High consumer expectations, low levels of appreciation make it tough to be a farmer, finds new research
Farmers should care most about "providing safe, healthy, abundant and affordable food," said a majority of survey takers. Yet those same respondents would prefer their food come from smaller/specialty, local or organic farms-which can't necessarily compete on cost.
Forbes Announced AgTech Summit In Indianapolis With Focus On The Future Of Food, Animal Health, Soybeans And More
This event will continue the conversation around the "future of food," with a special focus on animal health, protein and crops like soybeans that are produced in the Midwest. It will explore solutions to the critical challenges affecting the world's food supply.
While conventional plant cultivation practices cause climate change, deforestation, loss of biodiversity and ecosystem degradation, this is not the case with sustainable agriculture.
InsurTech platform delivers seamless access to field-centric data, automated processes, advanced claim analytics, and cognitive reporting, creating a new digital connection between insurance providers and growers.
AGI to lead Farmobile's latest investment round, continuing the mission to build the foundational technology of agriculture
BigTop solves the repetitive and laborious task of moving and spacing pots of different sizes and weights in greenhouses and nurseries. BigTop can move up to nine plant pots at a time and then place the plants securely on its rotating robotic platform base.
Themed with "Better Technology, Better Life", the congress emphasised the industry applications of drones in agriculture, public safety, land management, civil aviation, environmental protection, disaster rescue, etc.
It's amazing how much technology has become an everyday part of our family farm, which has grown to 2,100 acres. Instead of a notebook, we use digital tools like FieldView™ so we have all of our data right at our fingertips.
Few market sectors are as dynamic as agriculture. The value-chain has to manage volatile prices, changeable weather, 24/7 consumer demands, regulatory changes and global challenges
New York City alone has over 14,000 acres in prime rooftop real estate; it's no surprise rooftop farms are mushrooming all over the US. Chicago has 509 roofs which are now partially or fully covered with vegetation.
The remote sensing technology in the precision farming market is expected to witness a growth rate of over 17% over the forecast timeline.
Trace Genomics received an investment from FoodShot Venture Partner, S2G Ventures. Additionally, the $535,000 GroundBreaker Prize was awarded to 3 individuals doing groundbreaking work in soil health to support a healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system.
Agriculture drones are the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used in various agricultural applications, such as precision farming, livestock monitoring, smart greenhouse, precision fish farming, horticulture, and forestry.
Although crop insurance claims are something most farmers fear, with the advent of digital agriculture technologies, many data technology companies are now able to provide streamlined reporting and better risk management modeling by partnering with crop insurance providers.
TerraClear Announces $6.1M Financing Round and Leadership Additions to Automate Rock Picking in Agriculture
TerraClear adds McIlwain to Board, Thompson as President, opens test lab in Idaho, and nearly doubles available cash
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