87% of US Agriculture Businesses Are Currently Using AI

87% of US agriculture businesses are currently using AI technologies, up from 74% at this time last year, according to new research released today.

U+ Releases List of Top AgTech Innovators to Watch

The list recognizes companies across the globe successfully seeking ways to increase and improve sustainable agricultural productivity practices, including best practices in robotics and automation, indoor vertical farming and livestock wearable sensors.

Automation for Sustainable Development

Science and technology go hand-in-hand in solving the world's problems and robotics and automation are the latest innovations set to tackle one of our biggest issues - poverty.

Digi-Key, Seeed Studio and Machinechat Introduce Industry's First Private LoRaWAN-in-a-Box Solutions

The first LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution is focused on rapid deployment of smart agriculture and precision farming projects.

The Importance of DLI and Light Quality

Different plants require a different amount of light for healthy crop production. High-light crops, such as tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers require a high Daily Light Integral (DLI). Both their quality and yield depend on them getting enough light throughout the day.

Gridtractor Launches Fleet Electrification Services to Accelerate Zero-Emission Agriculture

As a partial subsidiary of Polaris Energy Services, Gridtractor's intelligent energy management and vehicle grid integration services will help farms transition to a zero-emission, electrified future, starting with first customer Terranova Ranch.

Predicting Future Changes in Water Quality

When Dublin City University (DCU) Water Institute was developing its new mobile lab technology to help predict future changes in water quality, it turned to precision drive and motor specialist, maxon for help.

Iron Ox Launches Grover, an All-New Autonomous Mobile Robot

Grover is a durable, hygienic and highly capable autonomous mobile robot that allows Iron Ox to save water, land and energy - while predicting and responding in real time to local consumer demand.

The name is Tech. AgTech

Drawing a parallel to our lives, the world of Food and Agriculture has major villains too. Ensuring food security for 9 billion people around the world in a few years, is a challenge. Handling climate change and high volatility in crop production is a challenge.

Choosing the Right LEDs for Your Greenhouse

Plants respond differently to various spectra so choosing the best LEDs for you will depend on your specific cultivation goals and crops, location and climate, and several other key considerations.

Increase Yield While Reducing Costs and Minimizing the Environmental Footprint

At the core of the Watsons' success has been a proactive approach to seek out and adopt new technologies that support their farming and environmental philosophy.

Motorized Pruning Shears Make Quick Work for Vineyards

Electric shears are connected to the battery which is normally fastened onto the wine growers belt with a short cable while the electrical motors are integrated into the shear's handles and apply the necessary force.

Will AI Replace Farmers? Yes, and No

The appeal of farming isn't what it used to be, and fewer people are interested in taking up the profession. Thanks to technology and artificial intelligence, though, the industry can still keep up and yield more and healthier crops and livestock.

"Growth Turbo" CO2 - How Does CO2 Fertilisation Work in the Greenhouse?

Higher yields can be achieved by artificially increasing the CO2 concentration in the greenhouse, especially for vegetables. This offers greenhouse operators an enormous competitive advantage compared to outdoor cultivation.

Priva and Octinion combine robotic activities in Kompano: a leading technology company in horticultural robotics

The Dutch technology company Priva and the Belgian R&D group Octinion will merge their horticultural robotic activities under the Kompano flag.

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