Processing & Supply Chain - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Robots in the Vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, robots ensure that the wine is organically good. They autonomously eliminate grass and weeds between the vines, making pesticides unnecessary. To enable the robots to navigate the hilly terrain, the developers took some cues from Mars rovers.

Technology Drives Iron Sales and New Revenue Streams

Dealerships are benefiting from this shift with predictive purchase awareness and predictive service awareness, culled from knowledge of relative producer income and detailed insight of field operations.

Advanced Intelligent Systems to Showcase Autonomous Custom Robot at Cultivate'19

BigTop solves the repetitive and laborious task of moving and spacing pots of different sizes and weights in greenhouses and nurseries. BigTop can move up to nine plant pots at a time and then place the plants securely on its rotating robotic platform base.

Tractor Implements Market

Technological advancements focused on sensors, Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous robots, and drones, when integrated with mechanized equipment, provide applications in various agricultural practices.

Robots + Cannabis Farming

The simplest way that robotic technology can be used for cannabis farming is the trimming process. AI-powered robots are able to automate the trimming process, so that farmers are able to de-leaf buds quickly and effectively, saving countless hours of manual labor.

From Farm to Table

Most of the food loss comes during the process of getting it to you. A staggering fourteen percent of the food loss actually occurs in transit. Therefore, a new approach is needed. This is where farm to table logistics is a plan where the entire food’s journey ...

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Processing & Supply Chain - Featured Stories

Plenty Debuts Flavor-First Vertical Farm to Change the Way People Eat

Most efficient leafy greens farm in the world delivers absolute control and precision for new standards of delicious and clean eating

Intelligent Growth Solutions Attracts 5.4 Million Series A Funding to Achieve Global Growth in Vertical Farming

IGS supplies highly sophisticated plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms to enable the efficient production of food in any location around the world.

Economics of Soil Health to be Assessed across North America

Supported by an $850,000 grant from Cargill, Dr. Morgan will lead the Soil Health Institute's Agricultural Economist in developing enterprise budgets to compare profitability of soil health-promoting systems with conventional management systems on approximately 100 farms.

Processing & Supply Chain - News Headlines

Green Life Farms Harvests First Crop in State-of-the-Art Hydroponic Greenhouse

Lake Worth company to begin commercial operations, selling premium baby leafy greens to local customers, later this summer

Agriculture packaging Industry to Witness Staggering Growth, Transport Sector to be a Driving Factor

Storage of high yielding seeds and pesticides in containers and drums has led to the growth of the global agriculture packaging market. Also, the demands within the global agriculture packaging market have been rising on account of the rising use of drums and bottles in the agricultural sector.

Advanced Intelligent Systems Announces Partnership with AgriNomix, North American leader in Horticulture Automation

Affordable solution to the labor shortage in the agricultural industry moved ahead today with AIS and AgriNomix partnership

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