Why Some Young Workers Are Leaving White-Collar Jobs for Farming

Gina Belli for Pay Scale: There arent enough young farmers in this new generation to replace the ones who are retiring. But, the shift could "contribute to the growth of the local food movement and could help preserve the place of midsize farms in the rural landscape"

Farm.One The NYC Farm for Chefs

The new 1,200 square-foot farm uses hydroponics (growing plants in a water-based nutrient solution, instead of soil) and efficient new LED lights to grow rare produce in a controlled environment, year-round.

This precision farm machine can shape the future of India's agriculture

Pranbihanga Borpuzari for ET Online: A robotic arm uses these coordinates to pick the cotton and the arm, then uses a vacuum for precision picking of cotton and avoids picking any other contaminant.

How Cannabis Farmers Helped Create the Indoor Farming Industry

Gabe Blanchet, Co-Founder, CEO of Grove via The Spoon: While todays indoor farming owes a whole lot to the cannabis, NASA and greenhouse research, my focus in this piece is on the formative impact pot growers had on this industry.

Introducing GrowDirector, the First Automated Home Growing Controller for All Home-Growing Needs; Launches on Indiegogo Nov. 28

First-of-its-kind device allows home growers at any skill level to control and manage their operations from all-in-one unit

This 'Plantscaper' Could Provide 500 Metric Tons of Organic Food

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.

The Hydroponic, Robotic Future of Farming in Greenhouses

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.

AGCO's Innovation Rewarded with Prestigious Awards at Agritechnica 2017

"Winning these significant awards is a testament to our continued commitment to deliver high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world"

With Vertical Farms, Food Banks are Growing their Own Produce to Fight Hunger

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.

Bushel Expands Footprint in US and Canada

As harvest winds down - mobile app ramps up

Trimble Adds Distributors to its Global Vantage Network for Agriculture

Vantage Distributors Provide Farmers with Simplified, Integrated Precision Ag Solutions that Increase Farm Efficiencies and Productivity

VividGro® Launches The GroBar™

Company Announces First Lightweight, Sustainable Horticulture Grow Light for Fast-Growing Cannabis Industry

Trimble Expands CenterPoint RTX FAST Correction Service in North America and Europe

Delivers High-Accuracy, Real-Time GNSS Corrections in as Fast as One Minute

Micro Irrigation System Market to reach $12bn by 2024

Micro Irrigation System Market size is estimated to exceed USD 12 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Device Solutions Inc Launches Next Generation Cellio LoRa Transceivers for Affordable, Reliable and Scalable Wireless Remote Monitoring

The Cellio ecosystem provides end-to-end turnkey out-of-the-box cellular connectivity, hardware, software, and cloud storage, analytics, dashboarding, mobile apps, and alerts

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