DEP has set out to customize drone technology and further transform the agricultural industry by providing farmers with fast and efficient ways to monitor and thereby improve crop yield and enable better business decisions to improve overall productivity and profitability.
Each year, the conference brings the best and the brightest together to explore the application of computer vision to highly complex tasks. This year, CVPR featured an all-day event, The 1st International Workshop and Prize Challenge on Agriculture-Vision
Stuttgart-based technet GmbH has developed a system that uses a USB 3 uEye CP industrial camera from IDS to capture the contours and surface parameters of the parasites and determines the curvature energies of individual larvae from these data.
Using GPS technology, farmers can control the variable swath of a field. Swath control is where a farmer controls the size of the swath a certain piece of equipment takes through the field.
From recreational robots such as drones, to critical operational robots in the medical field, robotic technology is changing our daily lives.
Drones, with specialty spraying technology, was deployed for a recent sugarcane ripening trail in South Africa, showing an evident increase in the amount of sugar extracted from these canes.
CubicFarms Leverages Its Expertise in Controlled-environment Agriculture and Announces Launch of New Control Room System and Sale to Career Field Farmer and Entrepreneur
CubicFarms' Control Room is assembled inside its proprietary stainless steel, fully insulated growing chamber with the option to customize features such as lighting, automated irrigation, nutrient delivery, full climate control for temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels.
Virtual AgTech NEXT conference sessions will be held from 12 - 1 PM CDT on Tuesdays, beginning September 22 with a keynote by Dr. Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods through November 10, with a break on November 3, election day.
Agriculture is a demanding and developing industry. One farming tractor can now do in a day what used to take 100 people, a week. While the industry is literally, reaping the benefits of demand, this does provoke concerns over pesticide use and soil health.
• Exceptional ROI expected for companies who have embraced digital technologies amid COVID-19 • New normal will include hybrid models of digital technology with physical activity • COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented levels of global collaboration
The California Air Resources Board created a new project category late last year for advanced technology demonstration projects to show the viability of new technologies, such as Solectrac's electric tractors, to perform the same work as the diesel equipment they would replace.
Linux has a lot to offer the automation industry. It is a stable and scalable alternative to Windows operating systems that allows for arguably greater connectivity between devices and systems.
Many agricultural vehicle makers are going electric because the charging capability, affordability and other factors are rapidly falling into place just as they are for road vehicles.
The farmer realized it would be more cost-effective and environmentally sound to begin sourcing their electricity from the sun. Impressively, the new solar system provides enough energy to irrigate 450 hectares (1,112 acres) of corn, oat and pastures for cattle ranching.
Syngenta Announces Plans for New Seeds R&D Innovation & Customer Experience Center in Northern Illinois
World-class site will showcase leading seeds and digital technologies and spotlight Syngenta's product development through on-farm collaboration with growers
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