For those of us with boots on the ground in the industry, we recognize that the commercial farming sector has quickly become the target industry for some of the most innovative and exciting technological advances of our generation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ecorobotix's UHP-spraying solution is radically different from conventional and spot-spraying herbicide application, making it more efficient and more cost-effective solution which can be used for both selective and non-selective herbicides.
Drones can broadcast chemicals over entire fields or apply them to specific plants with remarkable accuracy. Fixed-wing planes take a clumsy approach - as the product leaves the tank in a hazy cloud, much of it blows beyond the pasture's edge.
MIGAL Spearheading Transition of Agri-Photovoltaics From Vision to Reality: Hosts SunnySide APV Summit 2023 & Launches Agri-PV Knowledge Center
"We are excited about agrivoltaics' potential to improve land use, scale the production of clean energy and reduce food shortages - especially given the growing challenges facing agriculture in so many regions."
Measurement is part of a farmer's DNA. It improves plant yields, herd health, resource conservation and impacts the bottom line - from ensuring livestock reach their peak for maximum prices at auction to guarding against overgrazed pastures.
The future of food is being propelled by seismic tailwinds: massive demographic change spurring new consumer demand, significant advancements in the biology, chemistry and physics of food production to create new choices, and sustainability-minded investors.
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Precision Farming - Featured Product
The next evolution in Dorner's Edge Roller Technology conveyor platform, the ERT®150, is ideal for small and light-load assembly automation, as well as medical and medical-device assembly application. The ERT platform is the only pallet conveyor of its kind available with an ISO Standard Class 4 rating for cleanroom applications. Earning the ISO Standard 14644-1 Class 4 rating means Dorner's ERT150 will conform and not contribute to the contamination of cleanrooms to those standards. As implied by its name, the ERT150 (Edge Roller Technology) uses rollers to move pallets through the conveyor smoothly with no friction (a byproduct often seen in belt-driven platforms). The conveyor's open design eliminates concerns of small parts or screws dropping into rollers and causing conveyor damage or jamming. The ERT150 is suited to operate in cleanroom environments requiring a pallet handling conveyor. It is capable of zoning for no or low-back pressure accumulation and is ideal for automation assembly applications within industries including medical devices, electronics, consumer goods among others.