Vertical container farming is on the up. Continuing pressure on UK growers to diversify their crops, rewild their land and use greener growing practices means that utilising the economic and environmental benefits of vertical farming is more popular than ever.
A climate-controlled environment allows for year-round, reliable food production. This reliability means the consumer has access to fresh, locally grown produce in every season.
When it comes to digitising farm records, one of the best places to start is your machinery and farm vehicles. When you purchase that new piece of machinery, you want to ensure it is well maintained, in turn, protecting your investment.
The future of farming is driven by technology. In this article, Priva's General Manager Middle East, Giovanni Angiolini, explores how the adoption of AgriTech can help achieve food security and self-sufficiency goals in 2022 and beyond.
Below is more information about the revolutionary fruit harvesting technology that can streamline the picking process, allow farmers to overcome existing challenges and help solve ongoing labor shortages in the sector.
While an enticing opportunity, planning a commercial aquaponics greenhouse requires a detailed business plan and a clear understanding of your goals.
Many farmers are adopting cooperative (co-op) business methods to enhance equality and success in the workplace. When agricultural professionals work together, they have better access to essential supplies and markets.
Square Roots utilized refurbished upcycled shipping containers that are stacked vertically to reduce the company's impact on the land.
The multi-layer vertical farm will allow crops to grow throughout the year in any climate, in a controlled environment that mitigates risk of pathogens and maximizes taste and texture appeal.
The cleaned asparagus is transported to optical quality recognition station and from there to the appropriate collecting container, which is subdivided into different quality levels. Images of asparagus were captured by cameras and transmitted by Firewire signals.
The Hub will be the focal point for developing and testing new sustainable materials and bioplastics to tackle growing plastic pollution as well as investigating waste feedstock options within British agricultural operations.
Everyone has a major role to play in reversing food waste, including innovators and problem solvers. Thanks to them, several new agriculture technologies are already hard at work minimizing unnecessary and avoidable waste.
Leafy greens are some of the best plants to grow hydroponically, and lettuce is an excellent plant to start out growing hydroponically. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you grow your own lettuce to reduce the growing retail prices.
Is it possible for technology to make meat production sustainable, healthy and ethical? Demand for meat is expected to rise in the years and decades ahead, driven by economic and population growth.
If you've ever had a home garden, you've probably noticed that the fruits and vegetables you grow seem to last a lot longer than the ones you buy at the grocery store. Likewise, produce from farmers' markets tends to last a lot longer. What causes this discrepancy?
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