If you're a grower who's concerned about the ongoing surge in energy prices, switching to LED lighting is a simple step you can take to mitigate against rising costs in the meantime.
The Hub will be the focal point for developing and testing new sustainable materials and bioplastics to tackle growing plastic pollution as well as investigating waste feedstock options within British agricultural operations.
Leafy greens are some of the best plants to grow hydroponically, and lettuce is an excellent plant to start out growing hydroponically. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you grow your own lettuce to reduce the growing retail prices.
Before using MagGrow, Sparrow could cover an average of 500 acres a day. Now, he can cover 800-1,000 acres in the same amount of time.
Artificial lighting is essential for growing plants indoors. This guide will walk you through the basics of understanding commercial horticultural lighting and things to take into consideration when shopping for fixtures.
If you've ever had a home garden, you've probably noticed that the fruits and vegetables you grow seem to last a lot longer than the ones you buy at the grocery store. Likewise, produce from farmers' markets tends to last a lot longer. What causes this discrepancy?
Today's agriculture is facing an increasing number of challenges - high production and labor cost despite the lack of skilled workers is only one out of many. To face these challenges, machine vision has become an integral part of many applications used in agriculture.
In the South of Russia, XAG's agricultural drone has been introduced to the full cycle of rice cultivation. It brings new hope to farmers as the use of drone demonstrates the potential to reduce the cost of rice production.
The lettuce's outer, or 'wrapper', leaves will be mechanically removed to expose the stem. Machine vision and artificial intelligence are then used to identify a precise cut point on the stem to neatly separate the head of lettuce.
Cover crops. No-till. Biological diversity. Microbial health. You've heard it all before. The techniques and principles of good soil health practices are well known but not widely adopted. Why?
Contrary to popular belief, we consistently find that growers are in fact open to adopting new technologies. That said, several criteria need to be met.
After 10 years' existence, Naïo Technologies is consolidating its status as the agricultural robotics leader by being the first company in the world to certify that its large scale agricultural robots will be operating unsupervised in fields from the spring of 2022!
Increasing lighting efficiency can make a big difference to running costs. This is one of the reasons driving the move to replace traditional lighting solutions with LEDs in recent years.
As consumers choose between purchases based on odours, colours and textures, the manipulation of light spectra could open up another door to richer aromatic and flavour profiles.
Solar-powered Solutions on the Farm: Purdue-affiliated Company Completes Microgrid for Crop Production Facility
Adding solar power with energy storage was the first step in the company's long-term vision of lowering its carbon footprint and using clean energy to power its operation.
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