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Modernizing Livestock Transportation: Evaluating 7 Innovations

Transporting livestock is often more complicated than it first appears. Any unnecessary stress, movement or discomfort can jeopardize the animals’ health, even resulting in death. Thankfully, innovative technology can help keep livestock safe and comfortable.

Urban Gardening-The Next Step to Bring Greenery Back in the Concrete Jungle.

Here’s a guide to help you understand what urban gardening entails and why it is the key to meeting growing demand while helping urban consumers and communities exercise control over the way their food is grown.

A Climate Controlled Greenhouse Is the Ideal Setting for Controlled Environment Agriculture

Controlled environment agriculture will likely play a critical role in the future of crop production. Both commercially and locally, operations that use this growing strategy can produce crops year-round, while improving the quality and size of their harvests.

Feeding the World in the 21st Century - AgTech Offers Solutions for Sustainability and Sufficiency

Agriculture is BIG Business. Despite its obvious importance in our lives, most of us are unaware of the actual size of agriculture as a market by itself - currently, a $9 trillion market employing about 27 percent of the world’s population.

Building a Distributed Network of Farms and Farmers

A distributed network of farms and farmers means that our technology is able to effect change on a greater scale. In our goal to move farms, not food, we strive to create resiliency in food supply chains and greater food access across the world

How to Create Intelligent Machine Vision Applications

Recognizing organic and multi-variant objects is no easy challenge in machine vision. However, the situation is different when using intelligent cameras such as those of the IDS NXT series.

The Intersection of Data Science and Cannabis: Creating a Sustainable Future

By transitioning to more environmentally sustainable practices, cultivators can reduce waste, address climate change, and improve cannabis sustainability.

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Are High-Tech Containers the Future of Farming?

The upcycled shipping containers that house these systems can be placed virtually anywhere in the world — from island nations and urban areas to college campuses and the far reaches of Alaska — and produce food year-round.

Our large-scale automated Vertical Farm concept for investors and major UK retailers is 'next evolution' for industry

Cambridge HOK is confident of leading ‘the next evolution of the Vertical Farming industry’ having launched a new ‘concept to completion’ package to provide investors and retailers with their own fully automated indoor growing facilities.

Understanding the Shifting Landscape of the Meat Industry

Meat is a crucial component of western diets. Eastern countries like China are also experiencing significant meat consumption increases. As the global demand for meat changes, factory farms and food production facilities must alter their practices.

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How a Circular Economy Can Transform Agriculture to Address Global Challenges

Lucent Bio released a whitepaper on how the global agro food system can integrate circularity at the same time as increasing yields and soil health.

US Foods Partners With Vertical Farming Innovator Kalera® to Expand Its Local and Sustainable Fresh Produce Portfolio

National Vertical Farming Partnership for US Foods Brings Consistent Year-Round Availability of High-Quality Leafy Greens to Customers

Webinar explores 'what's growing' in vertical farming

The online event was hosted by Agri-Tech Innovation Centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP), and aimed to discuss the latest trends and opportunities within this fast developing area of crop production.

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