Motorized Pruning Shears Make Quick Work for Vineyards

Electric shears are connected to the battery which is normally fastened onto the wine growers belt with a short cable while the electrical motors are integrated into the shear's handles and apply the necessary force.

Will AI Replace Farmers? Yes, and No

The appeal of farming isn't what it used to be, and fewer people are interested in taking up the profession. Thanks to technology and artificial intelligence, though, the industry can still keep up and yield more and healthier crops and livestock.

Priva and Octinion combine robotic activities in Kompano: a leading technology company in horticultural robotics

The Dutch technology company Priva and the Belgian R&D group Octinion will merge their horticultural robotic activities under the Kompano flag.

Selecting the Correct Material for Spray Nozzles: 8 Modern Options

The type of nozzle used affects both the amount of material applied to a particular area and how uniform the overall spray is, the amount of coverage, and the drift that could occur due to the nozzle.

Perdue Farms Expands Pasture-Raised Chicken Program, Unique Raising Practice Yields Increased Nutrient Density and Regenerative Environmental Benefits

From an environmental perspective, moving the chickens to fresh pasture every day returns important benefits to the land including increasing soil organic matter, sequestering atmospheric carbon into the soil, and improving the soil's water-holding capacity.

On the Roof of Ecuador, XAG Spearheads Drones for Sustainable Andean Farming

The demonstrations on potato fields have presented the high potential of fully autonomous drones in reducing labour cost and agricultural pesticide exposure.

Autonomous Pivot Systems Create New Opportunities for Smart Irrigation

Pivot irrigation is an efficient method of watering crops. The center pivot station houses a motor and a water pumping station. Water comes from a lake or a river source and runs through pipes under the ground to the pivot center.

HYBRID LIGHTING STRATEGIES: ADVANTAGES, DISADVANTAGES AND GETTING STARTED

Research on the ideal lighting for greenhouse cultivation reveals a fundamental truth: LED systems are far more efficient and effective than their HPS counterparts.

Florida Orchard Deploys Autonomous Tractor for Precision Agriculture Research

A large citrus grove in central Florida recently incorporated FreeWave Technologies' industrial wireless M2M communications solutions in a study of autonomous tractors utilized for mowing operations.

EarthOptics Raises $10.3 million in Series A Funding, Led by Leaps by Bayer, to Accelerate Carbon Mapping

Investment to help accelerate roll-out of soil mapping and machine learning technologies for most accurate soil carbon content and compaction readings

Autonomous Vineyard and High-Density Orchard Sprayer

This progressive machine uses a combination of GPS, LiDAR and the latest technology to autonomously roll down each row spraying with precision and efficiency.

Supercharge Your Scouting: Connect to the Best in Field Imagery

Scouting technology has never been more advanced. But this added sophistication does not mean field health imagery tools are more complicated or unfriendly.

Recent Innovations in Farm Equipment Allow for Increased Versatility: 11 Examples

Recent innovations in farm equipment allow for increased versatility on the farm. Here are 11 examples of the innovations that have helped change the course of farming and enable farmers to get their work done with fewer implementations and greater efficiency.

FoodBytes! by Rabobank Announces 45 Standout Food & Agriculture Startups Selected for Pitch 2021 Program

Since originally launching in 2015, FoodBytes! Pitch has become the go-to experience for startups looking to validate and grow their businesses, generate global industry exposure, and access invaluable mentorship, as well as corporate and investor connections.

Basics of Factory and Farm Automation

Even with generations of accumulated knowledge, farming continues to require innovation and informed decision making. Thanks to a plethora of scientific discoveries and inventions, farmers are now better at their jobs than ever before.

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