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JD.COM OPENS LARGEST PLANT FACTORY FEATURING JAPANESE HYDROPONIC TECHNOLOGY IN CHINA

The factory spans 11,040 square meters and incorporates a hydroponic culturing system with solar light and a closed seedling production environment using artificial light. Currently it can produce spinach, cabbage, red and green lettuce, coriander, and more.

Indoor Farming with Bowery Farming

We’re reappropriating previously unusable industrial space to grow crops indoors, closer to the point of consumption, at a rate that is 100+ times more productive per square foot of land than that of traditional agriculture.

The Next Generation Greenhouse

AGT Unveils Cleanroom Technology, Energy Efficiency and Fast Build Times to Empower Growers. The hybrid structures have transformed traditional plastic covered greenhouses into modern, insulated, sealed, natural light, cleanroom laboratories with unmatched energy efficiency.

Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning In Agriculture Today

Although they promise streamlined farming operations, higher yields and greater costs savings for growers, how much of AI and machine learning in agriculture today is more hype than reality?

Feeding a Growing Population: Why Technology Matters

If we can incorporate technology into already existing farming practices, we can increase production enough to feed the growing world. Technology can be used to grow more food on existing farms and to grow food in small spaces, such as indoor farms.

Plant Breeders Tap Robots, Drones and AI to Feed the World

Plant breeding has been going on for 10,000 years but technology –unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning –is revolutionizing the practice.

Artificial Intelligence And Its Uses In Ag Irrigation

Do you have a problem that AI might be able to solve? If so, have you started collecting the data that might be needed? The sooner you get started, the sooner you might be able to see the benefits.

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Semtech's LoRa Technology Creates Smarter Farming Networks in Australia

This extension of LoRaWAN-based network coverage adds three million hectares to NNNCo’s publicly available smart agriculture network

AirBoard Inc. introduces AirBoard AGRO

AirBoard Inc. introduces AirBoard AGRO – an aerial platform for pesticide spraying in steep andmountainous vineyards.

NEW FACIAL RECOGNITION FEATURE LAUNCHED BY CONSUS FRESH

Consus has developed an intelligent software-based system that reduces the burden of audits and improves productivity. By linking HR records to labour deployment the facial recognition module enables accurate costing of all products and improved traceability.

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2018 New Product Contest Winners Revealed at Irrigation Show

The Irrigation Association announced the 2018 winners of the new product contest in five different landscape and agriculture categories during the 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference.

Hummingbird Technologies Adds Iteris ClearAg to AI-powered Crop Analysis Platform

ClearAg Smart Content to Enhance Hummingbird's Remote-Sensing Crop Health Capability

Blockchain Technology Revolutionizing Food Safety

Daxima Software Partners with GA Department of Agriculture and Cattle Ranchers

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OutBack Power

OutBack Power

OutBack inverter/chargers are the next generation in advanced power management. Each is a DC to AC sinewave inverter, battery charger and AC transfer switch housed within a tough die-cast aluminum chassis.