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