Shelby Rogers for Interesting Engineering: Plantagon could help solve food shortages around the world and save 1,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions from traditional farming methods.
Matt Simon for Wired: The company is developing machine learning algorithms that will automatically detect diseased plants and kick them out of the system before the sickness spreads. Underdeveloped plants would also get the boot.
Jody Helmer for Civil Eats: Vertical farms allow food banks to grow their own produce with high-tech systems in an effort to fight food insecurity year-round.
Power quality specialist REO UK has launched the CNW 163, a power line filter designed to combat electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) in the agriculture industry. Power quality has become a prominent issue for agricultural engineers and farmers in recent years as the use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags has become more popular alongside power line communication (PLC) lines used in automatic farming systems.
Anne Trafton for MIT News Office: MIT engineers have created sensors that can be printed onto plant leaves and reveal when the plants are experiencing a water shortage
As harvest winds down - mobile app ramps up
Monsanto on Track to Become Carbon Neutral, Demonstrates Environmental Benefits of Modern Agriculture
Company Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions By More Than 200,000 Metric Tons, Expects Portfolio Approach To Accelerate Future Reductions
CABI's Dr Kuhlmann highlights importance of digital technology at G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists meeting
Dr Kuhlmann today spoke about the need to bridge the gap between agricultural research and extension, through digital development, in order to help farmers grow nutritious, healthy and profitable crops unblighted by pests and diseases.
Torstar News Service: Forty-foot containers, equipped with infrared lights and vertical hydroponics systems, can produce up to 150 pounds of kale a week.
Leading data insight company Proagrica, part of the global RELX Group, has today launched the roll-out to the agri-food supply chain of Agility, the revolutionary data platform which collects, aggregates, cleans and delivers accurate and timely data from multiple trusted sources.
The Climate Corporation Expands Its Industry-Leading, Global Digital Agriculture Platform into Europe
Climate FieldView™ Platform to Deliver European Farmers Advanced, Data-Driven Technologies to Sustainably Increase Crop Productivity
Emily Monaco for Organic Authority: The National Organic Standards Board voted last Wednesday to reject proposals prohibiting hydroponic and aquaponic production methods from being certified USDA organic.
Typically growers want to see the seed date, variety, quantity, and maybe harvest date on a plant tag. This can all be done with barcodes.
In a market ripe for disruption with Brexit underway, the most savvy investors will flock to Global AgInvesting (GAI) Europe, 4-6 December here at the Landmark Hotel to discover the scope of agricultural investment opportunities in the region and abroad, as well as gain exclusive guidance on deals and capital flows.
Morgan Kelly, Princeton Environmental Institute: Princeton Universitys Vertical Farming Project began at a conference in 2016 when the topic turned to increasing the crop yield of hydroponic systems
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