Partnerships Create New Economic Opportunities for Tobacco Farmers In North Carolina to Grow Sustainable, Highly-Sought After Crop Supplying Stevia Sweeteners to Food and Beverage Companies
The Fresh Farms of America brand exclusively utilizes the propriety vertical aeroponic equipment from leading R&D and equipment manufacturer Indoor Farms of America, which is headquartered in Las Vegas.
Repeat Orders Signal Ag Tech Industry's Standardization of Heliospectra's Market-Leading Technology Solutions
Strong Job Market Provides College Grads Career Options; America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship Partners With Farmers To Prepare Students For Opportunities In Top Job-Growth Sector
-Advancements in science and technology are fueling the need for skilled graduates in the field of agriculture - by 2020 the demand for qualified college graduates in these areas is expected to increase - With nearly 60,000 annual job openings in the agriculture industry and not enough qualified college graduates to fill them, the Grow Ag Leaders program is partnering with farmers to identify and support the future leaders within the industry. - Now through Feb. 1, students can apply for a Grow Ag Leaders scholarship, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, for a chance to win $1,500 to pursue a degree in an ag-related field. - Grow Ag Leaders will award more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in 2018.
Shelby Rogers for Interesting Engineering: Plantagon could help solve food shortages around the world and save 1,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions from traditional farming methods.
Matt Simon for Wired: The company is developing machine learning algorithms that will automatically detect diseased plants and kick them out of the system before the sickness spreads. Underdeveloped plants would also get the boot.
Jody Helmer for Civil Eats: Vertical farms allow food banks to grow their own produce with high-tech systems in an effort to fight food insecurity year-round.
Power quality specialist REO UK has launched the CNW 163, a power line filter designed to combat electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) in the agriculture industry. Power quality has become a prominent issue for agricultural engineers and farmers in recent years as the use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags has become more popular alongside power line communication (PLC) lines used in automatic farming systems.
Anne Trafton for MIT News Office: MIT engineers have created sensors that can be printed onto plant leaves and reveal when the plants are experiencing a water shortage
As harvest winds down - mobile app ramps up
Monsanto on Track to Become Carbon Neutral, Demonstrates Environmental Benefits of Modern Agriculture
Company Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions By More Than 200,000 Metric Tons, Expects Portfolio Approach To Accelerate Future Reductions
CABI's Dr Kuhlmann highlights importance of digital technology at G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists meeting
Dr Kuhlmann today spoke about the need to bridge the gap between agricultural research and extension, through digital development, in order to help farmers grow nutritious, healthy and profitable crops unblighted by pests and diseases.
Torstar News Service: Forty-foot containers, equipped with infrared lights and vertical hydroponics systems, can produce up to 150 pounds of kale a week.
Leading data insight company Proagrica, part of the global RELX Group, has today launched the roll-out to the agri-food supply chain of Agility, the revolutionary data platform which collects, aggregates, cleans and delivers accurate and timely data from multiple trusted sources.
The Climate Corporation Expands Its Industry-Leading, Global Digital Agriculture Platform into Europe
Climate FieldView™ Platform to Deliver European Farmers Advanced, Data-Driven Technologies to Sustainably Increase Crop Productivity
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