Renewably powered aeroponic farms can significantly reduce the environmental impact of fresh produce compared to imports, new study finds.
Aeroponic container farms are a new method of farming that use a soilless technique to grow crops in a controlled environment. This method involves suspending the plant roots in a nutrient-rich mist, which helps to optimise crop growth and reduce water usage.
Diageo introduces drones to drive farming efficiency and environmental benefits across tequila farming in Mexico
Drones in tequila farming to build data on agave plants to drive better farming decisions, reduce water and fertilizer use and decrease the use of vehicles to reduce carbon emissions
AI algorithms can then process this data to provide insights that aid in decision-making, improving yields and reducing waste. As a result, agriculture businesses can save costs, increase productivity, and ultimately improve their bottom line.
Traceability determines if a disease is foreign or endemic. Ranchers have long relied on the classic metal or plastic ear tag for tracking purposes, but new technology has expanded traceability efforts to include electronic IDs.
In 2022, the tomato producer has decided to build a new greenhouse module in Murcia of 7.3 hectares in one single unit, which is the largest greenhouse built in Spain in recent years. Looije achieved a 10 increase of tomato production in the new greenhouses.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AND STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE LAUNCH AG VISION FOR THE NEXT DECADE
The plan - which will guide areas of focus for CDFA and serve as a catalyst for action with farmers and ranchers, and other California agencies and partners - is being hailed as not just a plan for agriculture, but a plan to benefit every Californian.
A study, led by the first winner of the inaugural Carol Ellison Science Award 2021, has determined the optimum height for a drone to fly and target desert locusts with biopesticides in order for it be most effective as a tool to fight the devastating crop pest.
Although each vertical farm is uniquely built to overcome local challenges and to meet specific goals, the advantages of farming vertically are universally evident: space efficiency, hyper-locality to consumers, and water conservation stand out among a plethora of benefits.
Frito-Lay and Quaker Open New Industry-Leading Greenhouse Learning Center to Fast-Track Sustainable Packaging Innovation
The R&D packaging team will use the Greenhouse Learning Center to test the biodegradation properties of compostable packages in different environments to accelerate learnings and validate lab results.
To achieve this, Shinkei has automated a traditional Japanese slaughter technique called Ike Jime that is revered by sushi chefs and seafood aficionados.
Hydroponic Farming at Sea - MSC Cruise lines and Babylon Micro-Farms partnership create a world first.
This new restaurant will feature the first-at-sea hydroponic micro-farm in the world and guests will be treated to a uniquely immersive experience with the master chef preparing Ekstedt's extraordinary creations in an open kitchen against a backdrop of panoramic sea views.
Staying competitive means maximizing your available grow room space. Cannabis cultivators and indoor food producers who can increase yields without sacrificing product quality or adding square footage are on the path to increased ROI.
ERGOPONIC & Harvest Today Announce A Strategic Partnership To Develop An Optimized Containerized Solution
The partnership will bring together two companies in the agriculture technology industry, both committed to sustainability and efficiency. Together, they aim to deliver a solution that will be profitable for its users.
Splenda® Stevia Farm Announces Official Operation of Its Fully Integrated Us-based Stevia Farm, Building a New American Industry
Splenda's unique Stevia genetics and innovative US processing will yield high-quality, superior tasting stevia and positively impact the global supply chain
Agribusinesses must take data security seriously as data becomes more valuable to cybercriminals. Three best practices for protecting digital information include securing endpoints, choosing vendors wisely, and knowing where data resides.
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Manufacturing and packaging operations that still depend on manual material or parts handling operations can reap immediate benefits from a type of automation based on long-travel Cartesian robots with custom end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) and advanced sensing capabilities. These robots can support a variety of machines - performing otherwise manual tasks such as machine tending or transferring in-process parts - making long-travel Cartesian transfer robots a major upgrade to processes and operations. Download the White Paper from Bell-Everman