technology for many years now, and this is an area that is ripe with new opportunity from automation and artificial intelligence. Thanks to innovations from emerging ag-tech startups, the technology is evolving quickly.

Patented Lighting System Installs in a Fraction of The Time at a Fraction of the Cost

By removing LED drivers from individual light fixtures, the new MegaDrive™ eliminates the need for electrical power connections throughout the greenhouse or grow room while significantly reducing up-front costs.

Perfecting IPM: Going beyond the crop walk and sticky cards

One company iUNU, has a system that uses AI to help with early pest detection. The system “learns” what healthy crops and plants look like, recognizes when anomalies occur, and then sends an alert when something is amiss.

Synthetic Biology in Agriculture

There are ways to improve the carbon efficiency of plants, while increasing production. By making use of diversified cropping systems growers can reduce the carbon footprint up to 300 %.

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Carrier and AWS Collaborate to Transform How Food, Medicine, Vaccines, and Other Perishable Goods Are Moved and Monitored Globally

Carrier’s new Lynx digital platform will provide customers with greater connectivity, visibility, and intelligence across the cold chain to improve safe transport of temperature-controlled items

Organic Fertilizer as Fuel and Organic Farming as Tool, Earth To Be Clean and Green

The rising public awareness on the harmful effects of food produced from conventional chemical-fertilizer-based agriculture, the growing health consciousness of the masses, especially in North American and European countries, is also pushing up the demand for organic food.

5 Challenges For Precision Agriculture To Face

The possibilities offered for agriculture by new technologies, big data and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) makes precision agriculture a market that’s sure to grow over the coming years.

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Contract Farming: A Boon or Bane?

This article talks about the topical 'Contract Farming' debate ongoing due to recent reforms initiated by the Indian Government. It aims to provide a holistic outlook on what contract farming is and how it may be beneficial for providing a structure to the Indian Agricultural Landscape.

New Discovery by SMART Allows Early Detection of Shade Avoidance Syndrome in Plants

Researchers use Raman spectroscopy for early detection of SAS, which can help farmers better monitor plant health and lead to improved crop yield

Ideanomics Increases Its Stake in e-Tractor Company Solectrac

- Following Ideanomics' initial investment, Solectrac received heightened product and investment interest - Electric tractors are poised to disrupt the $75 billion global agricultural tractor industry

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Next Generation of Precision Motion Controllers - V3.0

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