Anthony King, From Horizon Magazine: Bee-based maths is helping teach swarms of drones to find weeds, while robotic mowers keep hedgerows in shape.
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The rapidly growing remote sensing industry provides consumers multiple options to choose from. The challenge is selecting a crop scouting solution thats complete - that considers the sensor, software, and data analytics tools that provide the best value for your needs.
The first farm data management system to be integrated with Maglis through the new interface will be the Canadian "Compass™ Grower," providing information that supports insights from Maglis Crop Plan and Maglis Sustainability Assessment.
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Tara Duggan for The San Francisco Chronicle: In the field, self-propelling harvesters lop off the heads of cabbages, then funnel the 8-pound goliaths to workers who trim and sort them. Inside a nearby Taylor Farms packing plant, a three-armed robot pivots and turns to maneuver bagged salads squarely into packing boxes.
ripe.io is putting "transparency in every byte of food" with its blockchain, IOT and analytics technology for tomatoes.
The idea of growing plants year-round by controlling environmental factors dates back as far as the Roman Empire. Emperor Tiberius Caesar had moveable plant beds built that could grow cucumbers year-round by being brought inside during cold or unfavorable weather.
The new investment comes just weeks after Co-Alliance purchased two "warehouse" style farms, marking an important milestone for the CEA company. "We have achieved the first stage of the plans to have indoor farming adopted by the very folks who have kept us fed in this country since its inception, and that is the traditional farmer," said Martin.
Meet the exceptional women of the Corn Producers Association of Texas, who journeyed from city to farm, and discovered that farming today is based on advance science and sophisticated technology that maximizes production while conserving resources.
Lars Wecks for Trend in Tech: A new camera from Cubert, working in collaboration with VITO Remote Sensing and imec, based on research from the European Space Agency, is bringing high-resolution details to precision farming.
Since installation of the extraction equipment at the Huntington Park facility, the team has been scaling up production and dialing in operations using various strains and types of solvents to produce high quality extraction distillates.
Global Re-Fuel Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Drive Interest in Its Renewable Energy Biomass Furnace for Poultry Farmers
Global Re-Fuels on-farm warm-air biomass furnace converts raw poultry litter into energy, providing heat to broiler houses - eliminating the need for propane. Its conversion of poultry litter to a pathogen-free organic fertilizer helps reduce the nutrient overload and runoff that can cause algae bloom dead zones in waterways.
Forbes Partners with The Rise Fund and Echoing Green to Launch $500,000 Global Under 30 Impact Challenge
-Competition is open to creative entrepreneurs around the world, under 30, who are driving positive social and environmental impact through successful for-profit enterprises -Entrepreneurs will compete for up to $500,000 in value A winner will be awarded on stage at the fourth annual Forbes Under 30 Summit, Oct. 1-4 in Boston -#Under30Summit
With Agrilyst, growers can understand which of their crops are the highest performers based on yield, growth rate, or both and run production scenarios with higher performers having more space allocation. These recommendations help growers optimize the space on their farm and drive significantly higher revenues.
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