Emily Monaco for Organic Authority: The National Organic Standards Board voted last Wednesday to reject proposals prohibiting hydroponic and aquaponic production methods from being certified USDA organic.
Typically growers want to see the seed date, variety, quantity, and maybe harvest date on a plant tag. This can all be done with barcodes.
In a market ripe for disruption with Brexit underway, the most savvy investors will flock to Global AgInvesting (GAI) Europe, 4-6 December here at the Landmark Hotel to discover the scope of agricultural investment opportunities in the region and abroad, as well as gain exclusive guidance on deals and capital flows.
Morgan Kelly, Princeton Environmental Institute: Princeton Universitys Vertical Farming Project began at a conference in 2016 when the topic turned to increasing the crop yield of hydroponic systems
Farmobile Forges Partnership with AmTrust Agriculture Insurance Services to Advance Digital Crop Insurance Solution
Strategic partnership will optimize crop insurance reporting
David Szondy for New Atlas: "Obviously the footprint needs to be small, so you have to go vertical. And you'll need to use artificial lighting. These are the problems we decided to solve for."
Workhorse exhibit will also feature public unveiling of N-Gen low delivery-platform electric van with integrated HorseFly™ drone, and first electric pickup truck by an OEM
University of Minnesota AgCultures Team Heads to South America on Adventure Learning Expedition Investigating the World's Food Challenges
How are we feeding the more than 7 billion people on Earth? It's important to know where our food comes from, the diversity and global reach of the agriculture industry and the enormous impacts climate and environment shifts are having on agriculture.
Pig Health App Continues to Bring Innovation to Pork Production
AeroFarms: Having raised in total over $100 million in corporate and project financing, AeroFarms will used the latest round of funds for continued investment in leading R&D and technology and additional farm expansion around the world.
Company Moves to New Corporate Headquarters Due to Accelerated Growth in 2017
Agrotop will demonstrate several completed projects which were specifically designed to resist extreme heat and adapt to varying humidity conditions in India
Marilyn Kalfus for the OC Register: The 300-acre sustainable community, named Miralon, is planned as one of the nations largest agricultural neighborhoods, or "agri-hoods," where new homes crop up around community farms.
Brian Spaen for GreenMatters: Theyll be farming in solar-powered greenhouses and vertical farms in densely-populated locations. This will bring in fresh crops to the community, adding to the great quality of life theyre hoping to achieve through its other sectors.
Melissa Yeo for Stockhead: Roots sells an underground heating and cooling system for crops that increases yields and allows crops to be grown out of season.
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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.