2022 Top Article - Indoor Agriculture: Driving up LED Efficiency to Reduce the Costs of Artificial Sun

Increasing lighting efficiency can make a big difference to running costs. This is one of the reasons driving the move to replace traditional lighting solutions with LEDs in recent years.

2022 Top Article - AI and Custom Imaging Hardware to Address the Challenges of Growing High-quality Crops

The twin pressures of a relentless increase in the demand for larger volumes and higher quality fruits and vegetables together with pressures on growers for more sustainable farming will drive the need for higher yields at the plant level.

Education opportunities abound from garden on roof of Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center at Auburn University

The 4,400-square-foot garden is visited daily by students and faculty who ensure the space is not only beautiful but functional for the culinary laboratories and teaching restaurant,

Kellogg Company and NewEdge Inc: Why Innovation and R&D Must Drive Global Food System Transformation

To sustainably feed the world's growing population, we must embrace the next agricultural revolution and find new ways to innovate our food system.

Agro-Informatics Trends Transforming the Industry in 2023

While mechanical technologies continue their development, it's the digital technologies we will see driving the most change within agriculture. Below, I'll dive into four of the largest upcoming agro-informatics trends I see coming in 2023 and beyond.

New funding for agriculture and horticulture automation and robotics

Further 12.5 million for projects focused on cutting-edge agriculture and horticulture innovation to boost productivity, reduce labour demands, and create more sustainable farming practices

Efficiency Benefits of LED

Ensuring long-term success in cannabis cultivation requires investing in quality infrastructure that stands the test of time. The less efficient a system, the more money it will cost operators long-term. Let's shed some light on the efficiency of fixtures used in cannabis.

Raven Advances Cutting-Edge Precision and Autonomous Ag Tech with Two Raven Autonomy™ Product Debuts

The Raven Autonomy™ Driver Assist Harvest Solution gives any grain cart driver - of any skill level - the tools to operate with confidence. The solution gives operators peace of mind with the push of a couple of buttons.

Clean and Biosecureobile Vertical Grow Racking Systems

Pipp's team of engineers and installation experts worked with Planted Detroit to install mobile vertical grow racking systems that were clean and biosecure.

SPACE-TECH MEETS AGRI-TECH AS PLANS FOR NEW SPACE CLUSTER ARE REVEALED

The opportunities created at the intersection between agri-tech and space-tech and the new Space Cluster for Norfolk and Suffolk are to be discussed at an event on 26th January organised by Agri-TechE in partnership with the New Anglia LEP.

A Pivotal Point for Remote Irrigation Control

Compared with previous irrigation methods, pivot systems have been a primary driver of water conservation in irrigated agriculture. However, with the technology available now, they can perform even better - benefiting farmers as well as the planet.

NASA Funds Scale-Up of Fluorescent Greenhouse Roofing Technology

On the heels of several technology development milestones and recently granted patents, new funding from NASA will accelerate the scale-up of UbiGro® quantum dot technology for greenhouse roofing

Urban Crop Solutions and Rudi Pauwels Establish Research Centre in Spain

Urban Crop Solutions (UCS) and Dr Rudi Pauwels will set up a research centre on indoor farming applications in southern Spain. Research at the centre will focus on the impact of climate change on crops in Southern Europe, while working on optimising the nutrient content.

How To Optimize Weekly Maintenance Schedules For Agricultural Equipment

The maintenance metric you can use could be machine uptime, unscheduled downtime, efficiency, productivity, cost, safety, and other performance metrics. You need to choose the metrics that are relevant to your farm operations.

Growing Forward: A Glimpse into the 2022 Cannabis Lighting Market Report and the Bright Green Future

This article serves not only to highlight the key points of the 2022 report, but also to provide a perspective into long-term trends with a sense of hope-based on the facts. Fluence is keen to the struggles and successes of its Growing Family.

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