&ever to produce daily 550kg of tasty leafy green varieties in a highly automated indoor vertical farm in Kuwait.
The California Air Resources Board created a new project category late last year for advanced technology demonstration projects to show the viability of new technologies, such as Solectrac's electric tractors, to perform the same work as the diesel equipment they would replace.
Upward Farms Announces Rebrand from Seed & Roe and Plans to Open a New Headquarter Farm in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Upward Farms' expansion accelerated with new $15 million capital investment, enabling the company to continue sustainably growing leafy greens and fish with the highest ecological and quality standards
Many agricultural vehicle makers are going electric because the charging capability, affordability and other factors are rapidly falling into place just as they are for road vehicles.
In 2014, Simply fresh commenced its export operations. It's then that the team realized the demand for fresh products and the need for safe and traceable agricultural produce.
Syngenta Announces Plans for New Seeds R&D Innovation & Customer Experience Center in Northern Illinois
World-class site will showcase leading seeds and digital technologies and spotlight Syngenta's product development through on-farm collaboration with growers
Robotics and AI are enabling a revolution in affordable precision, which will eventually upend familiar norms in agrochemical supply, in agricultural machine design, and in farming practices.
The aeroponic origin story is deeply rooted in space and science fiction. In space, crews must utilise all resources to their fullest potential, reducing, reusing and recycling everything they take with them.
Other factors driving the market include growing urban population, and reduced environmental pollution. However, high initial investment and crop production of limited varieties restrict the growth of vertical farming market.
UMD Researchers Lead New Multi-Institutional Grant to Examine the Legal, Economic, and Policy Implications of Solar Power on Agricultural Land
The project will assess the legal, economic, and policy implications of solar power on agricultural land to produce educational resources for Extension agents and attorneys to help farmers and rural landowners understand drawbacks and benefits to leasing their land for solar power.
Partnership comes as Fifth Season announces opening of industry-leading vertical farm, expanded partnerships with Whole Foods and Giant Eagle, and its innovative direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform
Perdue Farms Becomes the First Poultry Company in the United States To Create a Pollinator-Friendly Habitat Throughout its Solar Installation
A pollinator-friendly ground cover consists of a variety of flowering plants that provide food in the form of nectar and pollen. It contains a mixture of plants that bloom from early spring to late fall so that flowers will be available when pollinators are active.
Procurant Trace™ tracks the origin and distribution of fresh produce from farm to consumer to enhance trust and safety across the food supply chain.
Seeing, localising, and taking plant-specific intelligent action are no longer the exclusive realm of humans. Machines have demonstrated the technical viability and the emphasis has long shifted to the finer details of ROI, reliability, business model, etc.
By carefully tailoring the environment to the exact requirements of the crop, such as through using LED lighting to produce the exact light spectrum needed for optimal photosynthesis, it is possible to obtain yields hundreds of times higher than traditional agriculture.
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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.