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FoodLogiQ Launches New Innovation Lab

FoodLogiQ announced the creation of FoodLogiQ Labs, a research and development hub dedicated to the acceleration of new products and solutions to meet the growing needs of the food industry.

Soil Health Institute Announces Methods for Evaluating Soil Health Indicators at a Continental Scale

By project conclusion in 2020, SHI expects to have the data required for recommending scientifically-sound soil health indicators to help farmers, scientists, agricultural policy makers, and others answer the fundamental question: Just how healthy are our soils?

The Future of Ag-Tech, Aerial Technology, and Running a Successful Operation

Q & A with IntelinAir’s CEO, Al Eisaian. While the march of technology continues to accelerate, I’m very excited about three things happening in the ag-tech industry in relation to aerial technology.

Why Narrow Bands Matter

Advancements like nutrient monitoring and early disease detection are only possible using precise, repeatable measurements. To generate such measurements, a multispectral camera must be a “narrow band” camera.

The Precipitation Problem In Agriculture

Fortunately, our ability to provide useful precipitation forecasts beyond the next few hours is not highly dependent on our ability to measure what has actually happened.

Why Virtual Sensors Could Save California’s At-Risk Almond Yields

A group grid of points (or virtual sensors) are created by an initial model estimate of the conditions at the surface (and above) and that virtual sensor is then nudged by the observations around it to the more accurate value.

AgriTech Accelerator Reveals Class Of 2017

Robert Morris for Nibletz: Iowa’s AgriTech Startup Accelerator Attracts California Startups

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Abundant Robotics raises $10 million to commercialize its apple-picking robot

Bérénice Magistretti for VentureBeat: Picking apples may seem like a fun weekend activity, but it’s actually backbreaking manual labor. Abundant Robotics wants to help agricultural growers shoulder this task and today announced funding of $10 million, led by GV, to comm

MIT Food Computers

From MIT: The Food Computer is a controlled-environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems to control and monitor climate, energy, and plant growth inside of a specialized growing chamber. Climate variables such as carbon dioxide, air temperatu

AGROBOT: Strawberry Harvesters

From AGROBOT: AGB® manages a set of robotic manipulators able to locate and identify your strawberries, selecting them based on their size and degree of ripeness. This system analyzes your fruit one by one, and it is responsible for ordering cutting movements

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Agriculture Equipment Market Revenue Will Reach $279.5 Billion By 2024

In 2016, Tractor market generated the highest revenue share in the global agriculture equipment market. Among major segments, North American agriculture equipment market was the highest revenue generating market valued at $46.1 billion in 2016.

Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement has announced the ten students who will be awarded $10,000 to pursue their agricultural studies.

Velodyne LiDAR and BoE Systems Partner for Integrated UAV-Borne LiDAR in Geospatial Data Collection

BoE Systems' LiDAR platforms leverage lightweight Velodyne 3D LiDAR sensors for safe and accurate inspections of land, work sites, and equipment

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