Feeding a Growing Population: Why Technology Matters

If we can incorporate technology into already existing farming practices, we can increase production enough to feed the growing world. Technology can be used to grow more food on existing farms and to grow food in small spaces, such as indoor farms.

The Dawn of Digital Farming

Ongoing advances in numerous fields, including LED and sensor technology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, is enabling farm owners and managers to meet the increasing demands on pricing, efficiency and feeding a growing global population.

Pistachio and Almond Grower Invests in Solar for a Harvest of Savings

The ground-mounted system installed by JKB Energy located in Kettleman City, California, is the second largest net-metered solar project in PG&E territory and has a projected annual savings of $435,490

Plant Breeders Tap Robots, Drones and AI to Feed the World

Plant breeding has been going on for 10,000 years but technology -unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning -is revolutionizing the practice.

Autonomous Farm Equipment Equals Higher Production

Autonomous equipment technology will tackle the growing concern of labor shortages while boosting productivity and ecomonical savings, which will bring higher yields. The technology will allow for true 24/7 operations ...

Artificial Intelligence And Its Uses In Ag Irrigation

Do you have a problem that AI might be able to solve? If so, have you started collecting the data that might be needed? The sooner you get started, the sooner you might be able to see the benefits.

Artificial Intelligence is the Latest Greenhouse Automation Technology

For instance, our greenhouse clients can obtain a 50% to 70% reduction in error in harvest forecasts from the start; following a year of further learning, the AI technology can reduce errors by more than 70%.

Researching the Farm of the Future

Current, powered by GE celebrated the opening of CHAPs new Vertical Farming Development Facility, supported by Innovate UK and based at Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC).

Farmers Increase Yield with Weather Stations

The days of watching the weather report on the local news are gone. Today, farmers have upgraded to 21st century technology and trust on-site, hyper-local weather stations.

Farmers are Growing Comfortable with Mobile Apps

We will see a lot more of agriculture apps in the not so distant future. Paper records are archaic and frustrating, as well as inefficient and monotonous. The future is in digital mobile apps.

Imploding Concern: Identifying Destructive Pump Cavitation

Though a pump can fail due to age and use, the reality is that most are murdered, snatched from their prime with much life left in them. The culprit is cavitation and it sends warning signs but most are ignored.

From Robot Farm to Table: Iron Ox Unveils the First Fully Autonomous Indoor Farm

Robotics startup with deep roots in plant science aims to feed the world through intelligent farming

Rainfall Revisited: Accurate Observations And Beyond

Accurate observations are important and useful, but one must also get to the root of what the real problem is, understand all the sources of uncertainty, and understand that modeling techniques offer a consistent approach to filling in gaps

How More Stringent Health and Safety Policies in Agriculture Can Improve Output

if health and safety is paramount in your workplace, your workers will know, and this will affect their work. They will feel secure, will feel part of a team that is cared about (as opposed to being a simple commodity), and you will also be able to attract the best staff.

C Spire Helping Mississippi Delta Farmers Introduce Smart Agriculture Solutions

Tech movement initiative helps firm support precision farming to boost crop yields, reduce water use.

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