Technology Dramatically Improves Farm's Efficiency

This robust network continuously monitors the water pressure through the pipes that connect to the clusters that then feed each pivot. Monitoring is done via pressure transducers to the clusters.

AeroFarms Danville, Now Growing: Debut of The World's Largest Aeroponic Smart Farm

AeroFarms Newest Indoor Vertical Farm Capable of Growing Over 3 Million Pounds of Fresh Leafy Greens Annually To Meet Increased Customer Demand

Four Strategies for Food Supply Chain Management

To fully control their food supply chain, companies should ensure the reliability of demand forecasts, use historical data to inform anticipated lead times, create and maintain a safety stock, and utilize software to attain precision and dependability.

Plenty Building World's Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Campus

$300 million, 120-acre Virginia campus will feature world's first farm to grow indoor, vertically farmed berries at scale, in partnership with Driscoll's

How to Use Data Collection for Cannabis Cultivation

Data is king in modern business, and cannabis cultivation is no different. To understand precisely what's happening in every room of your grow facility, your facility needs a robust system of data collection and analysis.

Sustainable Packaging for Fresh Produce

One way to define sustainable packaging is: packaging that made of sustainable and/or sustainably sourced materials and that could be re-used multiple times.

Freight Farms Partners with Biosphere 2 to Pioneer the Future of Indoor Agriculture

Biosphere 2 is turning to Freight Farms to further novel research on creating a circular economy of food production, its benefits and the role of vertical farming

Grow Room Ventilation: The Pros and Cons of Positive vs Negative Air Pressure

When faced with challenges of contamination and odor control, some indoor growers have adopted pressurized ventilation methods, manipulating positive and negative pressure to protect their grow spaces.

Avocados: Better Crop Quality and 40% Production Increase with Nanobubble-Infused Irrigation Water

To prevent water from flooding the root zone, it's imperative to supply avocado trees with enough dissolved oxygen so they can absorb the water efficiently. The benefits of root zone oxygenation are well-established

Lighting Solutions for Horticultural Applications

Luminaires for plant researchers are designed for the grower to adjust the light to reach their goals. Researchers need flexibility in spectrum and intensity as well as precise control to create reliable experiment conditions.

Why Farmers Should Reconsider Pesticide Use - The Value of Pest Monitoring for Sustainability

It is important to recognize that many aspects of the negative connotations that come along with modern pesticides are largely rooted in how the pesticides are used, not necessarily how they work.

Cranberry Farm Goes High-Tech

Previously, Lee relied on hand-held digital and mercury thermometers to monitor the bogs' nighttime temperatures, but he wanted a more autonomous and hierarchical system that allowed for continuous monitoring of multiple variables.

Precision Fertilization Protects Groundwater

The new Aero fertilizer spreaders from agricultural machinery manufacturer RAUCH put the mineral fertilizer exactly where it is needed and in just the right quantity. Motors from FAULHABER assist with the precision dosing.

4 Things To Consider When Comparing LED Lighting Systems

Although many of the currently available LED fixtures look similar and often utilize many identical components it is still important to fully explore performance metrics when evaluating lighting options.

Vietnam Farmers Adopt XAG Agricultural Drone to Reduce Costs of Rice Production

Drone can spray pesticides, spread fertilizers, and sow seeds directly by using a mobile phone to operate. Its versatile application and full automation are reshaping how rice is farmed, helping growers reduce labor costs.

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