Global Collaboration Accelerates the Advancement of Seed-applied Technology to Bring New Innovation to Growers
In 2013, Hu raised US $1.5 million and started a 2 hectare pilot project in an abandoned chicken farm in north Taiwan. They recruited four people, all with zero farming experience to start. "We wanted to prove that our system can work for anyone," Chen says proudly.
Celebrating World Soil Day: Kellogg's Origins™ Farmers use Time-Honored Tactics to Maintain Productivity and Sustainability
World Soil Day, December 5, is an opportunity to emphasize the importance of healthy soil and advocate for sustainable management of soil.
Funding Enables Rapidly Growing Farmer Network to Accelerate the Independent Digital Farm Economy
Ridding rail tracks of weeds is essential to safety, and finding an alternative might not be simple. Specialist operator Weedfree on Track has been combatting weed problems for over half a century.
Aqua-Yield Introduces NanoPhos™
Karen Graham for Digital Journal: An agrophotovoltaics (APV) pilot project conducted at Lake Constance has proven that farming and the use of solar panels can be compatible.
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.
LED Canada is in the final stages of providing a quote on its LEDs for the previously announced Mobile, AL farm and another farm in development in Massachusetts. Each vertical farm would require 9,000 8-foot LED lamps, which would represent a multi-million-dollar purchase order for each project.
Second "Path to Commercialization" Grant Awarded to Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Diana Gitig for Ars Technica: "We find that the current distribution of crops around the world neither attains maximum production nor minimum water use."
The Climate Corporation and Deveron Partner to Deliver On-Demand Aerial Imagery Data to Farmers for Enhanced Crop Analysis
Collaboration Furthers Climates Commitment to Build a Farmer-Focused Digital Ag Ecosystem that Includes Multiple High-Resolution Imagery Capabilities
RedEdge-M: More compact, more flexible, and even more powerful.
JLT Mobile Computers Selected by Steketee for Smart Farming Precision Agriculture Solutions to Increase Farmers' Efficiency
The Steketee partnership is an important milestone in JLT's long-term commitment to develop rugged computer solutions for the agriculture industry
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.
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