How to Implement an Intelligent Future for Farm Policy

It's time for the U.S. to renew its commitment to being the preeminent global agriculture powerhouse by becoming more intelligent about how we grow.

Is Indoor Farming Sustainable?

Voices all over the world are telling us that we urgently need to transform food production to make it more sustainable. But what is sustainability? What does it mean?

3D Printing: A New Frontier of Food

3D printing could soon become a regular way of processing food. Here, Tatjana Milenovic, global head of ABB's food and beverage segment, explains how 3D printing could change the way we manufacture food.

First-of-its-Kind Consortium Develops Crops Intended for Indoor Agriculture

Sustainably feeding a growing global population requires researchers to examine innovative food production approaches. One approach gaining traction is controlled environment agriculture (CEA), also known as indoor agriculture.

IoT Water Sensors: Improving Water Quality Management In Agriculture

As a vital resource for plant-growing, water plays an especially important role in agriculture. This article examines the importance of water quality monitoring with regard to indoor agriculture, and how IoT water sensors are key to enhancing crop yield.

Nutrients 101: Growing Strong Hydroponic Plants

There are a lot of factors involved in giving plants the ideal combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other necessary nutrients. The good news is that getting it right in the Greenery is actually pretty easy!

Will This Area Be the Agriculture City of the Future?

Located between Shanghai's international airport and the center of the city, Sunqaio is an innovative way of providing the city with urban food production, as well as a developed area for the growing population.

Are Crop-Spraying Drones the Wave of the Future?

The primary function of agricultural drones in the current market is integration for pesticide management and irrigation systems. By collecting and analyzing data, drones can assist agricultural operations in more efficient pesticide use.

Using Minichromosomal Technology in Agriculture

Minichromosomal technology does not alter the plants genes in any way. Resulting in faster regulatory approval and a quicker acceptance by farmers.

SWIR Shining New Light on New Farming Techniques

Developed for military use, during the last decade, infrared scanning has become a widespread technology for applications such as predicting water stress in crops, fruit yield, planning irrigation scheduling, detecting disease and pathogens, and evaluating fruit maturation.

IDS NXT ocean: Create an intelligent camera without prior knowledge

The all-in-one solution IDS NXT ocean includes not only industrial-grade camera hardware with a powerful AI core but also training software for creating individual neural networks.

A Unique Farm is Growing in the Underground Tunnels of London

Growing Underground is the first of its kind vertical farm that is housed underneath the streets of London, using the air raid shelters from the second world war to create a very unconventional farm.

How to Simplify Your Test Plots and Maximize Investments

The recent advances of digital tools has made it much easier to run test plots - which has changed how I look at them for my operation and how I incorporate the findings into planning for next season.

Plant Cloning: 4 Easy Steps to Get Started

While most of us think that growing crops involves planting seeds, there's actually another way...cloning! Cloning might sound like a complicated process involving mad scientists, but it's actually quite simple.

Safeguarding Your AG Data

When we talk about data safety, it's quite easy to just think about cyber security, hacking or any other digital pathways through which data can be lost. But, if ag data is not online, how much safer is it really?

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