Key Differences Between Aeroponics & Hydroponics

If you're wondering what the differences are between Aeroponics vs. Hydroponics, you're probably not alone. These often misunderstood agricultural practices are set up to be the future of farming, but most people don't know much about them.

+14-28% Boost in Winter Strawberry Trial

In this study, the influence of spectral conversion under UbiGro quantum dot (QD) luminescent greenhouse films on plant growth and fruit yield of strawberries grown during winter was investigated.

PFAS and Water Quality: Can We Remove "Forever Chemicals" from Our Water?

Recently, much media coverage has exposed the existence of so-called "forever chemicals," known as PFAS, or Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Over the years, PFAS have become widespread in the environment - including water supplies around the world.

XAG promotes drones in Vietnam to boost rice farming while cutting fertilizer use

From direct seeding, pesticide spraying to fertilizer application, XAG's agricultural drones have seen its increasing popularity among rural youth who are keen to earn a decent salary as drone pilot.

Pest Scouting

One of the most effective practices to keep your grow free of pests and assess the efficacy of your Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program is to engage in regularly scheduled pest scouting.

Smart VR - The Recipe for Higher Yields, Lower Input Costs

At Warren Farms, Mack and his father explored more innovative approaches to maximizing their yields. They started by upgrading their equipment for specific areas as well as flat-rating higher amounts of fertilizer.

Case Study from Biome Makers: Biological Input Analysis

Rogitex inc. wanted to verify the effects of their agricultural ag input, Humic Land, on bell pepper on yields during a winter crop. Humic Land is a highly water-soluble organic soil amendment containing high Humic Acids and Fulvic Acids.

Cultivating Sustainable Cannabis in South Africa

Cannabis is well-known to be a resource-intensive crop. From lighting to water to HVAC to soil, there are numerous factors that affect production, morphology, costs, and waste.

Robot Solution for Automating the Lettuce Harvest

In England, agricultural technology and machinery experts are working with IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH (Obersulm, Germany) to develop a robotic solution to automate lettuce harvesting.

Autonomous Agricultural Robots Revolutionize Organic Farming

Up-and-coming companies such as the Dutch Pixelfarming Robotics are developing systems that have the potential to change agriculture long term. One of the keys for the global success: a smart energy system, that is tailored for agricultural applications!

Solar-Powered Robot To Help Farm Agricultural Fields

It's expected that solar energy products will become more prevalent across several industries, including agriculture. Below, let's explore what kinds of new solar technologies are helping to farm agricultural fields.

Take a Look Under The Hood of Award Winning Fruit Tech Startup Hectre

Hectre are bringing clever simplicity to the US orchard industry, delivering gains to fruit farmers. The popular NZ fruit tech company were named winners in the global AgTech BreakThrough Awards and are now double finalists in another prestigious awards program.

Feeding the World in the 21st Century - AgTech Offers Solutions for Sustainability and Sufficiency

Agriculture is BIG Business. Despite its obvious importance in our lives, most of us are unaware of the actual size of agriculture as a market by itself - currently, a $9 trillion market employing about 27 percent of the world's population.

Understanding the Shifting Landscape of the Meat Industry

Meat is a crucial component of western diets. Eastern countries like China are also experiencing significant meat consumption increases. As the global demand for meat changes, factory farms and food production facilities must alter their practices.

The Intersection of Data Science and Cannabis: Creating a Sustainable Future

By transitioning to more environmentally sustainable practices, cultivators can reduce waste, address climate change, and improve cannabis sustainability.

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