This method could render crops more resilient against disease, helping mitigate crop wastage throughout the world. Since the system can be implemented by re-wiring plants' natural defence mechanisms, no external genetic circuitry needs to be added.
"We think this is the best use-case of AI (Artificial Intelligence) today. We've basically turned a vocal sound into a machine command and proven integration of different systems is possible," says CEO Darryn Keiller.
Scott Willis for WAER: It goes without saying that agriculture is heavily dependent on the weather, and nature. So when Beak and Skiff partner Peter Fleckenstein heard of a way to eliminate some of that uncertainty, he jumped at the chance.
Buckeye Relief has deployed Fluence horticulture lighting in an indoor cannabis facility. The Ohio based cultivator is preparing to rapidly address the need for medical-grade cannabis with an innovative vertical farming strategy.
Indoor Farms' Need for Data Highlights a New Frontier for Fire Safety, Says Fire Protection Group, Inc.
The Los Angeles based fire safety consultancy says that, as indoor farms grow, the need to be proactive in regards to fire threats will grow more urgent.
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.
- Osram's venture capital arm Fluxunit invests in Canadian company for high-end greenhouse technology - Motorleaf's data analytics pave the way to smart farming
Samsung introduces a high-power horticulture package and adds horticulture lighting specifications to several existing lineups
-Proprietary solutions include patented disinfection technology for healthcare and LED tubes with integrated TriGain* technology - Product lines showcase ease of installation and future expansion across all categories
Osram Advances to Become a Leader in Digital Farming Solutions with Acquisition of Texas-Based Fluence Bioengineering
- Osram acquires one of the world's leading suppliers of smart grow lighting. - US-based Fluence expands Osram's portfolio of horticultural systems.
The four-layer high-density AEtrium-2.1 SmartFarms are designed for high-volume cultivators and come in 24-, 48-, and now 72-tray configurations.
Matt Hickman for Mother Nature Network: Seawater is pumped to the greenhouse installation where it's used to cool and humidify the hot desert air drawn into the structure's growing area using fans before going through an evaporation process that distills saltwater
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.
McCain Foods is actively engaging with entrepreneurs in developing and commercializing agri-food technologies; the strategic investment in TruLeaf is in direct support of McCain Foods' innovation strategy.
Startups specializing in agriculture automation can now apply for a $250,000 minimum investment.
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