Technology in Urban Agriculture Could Increase Real Estate Values

New York City alone has over 14,000 acres in prime rooftop real estate; it's no surprise rooftop farms are mushrooming all over the US. Chicago has 509 roofs which are now partially or fully covered with vegetation.

Precision Farming Market to cross USD 12 billion by 2025

The remote sensing technology in the precision farming market is expected to witness a growth rate of over 17% over the forecast timeline.

FoodShot Global Announces Winners to First Moonshot Challenge

Trace Genomics received an investment from FoodShot Venture Partner, S2G Ventures. Additionally, the $535,000 GroundBreaker Prize was awarded to 3 individuals doing groundbreaking work in soil health to support a healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system.

Agriculture Drones

Agriculture drones are the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used in various agricultural applications, such as precision farming, livestock monitoring, smart greenhouse, precision fish farming, horticulture, and forestry.

Crop Insurance Goes Digital Through Partnerships

Although crop insurance claims are something most farmers fear, with the advent of digital agriculture technologies, many data technology companies are now able to provide streamlined reporting and better risk management modeling by partnering with crop insurance providers.

TerraClear Announces $6.1M Financing Round and Leadership Additions to Automate Rock Picking in Agriculture

TerraClear adds McIlwain to Board, Thompson as President, opens test lab in Idaho, and nearly doubles available cash

PrecisionHawk Introduces PrecisionAnalytics - Agriculture, Delivering Aerial Insights and A.I. to Growers, Crop Consultants, Researchers, and Insurers

Using machine learning models, the software features vegetative health indexing, plant and livestock counting, and canopy sizing, all of which can be tailored for specific crops and use cases.

Vision and Viability in Agtech

While there may not be as many people trying to 'build their own' as in 2017, the heavy investment in AgTech is sparking a round of products and inventions that will never be viable because they lack a vision and connection to the farmer from day one.

Precision Irrigation Scheduling: Can We Cross The Chasm? (Part 3)

As the grower, trusted advisor, and the technologist move to a suite of precision technologies from the early adopter stage to the mainstream majority, we can get the next wave of innovation in the hands of the early adopters and the chasm will be crossed sooner than later.

The 2019 AUVSI XPONENTIAL Trade Show

AUSVI XPONENTIAL brings together the entire unmanned systems community to share ideas and learn about the emerging trends of unmanned technology.

RIO Investment Partners Launches New Agri-Food Venture Capital Fund

RIO invests in all aspects of the agri-food tech continuum from agricultural productivity to novel protein technologies to healthy foods.

Investing in ag? Look to Global AgInvesting's conferences for insight

Global AgInvesting New York is the world's preeminent gathering of agriculture investment stakeholders where more than 700 attendees will converge for a comprehensive overview of the ag investment landscape and a clear idea of where the real money is moving in the space.

Silicon Valley-based FarmWise Collaborates With Roush To Manufacture Autonomous Robots In Michigan

As growers are looking for new ways to optimize crop production, San Francisco-based FarmWise leverages the latest advances in artificial intelligence and robotics to offer plant-level farming as-a-service.

XPRIZE Identifies 10 Future Breakthroughs Required to Protect Our Forests

XPRIZE designs and operates global competitions to incentivize the development of technological breakthroughs that accelerate humanity toward a better future.

Precision Irrigation Scheduling: Should We Have A Problem? (Part 2)

We'll focus on three major sources of data that are used in various degrees for irrigation scheduling support. My premise here is that these data sources have not remained static but have indeed improved significantly over time.

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