So, You Want to be a Farmer

But, if you are set on becoming a farmer, there are many schools to attend and courses that you can take. There is no degree necessary to start plowing, but it would be beneficial to have a knowledge of the industry.

Digital Farming in Organic Agriculture

In 2015, the Government of India had inaugurated the Digital India Movement to transition India's public service sector into the digital front. Farming is a colossal work vertical with a GDP portion of 14% and holds a vital spot in this mission for digitization.

Monarch Tractor: The World's Smartest, Fully Electric, Autonomous Tractor

Monarch Tractor provides a robust platform for groundbreaking technology that empowers sustainable farming with actionable intelligence, clean energy and unparalleled safety features

Challenges of Developing a Safety System for an Agricultural Site

Each industry has additional standards that must be followed. For example, earth moving equipment used in mining has additional standards than a harvester in an agricultural setting.

Blockchain Brings New Level of Trust to Agriculture

Farmers Edge and Standards Council of Canada unite to establish a framework for agricultural blockchain interoperability, setting the stage for improved global traceability standards

Agriculture 4.0: Reaping the Benefits of Technology

Agriculture 4.0 is a farming management concept that takes advantage of new technologies and data collection to increase yields and boost efficiency - helping farms work smarter, not harder.

RAVEN INDUSTRIES OPENS PRE-ORDER FOR DRIVERLESS AG TECHNOLOGY

AutoCart lets farmers set a field plan, stage locations, adjust speeds, monitor location activity and command the tractor pulling a grain cart to sync with the combine as it offloads on the go. The driverless tractor can then be returned to a predetermined unloading area.

Smart Farming is Ready for Augmented and Virtual Reality

As newer and more technology moves into agriculture through options like robotics, IoT, sensors, drones, and data analytics, some may feel they now have a full arsenal of tools at their disposal. However, augmented and virtual reality technologies should also be considered.

Agrivoltaics Becoming Multi-Billion Dollar Industry, Reveals IDTechEx

Flexible solar such as copper indium gallium diselenide CIGS is a multi-billion dollar success on city building facades because no strengthening is needed. Harmlessly, farmers could use it across walls and buildings, selling the power.

Cultivating Farmland Precisely and as Needed

Digitized and automated processes are becoming increasingly important in modern agricultural enterprises. Machine vision methods play a key role here. Among other things, they can be used for a variety of precision farming applications.

Smart Technology in Farming

Smart farming involves the incorporation of advanced technologies into existing farming methods in order to increase production efficiency and the quality of the agricultural products.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Farmers Scout Crops

Farmers have had good scouting imagery technology for many years now, and this is an area that is ripe with new opportunity from automation and artificial intelligence. Thanks to innovations from emerging ag-tech startups, the technology is evolving quickly.

Utilizing Liquid Petroleum Gas in Farming

Selecting the most suitable energy source, like biogas, is critical. With the right system in place, farmers can benefit from a powerful and cost-effective fuel supply to run a multitude of operations, no matter how energy-intensive their processes may be.

How the Ag Industry Can Use Technology to Navigate Labor Management

COVID-19 is forcing the agriculture industry to re-examine long-held practices and bringing new regulations for safety. Farms that made the move to digital are better equipped to efficiently communicate and work with their labor force, but it's not too late to catch up.

Agricultural Waste into Biopolymers?

Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand are also responsible for producing more than 90 per cent of global palm oil, which consequently causes 27 million tonnes of waste per annum from fruit bunches (EFBs), fibres, shells and liquid effluent.

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MVTec’s Machine Vision Software in Agriculture Applications

MVTec's Machine Vision Software in Agriculture Applications

This is today's agriculture: Tractors drive autonomously and the cultivation of fields can be carried out precisely and plant-specifically. Drones record the condition of the soil and crops from the air. Robots assist in milking, feeding, and monitoring animals. MVTec's machine vision software helps farmers realize these and other applications and confidently face many of today's modern agriculture challenges.