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Recent Innovations in Farm Equipment Allow for Increased Versatility: 11 Examples

Recent innovations in farm equipment allow for increased versatility on the farm. Here are 11 examples of the innovations that have helped change the course of farming and enable farmers to get their work done with fewer implementations and greater efficiency.

Freight Farms Case Study - Lotus House

In 2019, the Lotus House community expanded its resources and programming with the arrival of a Greenery container farm. The farm is the cornerstone of the nonprofit’s educational programs for young residents, inspiring their curiosity about science, plants and nutrition.

Vertical Farming and the Future of Automation in Agriculture

A new generation of farmers are rising to the sustainability challenge. This agricultural revolution presents the transition from traditional farming to futuristic high-tech artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.

Pivotal Point: New Shaft Solves Corrosion Issue in Agriculture Equipment

GKF is a carbon alloy shaft that is an alternative to zinc and chrome plating corrosion inhibitors. GKF provides a hardened and corrosion-resistant running surface that will optimize the performance of the company’s iglide bushings.

Recent innovations in turning Agricultural Waste into Biofuels

Wastes from fields and wastes from processing are the two kinds of agricultural wastes. Field wastes are present after harvesting crops and include stems, leaves, and stalks, and waste after processing crops includes seeds, peels, husks, etc.

Vertical Farming and the Future of Automation in Agriculture

Right now, the focus is to take vertical farming to the next level by developing smart robots which can increase precision and productivity, while minimizing environmental impact and risk.

Vertical Farming: Turning Deserts into Fresh Food Hubs

Vertical farming technologies allow for collecting the humidity produced by plants. With recirculating and recycling techniques, hydroponic and aquaponic systems can reuse 98% of water, which makes vertical farms feasible in deserts.

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FoodBytes! by Rabobank Announces 45 Standout Food & Agriculture Startups Selected for Pitch 2021 Program

Since originally launching in 2015, FoodBytes! Pitch has become the go-to experience for startups looking to validate and grow their businesses, generate global industry exposure, and access invaluable mentorship, as well as corporate and investor connections.

3 Challenges of Vertical Farming and Their Solutions

There are challenges that vertical farmers face that they must solve to meet those future food needs and to remain sustainable. Here are some of the challenges, along with potential solutions, of vertical farming.

Technology for Sustainable Local Food Sourcing

To encourage locals to source their foods from farmers, the agricultural industry has teamed up with technological experts to find ways to make it easier for farmers and the general population to form a trusted relationship.

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Warren Controls Announces ILEA 5800E Series Electrically Actuated Valves

Ideally suited to provide value and long life for a wide range of applications

MagGrow Wins The THRIVE | Bayer Sustainability Challenge

Company earns top honor for sustainable agricultural solutions

Cargill introduces new revenue stream for farmers as part of 10 million acre regenerative agriculture commitment

Cargill RegenConnect™ links farmers to the emerging carbon marketplace and helps scale the voluntary adoption of regenerative agriculture practices

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