Rainfall Revisited: Accurate Observations And Beyond

Accurate observations are important and useful, but one must also get to the root of what the real problem is, understand all the sources of uncertainty, and understand that modeling techniques offer a consistent approach to filling in gaps

How More Stringent Health and Safety Policies in Agriculture Can Improve Output

if health and safety is paramount in your workplace, your workers will know, and this will affect their work. They will feel secure, will feel part of a team that is cared about (as opposed to being a simple commodity), and you will also be able to attract the best staff.

C Spire Helping Mississippi Delta Farmers Introduce Smart Agriculture Solutions

Tech movement initiative helps firm support precision farming to boost crop yields, reduce water use.

Thought Leaders in Agriculture: Interview with John Power

I see aerial imagery analytics as a powerful technology that - if used correctly - can give the farmer the kind of insight he needs to manage the operation in real-time extremely effectively

Batteries, the Heart of Your Drone

A smart battery is a rechargeable battery that is equipped with a battery management system (BMS). Packet Digital and Vertical Partners West recently developed an intelligent battery management system for the Venom Commercial Series of drone power products.

Using Telematics in Farming

Telematics involves precision farming solutions by automating decisions or actions at a distance. The farmers "smart" machinery would apply seeds and fertilizer at variable rates based on the soil characteristics

How Machine Learning Plus Weather Information Can Help Us Feed The World

Even if we had perfect weather data everywhere all the time, there are many more uncertainties in a lot of the weather-driven agronomic models that attempt to predict crop stage, disease pressure, and crop performance

Yield10 Bioscience with Dr. Oliver Peoples

Weve placed an emphasis on re-thinking the approach to boost crop yield using biotechnology. By focusing on identifying bottlenecks in carbon flow to increase the efficiency of photosynthesis, we are identifying new yield trait genes that show promise in our target crops.

Interview with Glenn Lundgren, JLT Mobile Computers

The farmer can ill afford having a device that he cannot depend on, is unsuitable for use in sunlight, breaks often or doesnt communicate reliably.

Chipotle Announces New Accelerator For Ventures That Are Changing The Food Landscape To Make The World Better

The Chipotle Aluminaries Project helps growth-stage ventures with a shared vision to cultivate a better world take their businesses to the next level, supported by industry-leading mentors like Richard Blais and Kimbal Musk.

VividGro® Announces Happy Sprouts Farm Partnership

As his business and passion continue to flourish, Brian is preparing to expand his operations, adding more grow space and cultivating new crops, including edible flowers and mushrooms. And of course, VividGro products are prominently included in his design.

Personal Container Farming Building

When building a container farm, key aspects are the size of the shipping container, lighting system, irrigation system, walling, and ventilation.

App with Instant Photo Recognition and A.I. Power Speeds Identification of Weeds and Disease

"With the xarvio™ SCOUTING app, anyone with a smartphone can identify weed and disease threats on a variety of crops, such as corn and soybean," said David Gray, Commercial & Business Development Manager for xarvio™.

Case Study: Prairie Robotics

The Spraybot delivered inch-accurate positioning and instantaneous heading. Its autonomous navigation had built-in obstacle selection and avoidance. It was designed to both detect and identify plants and rows and deliver spot spraying.

HerdDogg Goes Big Down Under, Partners with Meat & Livestock Australia on Large-Scale Animal Health Pilot Study

In one of the largest-ever pilots of wearable technology, HerdDogg teams with Australias foremost authority on sustainable beef production to showcase how its system can deliver remote livestock monitoring to Australian producers.

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