Imploding Concern: Identifying Destructive Pump Cavitation

Though a pump can fail due to age and use, the reality is that most are murdered, snatched from their prime with much life left in them. The culprit is cavitation and it sends warning signs but most are ignored.

Introducing the lettuce peeling robot

Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind.

How More Stringent Health and Safety Policies in Agriculture Can Improve Output

if health and safety is paramount in your workplace, your workers will know, and this will affect their work. They will feel secure, will feel part of a team that is cared about (as opposed to being a simple commodity), and you will also be able to attract the best staff.

Pepper-picking robot demonstrates its skills in greenhouse labour automation

With the rising shortage of skilled workforce in agriculture, there's a growing need for robotisation to perform labour-intensive and repetitive tasks in greenhouses. Enter SWEEPER.

Here are the 14 startups pitching at Wisconsin's AgTech Venture Day

Nick Williams - Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal: Golden Angels will have a fund committed to the presenting companies. In 2017, Golden Angels Investors dedicated nearly $1 million for agtech startups pitching at the event.

Freight Farms Announces 'Grown,' the World's First On-Site Vertical Farming Service

New service can seamlessly integrate with any foodservice operation or support year-round CSA programs--no farmland or additional staff required

Interview with Glenn Lundgren, JLT Mobile Computers

The farmer can ill afford having a device that he cannot depend on, is unsuitable for use in sunlight, breaks often or doesnt communicate reliably.

Smart Robotics: Revolution Is Motto, Efficiency Is Aim

Farming is one of the areas in which smart robots would revolutionize the ways in which it has been done till now. Governments, tech companies, and farming industry have been designing robots that would bring efficiency in the farming.

More Accurately Forecasting Future Harvests Using Artificial Intelligence

Using Motorleafs artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms, the digital agronomist software can acquire data from indoor growing conditions. In turn, the algorithms learn growing patterns in the greenhouse, which then can predict the size of future harvests.

A Guide to Storing Silage on Farms

Animals feed on silage throughout the winter, but farmers must follow certain rules to make sure that the fodder is stored in a correct and safe manner.

How Robotics Can Transform Agriculture

Its not a stretch to imagine solo and small farm owners keeping up with the major organizations in the business thanks to improved efficiency, maximized output and faster harvest and care times.

C2-A2 AGRODROID - world's new Smart Farming product

European software developer 'Cognitive Technologies has developed the world's first industrial agrodroid for international agricultural market.

Robots fight weeds in challenge to agrochemical giants

In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table on wheels scans the rows of crops with its camera, identifies weeds and zaps them with jets of blue liquid from its mechanical tentacles.

Innovative Greenhouses Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Janice Cantieri for National Geographic: Instead of trapping heat, these greenhouses are made with breathable, aluminum-coated cloth netting that reflects some of the sunlight, reducing inside temperatures.

Farming Is a Tough Business, but New Trends Offer Opportunity

As the challenges to the agricultural industry continue to evolve, we must pay attention to the impact on farmers. We must support those who feed us by finding new ways to empower farmers, both professionally and personally.

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