Farmers Increase Yield with Weather Stations

The days of watching the weather report on the local news are gone. Today, farmers have upgraded to 21st century technology and trust on-site, hyper-local weather stations.

Farmers are Growing Comfortable with Mobile Apps

We will see a lot more of agriculture apps in the not so distant future. Paper records are archaic and frustrating, as well as inefficient and monotonous. The future is in digital mobile apps.

DelFrescoPure® Announces Partnership with CubicFarms®

The LivingCube™ system has 12 mechanized growing, germination and irrigation machines, each built inside proprietary insulated 40' stainless steel growing chambers.

Imploding Concern: Identifying Destructive Pump Cavitation

Though a pump can fail due to age and use, the reality is that most are murdered, snatched from their prime with much life left in them. The culprit is cavitation and it sends warning signs but most are ignored.

From Robot Farm to Table: Iron Ox Unveils the First Fully Autonomous Indoor Farm

Robotics startup with deep roots in plant science aims to feed the world through intelligent farming

2018 Irrigation Show New Product Contest Entries Announced

The Irrigation Association announced a record number of entries in its annual new product contest showcasing the latest in irrigation innovation.

Radicle Growth to Infuse $450k into Agtech/Foodtech Companies through the Radicle Global Pre-Seed Challenge

Challenge Marks the First Time in Agtech that Pre-Seed Companies Worldwide Have Had the Opportunity for Paid-In Capital to be Matched Without Relocation or Education Requirements

Rainfall Revisited: Accurate Observations And Beyond

Accurate observations are important and useful, but one must also get to the root of what the real problem is, understand all the sources of uncertainty, and understand that modeling techniques offer a consistent approach to filling in gaps

Introducing the lettuce peeling robot

Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind.

Grower Replaces T5s Fluorescents with VividGro's GroBar™ Luminaires, Gains Dramatic Savings in Time and Expense

Because GroBar luminaires are completely cool, plants can come into direct contact without incurring any damage. Growers then have greater flexibility in stacked grow options and see an additional benefit in reduced cooling costs.

How More Stringent Health and Safety Policies in Agriculture Can Improve Output

if health and safety is paramount in your workplace, your workers will know, and this will affect their work. They will feel secure, will feel part of a team that is cared about (as opposed to being a simple commodity), and you will also be able to attract the best staff.

80 Acres Farms to Open First Fully-Automated Indoor Farm in the United States

Hamilton facility will feature 150,000 square feet of indoor growing space; groundbreaking set for September 24, 2018

C Spire Helping Mississippi Delta Farmers Introduce Smart Agriculture Solutions

Tech movement initiative helps firm support precision farming to boost crop yields, reduce water use.

Pepper-picking robot demonstrates its skills in greenhouse labour automation

With the rising shortage of skilled workforce in agriculture, there's a growing need for robotisation to perform labour-intensive and repetitive tasks in greenhouses. Enter SWEEPER.

Thought Leaders in Agriculture: Interview with John Power

I see aerial imagery analytics as a powerful technology that - if used correctly - can give the farmer the kind of insight he needs to manage the operation in real-time extremely effectively

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