Auburn University researcher studying poultry wastewater as way to irrigate crops

As freshwater supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops.

How Big Data Can Manage Smart Farming

Farming has never been an exact science. Nature is unpredictable and oftentimes unforgiving. Even the slightest changes to weather patterns and temperature can decimate whole fields if they're not harvested in time.

Technology Beats Humans at Growing Strawberries at Greenhouses in Pinduoduo Smart Agriculture Competition

The four technology teams, which employed data analysis, intelligent sensors and greenhouse automation, produced an average of 6.86 kilograms of strawberries, or 196% more than the 2.32 kilograms average for the three teams of traditional growers.

How COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Do Business

Some of the effects of this pandemic on how we work, live and interact with each other are likely to last much longer than the pandemic itself. I thought it useful to list some of the effects we're likely to experience in ag retail & agronomy.

5 Innovative Agritech For Small Farms

With agritech, farmers are able to better understand their crops at a smaller scale, conserve resources, and reduce environmental impacts. And now, this technology has blended into smaller farms and producers.

Happy New Year from Atlas, Spot and Handle

The Boston Dynamics crew got together to celebrate the start of what we all hope will be a happier year. Happy New Year from all of us.

Use of AI and Big Data Analytics in AgriTech

Satellites, UAVs, and remote sensors have been created that monitor farms for 24 hours per day consistently, hence, empowering the farmers to screen their yields in a superior manner and be updated in real-time about the perfect time for harvest.

Readers Choice 2020: Satellite Imaging for Agriculture

About 12% of the Earth's land is used for growing crops. As the world's population grows, greater demands are placed on agriculture than ever before, and growers are depending on satellite data to increase their crops.

Readers Choice 2020: Age Of Agriculture Robots: Fruit-Picking Robots And Drones To Take Over Farms

What's more, from shepherding to nursery planting, robots have already made their way into the agriculture industry. The death of skilled labor is another factor that propels the demand for agricultural robots.

Readers Choice 2020: 5G Is Coming to Agriculture

5G speeds surpass wireline network speeds and offer latency of 1 millisecond or lower, which is advantageous for applications that require real-time feedback. 5G will facilitate an increase in the amount of data transmitted over wireless systems.

Agricultural Robots Market Size Worth $19,378.5 Million By 2026 - Research Report

The leading players in the Agricultural Robots market are introducing advanced products to cater to the growing demand of consumers. Agrobot SW 6010 is a harvester robot used for fruit picking and sorting. The Hortibot is a self-propelled robotic system.

So, You Want to be a Farmer

But, if you are set on becoming a farmer, there are many schools to attend and courses that you can take. There is no degree necessary to start plowing, but it would be beneficial to have a knowledge of the industry.

Digital Farming in Organic Agriculture

In 2015, the Government of India had inaugurated the Digital India Movement to transition India's public service sector into the digital front. Farming is a colossal work vertical with a GDP portion of 14% and holds a vital spot in this mission for digitization.

Monarch Tractor: The World's Smartest, Fully Electric, Autonomous Tractor

Monarch Tractor provides a robust platform for groundbreaking technology that empowers sustainable farming with actionable intelligence, clean energy and unparalleled safety features

Challenges of Developing a Safety System for an Agricultural Site

Each industry has additional standards that must be followed. For example, earth moving equipment used in mining has additional standards than a harvester in an agricultural setting.

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