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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.
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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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This extension of LoRaWAN-based network coverage adds three million hectares to NNNCo’s publicly available smart agriculture network
AirBoard Inc. introduces AirBoard AGRO – an aerial platform for pesticide spraying in steep andmountainous vineyards.
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.
Planning & Preparation - News Headlines
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.
ClearAg Smart Content to Enhance Hummingbird's Remote-Sensing Crop Health Capability
Daxima Software Partners with GA Department of Agriculture and Cattle Ranchers
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