From beef blockchain to swine sensors, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator selects startups on the cutting edge of ag-tech

Record number of startups apply for third year of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator.

Four Ways AgTech is Securing the Future of Food

With many on-farm processes being repetitive, occurring at inconvenient times of the day or night, and having adverse effects on worker health and safety, the agricultural sector has the opportunity to develop and use autonomous machinery on-farm.

Smart Sensors in Farming

By positioning sensors, farmers can understand their crops at a micro scale, sustain resources, and reduce environmental impact.

The Future Of Food With Integrity: Eight Ventures Selected For Chipotle Cultivate Foundation's Aluminaries Project, Accelerating Positive Change In The Food Industry

Eight food-focused, growth-stage ventures to participate in accelerator program to take their businesses to the next level and work toward cultivating a better world.

Irrigation Technology in Agriculture: How New Technologies Overcome Challenges

Technology can, and already does, aid agriculture in innumerable ways. One prominent part of agriculture that can use technological innovation to increase efficiency and effectiveness is irrigation.

Four Ways to Design Useful and Usable AgTech

Modern growers incorporate tools like software, sensors, and robotics into their operations. But as agriculture become increasingly digital, how do technology creators build products that are as useful as possible?

Solving Age-Old Problems in Greenhouse Farming with New Ways of Thinking

Time and again growers express disbelief in how artificial intelligence technology made by Montrealers with little experience in farming can solve age-old problems in greenhouse cultivation.

How the Farm Bill impacts Greenhouse and Indoor Growers

Good news for farmers in food insecure places: the government wants to help. In order to feed citizens with real, healthy foods, provision 12616 of the bill authorizes small grants for farmers who want to build hydroponic and aeroponic farms.

Farmers Remain Optimistic Despite Falling Index According to Latest DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Confidence Survey

Following one of the wettest fall harvests in recent history, farmers from across the country are demonstrating their negativity in the most recent DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agricultural Confidence Index (ACI).

5 Technologies Changing the Farming Industry

Farming is one of the oldest professions in the world. That's why it's easy to overlook the role innovative technologies play in agriculture if you're not involved in the industry.

The Water-Use Blues: Using Light To Enhance Crop Production

Fluence collaborates with University of Florida researchers to explore the impact of blue light on water-use efficiency.

LED Lighting for Indoor Agriculture

As used in commercial indoor growing, LED lighting technologies have been around less than ten years. LED lights are less understood than other types of grow lights, which have been studied for several decades.

Convert Your Hydroponic System to an Aquaponic System

As we rush towards a greener tomorrow, techniques that have been given to us by mother nature are being revived with modern methods. Aquaponics has a long way to go but both economically and environmentally speaking, this path with have many rewards.

What Roles Will AI And Machine Learning Have In Feeding The World?

Models and data analytics not only recap what is already occurring between water and plants across expansive rows of corn, they can actually predict what will come in the hours, days and weeks ahead.

#1 Article for 2018 - Growing with Hydroponics, Aeroponics and Aquaponics

Because hydroponics, aeroponics and aquaponics do not use soil, they can be established indoors in locations that have cold, severe climates. These growing methods can also be used in localities that have poor, sandy soil.

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