How Deep Flow Technique (DFT) Hydroponic Systems Work

The Deep Flow Technique (DFT) is similar to two other hydroponic systems, but it ultimately works in it's own way. In this article, you'll learn how DFT hydroponic systems grow crops.

Camera System Minimizes Health Risks When Consuming Seafood Products

Stuttgart-based technet GmbH has developed a system that uses a USB 3 uEye CP industrial camera from IDS to capture the contours and surface parameters of the parasites and determines the curvature energies of individual larvae from these data.

Food Industry Automation: Improving Efficiency, Quality Control, and Traceability

Automation can make a profound difference in the processes that are involved in getting food from the field to the grocery store, and onto the tables of millions of people. Automation can make a positive difference in food production, especially during the time of COVID-19.

Bayer and Temasek Unveil Innovative New Company Focused on Developing Breakthroughs in Vertical Farming

-Initial efforts will focus on innovating vegetable varieties that deliver optimized quality and sensory experience -Called Unfold, the new company will be headquartered in the Davis, Calif., area with key operations in both the U.S. and Singapore -John Purcell appointed as CEO

How Variable Rate Swath Control Helps the Farmer

Using GPS technology, farmers can control the variable swath of a field. Swath control is where a farmer controls the size of the swath a certain piece of equipment takes through the field.

Horticulture Lighting Metrics: Understand Grow Lights

Choosing the best grow light for your facility is essential to growing healthy plants and getting a maximum return from your investment.

Trends in robotics: Cobots, agribots and medical robots

From recreational robots such as drones, to critical operational robots in the medical field, robotic technology is changing our daily lives.

Urban Farming Spotlight: Singapore

Urban farming in Singapore is becoming a central focus of the government and local organizations. The whole country of Singapore seems to be coming together, to find innovative ways to increase local agriculture in a very urban setting.

ARE AUTOMATED INDOOR GROWING FACILITIES THE FUTURE FOR FRESH PRODUCE?

Agri-TechE bring together Controlled Environment Agriculture technologists, producers and investors to discuss the current landscape and promising developments

XAG Drones Tested, Add Sweet Spot for South Africa's Sugar Crisis

Drones, with specialty spraying technology, was deployed for a recent sugarcane ripening trail in South Africa, showing an evident increase in the amount of sugar extracted from these canes.

CubicFarms Leverages Its Expertise in Controlled-environment Agriculture and Announces Launch of New Control Room System and Sale to Career Field Farmer and Entrepreneur

CubicFarms' Control Room is assembled inside its proprietary stainless steel, fully insulated growing chamber with the option to customize features such as lighting, automated irrigation, nutrient delivery, full climate control for temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels.

AGTECH NEXT SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL

Virtual AgTech NEXT conference sessions will be held from 12 - 1 PM CDT on Tuesdays, beginning September 22 with a keynote by Dr. Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods through November 10, with a break on November 3, election day.

Sowing a Precise Crop - How Micromotors Can Be Used in the Agricultural Industry

Agriculture is a demanding and developing industry. One farming tractor can now do in a day what used to take 100 people, a week. While the industry is literally, reaping the benefits of demand, this does provoke concerns over pesticide use and soil health.

COMPANIES WILL EITHER SINK, SWIM, OR SURF DEPENDING ON THE MATURITY OF THEIR DIGITAL READINESS

• Exceptional ROI expected for companies who have embraced digital technologies amid COVID-19 • New normal will include hybrid models of digital technology with physical activity • COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented levels of global collaboration

You May Be Overlooking One Key Factor In Hydroponics: Water Quality

Since water is the main carrier of nutrients, it's essential that the water have as few impurities as possible. Poor water quality may cause plants to suffer from stunted growth, nutrient deficiencies, bacterial contamination and more!

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