Karen Graham for Digital Journal: An agrophotovoltaics (APV) pilot project conducted at Lake Constance has proven that farming and the use of solar panels can be compatible.
Strong Job Market Provides College Grads Career Options; America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship Partners With Farmers To Prepare Students For Opportunities In Top Job-Growth Sector
-Advancements in science and technology are fueling the need for skilled graduates in the field of agriculture - by 2020 the demand for qualified college graduates in these areas is expected to increase - With nearly 60,000 annual job openings in the agriculture industry and not enough qualified college graduates to fill them, the Grow Ag Leaders program is partnering with farmers to identify and support the future leaders within the industry. - Now through Feb. 1, students can apply for a Grow Ag Leaders scholarship, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, for a chance to win $1,500 to pursue a degree in an ag-related field. - Grow Ag Leaders will award more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in 2018.
LED Canada is in the final stages of providing a quote on its LEDs for the previously announced Mobile, AL farm and another farm in development in Massachusetts. Each vertical farm would require 9,000 8-foot LED lamps, which would represent a multi-million-dollar purchase order for each project.
Second "Path to Commercialization" Grant Awarded to Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Diana Gitig for Ars Technica: "We find that the current distribution of crops around the world neither attains maximum production nor minimum water use."
The Climate Corporation and Deveron Partner to Deliver On-Demand Aerial Imagery Data to Farmers for Enhanced Crop Analysis
Collaboration Furthers Climates Commitment to Build a Farmer-Focused Digital Ag Ecosystem that Includes Multiple High-Resolution Imagery Capabilities
RedEdge-M: More compact, more flexible, and even more powerful.
JLT Mobile Computers Selected by Steketee for Smart Farming Precision Agriculture Solutions to Increase Farmers' Efficiency
The Steketee partnership is an important milestone in JLT's long-term commitment to develop rugged computer solutions for the agriculture industry
Leading data insight company Proagrica, part of the global RELX Group, has today launched the roll-out to the agri-food supply chain of Agility, the revolutionary data platform which collects, aggregates, cleans and delivers accurate and timely data from multiple trusted sources.
The Climate Corporation Expands Its Industry-Leading, Global Digital Agriculture Platform into Europe
Climate FieldView™ Platform to Deliver European Farmers Advanced, Data-Driven Technologies to Sustainably Increase Crop Productivity
F4F, Part of Proagrica, and 365FarmNet Announce Strategic Collaboration Agreement to Provide Seamless Farmer and Supply Chain Data Connectivity
Connectivity and data integration experts F4F, part of Proagrica, and established Farm Management System experts 365FarmNet have announced an exciting new strategic data connectivity agreement that will, as a first priority, enable connection of machinery operation data into 365FarmNets customer portals.
In a market ripe for disruption with Brexit underway, the most savvy investors will flock to Global AgInvesting (GAI) Europe, 4-6 December here at the Landmark Hotel to discover the scope of agricultural investment opportunities in the region and abroad, as well as gain exclusive guidance on deals and capital flows.
An additional patent has been issued to SLANTRANGE covering foundational technology to ensure the accuracy and long-term value of information derived from airborne agricultural sensors.
Farming in a box is a system that uses shipping containers for the purpose of growing year-round agriculture in any environment. Farming in a box allows local food production through design and technology, facilitating anyone to grow food anyplace.
Yara International ASA completed the acquisition of Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC), which operates Adapt-N, a leading nitrogen recommendation platform in the US that improves farmer profitability and agricultural sustainability.
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Indoor & Vertical Farming - Featured Product
Fotono is a full spectrum LED horticultural luminaire designed to directly replace HPS lights in greenhouses. At 12 pounds, 20 inches long, and 5 inches high, Fotono's compact size makes installation simple while minimizing structural burden on greenhouses. This compact fixture packs energy-saving and yield-improving features, such as a high output, stepless dimming, advanced spectral capabilities, and more.