LeafSpec LLC, a Purdue-connected ag-tech startup, to compete for $3 million in prizes in November

Company is one of 20 international food and agriculture startups selected for the 2023 Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit


The awards are organised by global food and drink experts Zenith Global. Celebrating excellence and innovation across the global vertical farming industry, entries were invited in 10 award categories spanning crops, technology, sustainability and commercial initiatives.


Vivent pioneers unique AI-enabled technology that gives farmers and agtech businesses early warning of disease, pests, nutrient deficiencies, and water stress, using biological signals from the plants themselves.

LUCID Expands Triton2 - 2.5GigE Camera Family with Latest Sony Pregius S Image Sensors

The Triton2 camera family utilizes Sony's Pregius S global shutter CMOS image sensors, offering a diverse range of resolutions from 1.6 MP to 24.5 MP. With this expansion, LUCID introduces four new Triton2 camera models that have now entered series production. The image sensors in these models include the 1.6 MP Sony IMX273 running at 166 fps, the 2.3 MP IMX392 at 116 fps, the 5.0 MP IMX264 at 35 fps, and the 12.3 MP IMX304 at 22 fps. Additional models are planned for release later this year.

Trimble and Kyivstar Partner to Provide GNSS Correction Services for Agriculture, Construction and Geospatial Applications in Ukraine

Trimble Hardware and Software Selected for New GNSS Network

Rising Energy Costs & Climate Change - Technology in Indoor Farms

While indoor farming offers numerous advantages, it's essential to acknowledge one of its major challenges: energy consumption. The controlled environment required for optimal crop growth demands a significant amount of energy for lighting, heating, and cooling. In an era when sustainability is a top priority, finding solutions to mitigate rising energy costs and reduce the environmental impact of indoor farming is crucial.

Empowering the Next Generation in Agriculture's Tech-Driven (r)evolution

As we look towards the future of agriculture, one crucial concern arises - how do we make this age-old industry more appealing to the younger generation? Agriculture has been the backbone of societies for centuries, but today, it's facing a challenge as more people are leaving the field than joining. However, we believe there's a path forward to revitalize this essential sector and make it not just sustainable, but also attractive to the tech-savvy youth of today.

Why Growers May Lose Herbicide Options Due to EPA's Strategy for Endangered Species Act Compliance

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) development of an updated Endangered Species Act (ESA) workplan could cause growers to lose herbicide options. The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) encourages growers to study the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed herbicide strategy for Endangered Species Act compliance and comment on how it may affect their operations.

Pilot Testing Opportunity: Freya Cultivation Systems Unveils New Greenhouse Cultivation System Aiming at 200 kg/m2/year Leafy Greens Yields

The AEROFRAME doubles the cultivation area by utilizing three-dimensional structures (A-Frames) and mobile proprietary ultrasonic sprayers, which not only increase productivity but also deliver all the benefits of aeroponic irrigation, such as increased disease resistance and resource savings.

Alliances and Innovation Headline 2nd Annual Edition of CEA Summit East in Virginia

Co-hosted by Indoor Ag-Con and the Virginia Tech- IALR Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center, the 2nd annual CEA Summit East attracted 240 attendees from 33 U.S. states, Canada, the Netherlands and Sweden, including growers, educators, scientists, Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists, suppliers, engineers, tech specialists, architect/developers and other industry members.

More than 70% of farmers have already seen large impacts of climate change on their farm, new global research across 8 countries reveals

-Climate impacts estimated to have reduced farmer incomes by 15.7% on average over the past two years -Most pressing short-term challenges dominated by economic uncertainty and cost concerns -Yet 4 in 5 farmers have already taken or plan to take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Revolutionizing Agriculture with Smart Spray Technology: SmartCow's Innovative Solution

The agriculture sector faces unprecedented challenges in the form of climate change, labor shortages, and rising food demand. To address these issues head-on, SmartCow, a leading player in AI engineering, is introducing a groundbreaking smart spray system. This system is designed to transform conventional farming into a more efficient and sustainable practice.

Vertical Farming: A Rising Economic Force in the Agriculture Industry.

The market size of the Global Vertical Farming Market is estimated to be USD 35.3 billion by 2032 from 2022's value of USD 5.6 billion, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.80 % during the period 2023-2032.

Solinftec celebrates FIRA USA with Solix elected best robot of the event

The global company presented its Solix robot to the audience, of around two thousand people, who voted for the technology as the best in FIRA. Voting took place during the event program.

Fluence LED Lighting Solutions Increase Yields for California Cannabis Cultivator Oakfruitland

Chosen for their dominant performance in head-to-head trials, Fluence's SPYDR fixtures increase yields and improve energy efficiency for Oakfruitland

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