Can "Unhealthy" Soils Consistently Produce Exceptional Yields?

In some circles, soil health tends to end up in a discussion about farming practices - almost a checklist of do's and don'ts. Other approaches try to quantify soil health with a test.

AgBots: The Fourth Agricultural Revolution, Ready to Take Over Farms

In a nutshell, by bringing artificial intelligence and around-the-clock activity, the robots will help optimize the yield of the farms far beyond what could humanly be possible. Maximizing the production while minimizing the costs in energy, water, time.

Global Seed Companies Target Climate Change and Nutrition Needs, but Miss 90% of World's Million Smallholder Farmers

Access to Seeds Index shows seed industry making slow progress in key regions, including Africa. Thailand's East-West Seed leads the way, followed by Syngenta and Bayer. Lack of crop diversity a major constraint; hybrid seed dominates while legumes largely ignored

Winter Farming and LPG Energy

For farmers looking for a greener, cheaper and more effective off-grid fuel solution that's reliable even in colder seasons, LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) could be an alternative.

MiR500 Mobile Cobots Make Traffic Safer in Kverneland's Factory

"The robot saves at least five hours in transport time a week, and the working day is quieter and calmer," Broberg said. "I already take 15,000 to 17,000 steps a day in my job, so I definitely don't miss the walk to the pallet stacker."

Smart Greenhouse Changing Agriculture: Next Hot Trend in Smart Farming

The developing requirement for smart cultivating inferable from the massively rising populace is one of the key factors that is anticipated to enhance the development of the global smart greenhouse market in the following couple of years.

From beef blockchain to swine sensors, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator selects startups on the cutting edge of ag-tech

Record number of startups apply for third year of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator.

Four Ways AgTech is Securing the Future of Food

With many on-farm processes being repetitive, occurring at inconvenient times of the day or night, and having adverse effects on worker health and safety, the agricultural sector has the opportunity to develop and use autonomous machinery on-farm.

The Future Of Food With Integrity: Eight Ventures Selected For Chipotle Cultivate Foundation's Aluminaries Project, Accelerating Positive Change In The Food Industry

Eight food-focused, growth-stage ventures to participate in accelerator program to take their businesses to the next level and work toward cultivating a better world.

Four Ways to Design Useful and Usable AgTech

Modern growers incorporate tools like software, sensors, and robotics into their operations. But as agriculture become increasingly digital, how do technology creators build products that are as useful as possible?

Solving Age-Old Problems in Greenhouse Farming with New Ways of Thinking

Time and again growers express disbelief in how artificial intelligence technology made by Montrealers with little experience in farming can solve age-old problems in greenhouse cultivation.

How the Farm Bill impacts Greenhouse and Indoor Growers

Good news for farmers in food insecure places: the government wants to help. In order to feed citizens with real, healthy foods, provision 12616 of the bill authorizes small grants for farmers who want to build hydroponic and aeroponic farms.

Farmers Remain Optimistic Despite Falling Index According to Latest DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Confidence Survey

Following one of the wettest fall harvests in recent history, farmers from across the country are demonstrating their negativity in the most recent DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agricultural Confidence Index (ACI).

5 Technologies Changing the Farming Industry

Farming is one of the oldest professions in the world. That's why it's easy to overlook the role innovative technologies play in agriculture if you're not involved in the industry.

The Water-Use Blues: Using Light To Enhance Crop Production

Fluence collaborates with University of Florida researchers to explore the impact of blue light on water-use efficiency.

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