Farmers learn how practices can improve their operations and profitability at the Soil Health Partnership's fourth year of field days this summer and fall.
There is a growing body of evidence that seems to indicate that closed-loop water recirculation systems like hydroponics and aquaponics (the coupling of fish production with vegetable production) may in fact offer an advantage over soil-based organic growing since the water chemistry of both these systems can be manipulated to boost natural plant bioactives for health benefits.
Sun Bandit Produces Solar Hot Water In Sub-Zero Temperatures to Heat Dwellings and Grow Fresh Produce North of the Arctic Circle
Freeze-Resistant Properties Allow Worlds First Certified PV-Powered Solar Water Heating System to Heat Water, Channel Stored Energy to Feed Radiant Wall and Floor Heating and Extend Growing Season for Hydroponically Produced Fresh Vegetables In Sub-Zero Temperatures
Ten startups with technologies focused in soil health, food safety and traceability, decision making support, and robotics and infrastructure comprise this years THRIVE Accelerator program participants.
Gregor Heard for Queensland Country Life: The Rural IoT Network will provide the backbone infrastructure for shared networks of wireless sensors that constantly report on essential farm metrics.
Robert Morris for Nibletz: Iowas AgriTech Startup Accelerator Attracts California Startups
Global distributor Mouser Electronics and engineer spokesperson Grant Imahara are teaming up to present the Shaping Smarter Cities project, part of Mousers Empowering Innovation Together program. The new series explores global technological solutions for dense population zones, and how different companies are creating a more livable future for our cities.
Aimed at Bringing Open-Source Farming to Consumers, Cool Idea! Award Grant Helps FarmBot Maintain Momentum
FarmBot is an open-source, small-scale farming machine that gives individuals the power to create a digital garden using a desktop, laptop, tablet or phone. Through their Cool Idea! Award, the product's designers leveraged Proto Labs' on-demand injection molding service to decrease production costs and increase quality at scale.
Inelta rolls out new miniature inductive path sensors - medical, industrial, navigation, agriculture
ILAT from Inelta: Inductive Path Sensors in Miniature Format
John Boyd & Mike Weaver for The Hill: When they are done, the market will be dominated by two large and two smaller companies - spelling disaster for American farmers and consumers who will see food costs go up and innovation decline.
Partnership enables rapid deployment of LoRaWAN connectivity for millions of IoT devices
Jonathan Easley, The Hill: Trump will visit Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, home of the nations largest two-year agricultural college program, to view the schools cutting edge "agricultural geo-spatial technology and precision farming" techniques.
AgriTech Investors Roundtable: According to the latest report, for 2016, over $3.23 Bn was invested in agriculture sector worldwide. Of this, 53 Indian agritech startups raised $313 Mn.
Fifth Order Catalyzes Heliospectra's Market-Leading Adjustable Full Spectrum Lights and Control Software for Commercial Greenhouse and Indoor Crop Production
AgWeb.com: An influx of investors is bringing more money to seed-stage AgTech startups. And while that is an incredible thing for the industry at large, it certainly comes with its own set of challenges.
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