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.

Could Sustainable Agriculture be the Solution to Climate Change

While conventional plant cultivation practices cause climate change, deforestation, loss of biodiversity and ecosystem degradation, this is not the case with sustainable agriculture.

Farmers Edge Launches First-of-Its-Kind InsurTech Platform for 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.

AgTech Start-up Farmobile Announces Investment from AGI

AGI to lead Farmobile's latest investment round, continuing the mission to build the foundational technology of agriculture

Advanced Intelligent Systems to Showcase Autonomous Custom Robot at Cultivate'19

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.

XAG Displayed the Promising Future of Agriculture Drone at the 3rd Drone World Congress

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.

Using Technology to Streamline Planting and Increase Yield

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.

WHEN WIRELESS MEETS WELLIES - AGRI-TECH ENTREPRENEURS AT CWIC

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

Technology in Urban Agriculture Could Increase Real Estate Values

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.

Precision Farming Market to cross USD 12 billion by 2025

The remote sensing technology in the precision farming market is expected to witness a growth rate of over 17% over the forecast timeline.

FoodShot Global Announces Winners to First Moonshot Challenge

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

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.

Crop Insurance Goes Digital Through Partnerships

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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