How Innovations in Agtech Can Help Reduce Food Insecurity and Avoid Potential Distribution Issues

The concept of farming may be as old as the modern human race, but new advances in agricultural tech are changing the way we approach it. How are new advances in agtech working to reduce food insecurity and avoid problems with food distribution?

Overcoming Obstacles in Starting an Indoor Farm

Localizing the supply chain is a global problem and AgTech companies are getting pretty good at solving some of these issues. We feel like there is some pretty good collaboration amongst our partnerships.

Whole Foods Market Reveals Top 10 Food Trends for 2022

Each year, a Trends Council of more than 50 Whole Foods Market team members, including local foragers, regional and global buyers, and culinary experts compile trend predictions based on decades of experience and expertise.

Our Future Depends on the Digitization of Agriculture

While yields are attractive, vertical farms have significant capital required for infrastructure, high land costs, and of course significant energy demands. The reality of these COG dynamics requires that vertical farm operators work hard to optimize their production.

Food Security In a Post-Pandemic EU: Growing Smarter and Growing Locally

If we've learned anything from the global pandemic, it's that our current food supply chain is unstable. In the EU alone, lockdowns have kept laborer's from crops, farmers have been unable to get produce to market.

Manufacturing Logistics Impacting the Agriculture Industry

Buyers and markets are changing along with demand. To meet the needs of a global marketplace, agricultural producers have to understand how logistics processes can reshape production, shipping, storage, and more.

Agriculture Technology Helping the Fight Against Global Hunger

Farmers are natural at solving problems and constantly need to innovate and maneuver through various climates and landscapes. They have combined agriculture and technology to be able to feed the ever-increasing population.

Fifth Season Expands To More Than 75 Giant Eagle And Market District Locations In Two States

Fifth Season selected for its differentiated end-to-end model of robotic-based vertical farming; major distribution expansion brings the freshest-available produce to consumers across Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh

First Smart Farm of Its Kind in Canada Launches in Ottawa at Area X.O

The emerging solutions will help to improve crop yield and quality; optimize production efficiency and costs; reduce waste and carbon emissions from agricultural operations; further enhance food safety and security; and strengthen overall farm management.

Carrier and AWS Collaborate to Transform How Food, Medicine, Vaccines, and Other Perishable Goods Are Moved and Monitored Globally

Carrier's new Lynx digital platform will provide customers with greater connectivity, visibility, and intelligence across the cold chain to improve safe transport of temperature-controlled items

Use of a Technology ERP Platform to ease the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Export Process in India

The fresh food market has seen rapid development. Although digitalization has eliminated different hindrances and disentangled the way toward ordering produce from any corner of the world, exporting these items is still an arduous errand.

Procurant Expands Operations to Launch Produce Traceability Solution

Procurant Trace™ tracks the origin and distribution of fresh produce from farm to consumer to enhance trust and safety across the food supply chain.

This is How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting the Agriculture Industry

As some states start lifting COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions, the agriculture industry continues to struggle under a largely shut-down America. The industry is experiencing losses in the billions between the dairy, meat, and produce sectors.

The Hungry Gap, Seasonality and Controlled Environment Agriculture

In spring, farmers' stores of winter veg will be running low and the new season's crops are not yet ready to be harvested. This period is called the "hungry gap". During the hungry gap, Britain relies even more heavily on imports to feed itself.

Strengthening the Chain: a Push Towards Local Food Security

The delicacy of our food supply networks has been exposed, and now is the time to reflect on how our systems could change for the better, as well as our behaviour as consumers - demonstrated by those who have pledged to support local businesses more during this time.

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