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Robotic Applications in Agriculture

The spike in robotic technology primarily has to do with the fact that there is a growing population that needs food. Without technology and automated applications in agriculture, it would be highly challenging for farmers to meet people’s demands.

Redefining Communications for Today’s Mobile Workforces

The entire face of team communications has changed, escalating the need for alternate ways to communicate with the growing mobile workforce. Internal and external communications are merging as businesses strive to reconnect with disconnected teams off-site.

Is Indoor Farming Really Profitable?

The next 10-15 years will see huge disruption in farming, but also exciting changes for the agricultural industry as it invests in more sustainable and regenerative practices.

Food Safety Starts With Traceability

An effective traceability system plays an important role as an essential tool used to safeguard freshness, protect quality, and ensure integrity in provenance. In the U.S., field-farming supply chains rely on what’s known as “one up, one down” visibility.

How Bioenergy With Carbon Capture and Storage Can Guarantee Supply

The Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget report explains that, in order to achieve net zero emissions, the UK must eliminate all fossil fuel generated power by 2035 and increase variable renewable energy production by 80 per cent by 2050.

Green Walls for Fighting Climate Change

All around the world, urban planners are looking for solutions for green architecture and infrastructure. To meet the ecological challenges, the Gartenheim housing association researched for eight years to develop an advanced vertical greening system – driven by maxon.

Food Production Steps Up to Meet Global Demand

Using a model that blends aspects of technology, agriculture and science, Living Greens Farms is setting a template for the future of farming. With the addition of a new grow room in 2019, Living Greens Farm raised the total space of its aeroponic farm to 60,000 square feet.

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Manufacturing Logistics Impacting the Agriculture Industry

Buyers and markets are changing along with demand. To meet the needs of a global marketplace, agricultural producers have to understand how logistics processes can reshape production, shipping, storage, and more.

Eden Green Technology Breaks Ground on New Texas Greenhouse, Continues With $12 Million Strategic Expansion

Eden Green Technology's greenhouse modules are more sustainable and scalable than other hydroponic vertical farms, low-tech greenhouse formats, and traditional soil-based farming methods.

Infarm heralds the next generation of cloud-enabled farming

Infarm introduces its new high-capacity, cloud-connected Growing Centers - a major step in the company’s efforts to accelerate the benefits to people and planet by building a scalable, sustainable and resilient global farming network

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CBD OIL IS A MULTIMILLION POUND INDUSTRY BUT UK FARMERS MUST DESTROY THEIR CROP

Potential for Medical cannabis, Industrial hemp and CBD production in the UK discussed ahead of Agri-TechE event

Agricultural Lender, AgAmerica Lending, Launches Groundbreaking Interactive Website for Rural Land Financing

In over two years, the company has experienced substantial growth, revolutionizing the industry and providing farmers and rural landowners across the country with access to critical land financing. In an effort to provide greater support for our nation's farmers, AgAmerica recently overhauled its website to create a digital experience that was built with the farmer in mind.

CO2 GRO Inc. Announces a Commercial Feasibility with the Cucumber Man Based in Alberta

The commercial feasibility will be conducted in three acres of The Cucumber Man's 12-acre greenhouse facility on beefsteak, cocktail and grape tomatoes for a term of one year. The Cucumber Man's 12 acres of greenhouses (522,000 square feet) include growing peppers.

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Need to increase safety? Are you using light curtains? Is space a concern? Dynatect's Gortite® VF Automated Machine Safety Door combines safety technology, speed, and a physical barrier to isolate hazardous operations. Use of a physical barrier with safety sensors can save up to 30 square feet of manufacturing space. Using the ANSI minimum safety distance formula, the Gortite® VF Door limits the depth penetration factor and average approach speed, allowing closer location of the safeguarding device. Unlike light curtains, which can't contain process hazards, an automated machine safety door can isolate common workplace debris. This physical barrier is designed to contain process driven hazards such as weld sparks, UV flash, and light debris. Thus, the operator can maintain closer proximity to the work area improving ergonomics and productivity.

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