The agricultural industry are continually looking for ways to increase output, improve efficiency and reduce waste. This has led to robots and automation becoming an integral part of farming and food production processes.
Choosing horticultural lighting is one of the most important decisions a grower makes before setting up a greenhouse. It is often a large part of both CapEx, Capital Expenses, and OpEx, Operational Expenses.
When it comes to greenhouses and other indoor farms, it is important for HVAC units to create proper air circulation to ensure optimal growing conditions. Heating solutions are also needed to enhance growing conditions during cold weather.
Pipp Horticulture worked with Sozo to implement multi-level Mobile Vertical Racking Systems that allowed them to create 70% more canopy space, totaling 24,824 sq. ft.
Freight Farms Raises $17.5M Series B3 to Address Access and Sustainability in the Food System Through Container Farming
This funding will help the hydroponic container farming company expand its customer base and increase reach of its farms to more remote areas and urban centers
amBX spoke with Stephan den Boer from Bever Innovations on their podcast about the role of technology in vertical farms, the challenges and opportunities faced.
From manufacturing milk and cheese to housing livestock and transporting cakes across the country, agribusiness is a vast, interconnected web of industries working towards one goal: The distribution of food.
Battery technology needs to be developed in order to withstand the heavy loads of agricultural vehicles and supply a lasting and reliable source of power.
This pioneering, high-yield success marks a significant milestone towards climate-resilient agriculture and food security.
From the racetrack to the farm: Ideanomics, Energica and Solectrac to design a new generation of electric tractors featuring technology from the world's best electric motorcycle
Collaboration between Solectrac and Energica Inside on battery pack development is expected to boost run-time, meaning customers can do more with their electric tractors per charge.
Microsoft reached out to Blue Radix to help them develop a commercial version of the Blue Radix solution for autonomous growing. This solidified the partnership and helped develop what would become the commercially available Crop Controller service.
Light Science Technologies finds supplementary lighting gives 12% crop yield increase in tomato trial
AgTech specialist Light Science Technologies (LST) has successfully completed its tomato trial with Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) to investigate lower energy technology solutions for vine crops.
Instead of elaborately programming a solution, neural networks and deep learning algorithms teach an image processing system to see, recognize and verify objects - in this case smoke.
Somerset is third in AppHarvest's expected four-farm network scheduled to open this year, which will include 165 acres helping to make AppHarvest a leading controlled environment agriculture (CEA) producer
The company 3D scans parts with high precision to adapt or reproduce them for machine modifications like a core cleaning module or an enhanced sowing system.
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