Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming

Amy Crawford for CityLab: A global analysis finds that urban agriculture could yield up to 10 percent of many food crops, plus a host of positive side benefits.

Yield Lab Targets AgTech Start-Ups With €800,000 Investment Opportunity

This is the second year of the European programme for the Yield Lab, which mirrors sister programmes in the US and Latin America in offering early stage venture capital to companies in the AgTech sector, with a particular focus on businesses addressing issues of environmental sustainability and food security.

Food Logistics Hosts March 8th Webinar with Zest Labs on Blockchain, IoT and Improving the Fresh Food Supply Chain

New competitors, tighter margins, sustainability, shrink reduction and food safety concerns are among the key issues facing grocers, distributors, manufacturers and growers this year.

'Agtech Conference of the South' Announces Initial Speakers and Agenda

Inaugural Event will Bring Together Region's Agtech Thought Leaders and Innovators

Smart irrigation scheme cuts water use and boosts crop yields - scientists

BT: The micro-irrigation system, which is being trialled on a farm in Tamil Nadu, southern India, has cut water use by up to 80% and doubled the yields of some crops, the scientists from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh said.

TRIMBLE BECOMES LATEST PARTNER TO JOIN THRIVE AGTECH VENTURE & INNOVATION PLATFORM

The new relationship between Trimble and SVGs THRIVE platform signifies the continued commitment to advancing a safer and more sustainable agriculture supply chain and to providing innovative solutions to farmers and their production partners worldwide.

Autonomous Solutions Named Finalist for Prestigious Award for Autonomous Tractor Concept

Autonomous Solutions was named a finalist for an Edison Award for its work with CNH Industrial, Case IH, and New Holland Agriculture on the Autonomous Tractor Concept.

2017 Holganix Agriculture Trial Results: Improved Yield and Crop Performance

Holganix discusses its trial results for the 2017 season on several agriculture crops including corn, potato, soybean and strawberry among others.

FireFly Automatix's New Self-Propelled, Hybrid Mower Cuts Cost Per Acre Mowed

First Mower of Its Kind Leverages, Applies Same Efficiencies as the Company's Award-Winning Automated Harvester Used by Turf Farms Worldwide; Mower Highlighted at Turfgrass Producers International in Tucson This Week

The Promise of Indoor, Hurricane-Proof 'Vertical' Farms

Meagan Flynn for The Atlantic: They might be an efficient way to produce food in a world with more-extreme weather-but only if growers can figure out a successful business model.

New Holland presents NHDrive autonomous T4.110F vineyard tractor ready for pilot project deployment at E. & J. Gallo Winery

The pilot program is the latest step in the New Holland Autonomous Vehicle Program and its exploration of the various applications that can benefit the most from this technology.

Danish "Robot Hands" Pack Delicate Herbs

The two "fingers" of the robot gripper have built-in intelligence and advanced technology that mimics the way humans instinctively use our sense of touch when we grab things to move them.

Balderton Capital leads $25M Series A in 'urban farming' platform Infarm

Steve O'Hear for TechCrunch: Infarm has developed an "indoor vertical farming" system capable of growing anything from herbs, lettuce and other vegetables, and even fruit. It then places these modular farms in a variety of customer-facing city locations

Speaker Proposals Now Being Accepted For 4th Annual Commercial UAV Expo

Commercial UAV Expo is currently accepting speaker proposals for the 2018 event, taking place October 1-3 at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas.

New AgTech Study Reveals the Primary Impact on the Shelf-Life of Produce

Delivered Shelf-Life of Produce Pallets Vary by as Much as 86 Percent, Contributing to Shrink and Lost Profits

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