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.

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.

Prep Your Greenhouse for a Successful Growing Season with Efficient Heating Solutions

With winter on the horizon, it is important for commercial greenhouse owners to begin prepping for the seasonal shift. There are various tips that help ensure your winter growing season is efficient and successful.

How Robots are used in Agriculture

The agricultural industry are continually looking for ways to increase output, improve efficiency and reduce waste. This has led to robots and automation becoming an integral part of farming and food production processes.

Electrifying Agriculture - How EV Tractors Can Support the Sector's Sustainable Shift

Battery technology needs to be developed in order to withstand the heavy loads of agricultural vehicles and supply a lasting and reliable source of power.

From the racetrack to the farm: Ideanomics, Energica and Solectrac to design a new generation of electric tractors featuring technology from the world's best electric motorcycle

Collaboration between Solectrac and Energica Inside on battery pack development is expected to boost run-time, meaning customers can do more with their electric tractors per charge.

Blue Radix and Microsoft Collaborate to Solve Scarcity of Crop Expertise

Microsoft reached out to Blue Radix to help them develop a commercial version of the Blue Radix solution for autonomous growing. This solidified the partnership and helped develop what would become the commercially available Crop Controller service.

Automatic Forest Fire Detection System With AI Enables Early and Efficient Fire Fighting

Instead of elaborately programming a solution, neural networks and deep learning algorithms teach an image processing system to see, recognize and verify objects - in this case smoke.

Reaping Good Harvest: Artec Leo Offers Innovation to Improve Harvesting in France

The company 3D scans parts with high precision to adapt or reproduce them for machine modifications like a core cleaning module or an enhanced sowing system.

Enhancing the Productivity of Agricultural Technology

Farmers need to meet the demanding sustainability regulations, attempt to increase their yield, and improve productivity across all crops, all while conserving both farmland and water due to a diminishing natural resource base.

Harrison Poultry Selects NORD DRIVESYSTEMS to Power Their State-of-the-Art Feed Mill

The NORD solutions eliminated the need for outdated shives/pulleys/belts/guards, etc. They also use a direct-drive concept that is much safer and more efficient.

Do's & Don'ts of Commercial Grow Facility Design

When owners and head growers first start thinking about building a new commercial grow facility, often the first thing on their minds is profitability-how do we differentiate our product and outperform the competition with better plant quality and higher yields?

Robotics Plus unveils autonomous modular vehicle to alleviate agriculture labour shortages

Multi-use, modular platform Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) automates tree and vine crop tasks, starting with intelligent spraying

Q ENERGY France and its partner Aquacosy Inaugurate France's very first Hydrovoltaic Prototype

The hydrovoltaic prototype, with an installed power of 9.3 kW, has been operational since August 2021 and covers an area of 250 m². It is equipped with a hydraulic system with two rainwater collection gutters and a tank with a pump system.

Protecting Your Agriculture Cooperative From Cyberattacks

A recent spate of cyberattacks prompted the FBI to issue a warning to agriculture co-ops. It advised them to be on high alert, especially during important planting and harvest times.

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