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.

Modernizing Livestock Transportation: Evaluating 7 Innovations

Transporting livestock is often more complicated than it first appears. Any unnecessary stress, movement or discomfort can jeopardize the animals' health, even resulting in death. Thankfully, innovative technology can help keep livestock safe and comfortable.

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.

Urban Gardening-The Next Step to Bring Greenery Back in the Concrete Jungle.

Here's a guide to help you understand what urban gardening entails and why it is the key to meeting growing demand while helping urban consumers and communities exercise control over the way their food is grown.

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.

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.

Agtech Company Patents IoT Farming Device Powered by Solar

Agricultural technology (agtech) engineers are also exploring renewable energy's place in the industry. The Solinftec company paired IoT field scanners with solar power to enhance farming sustainability.

How to Create Intelligent Machine Vision Applications

Recognizing organic and multi-variant objects is no easy challenge in machine vision. However, the situation is different when using intelligent cameras such as those of the IDS NXT series.

Sustainability in Agriculture without Increasing Production Costs

To reap all the benefits of the new wave of innovation, there needs to be collaboration between governments, big corporations, small and large farmers, landowners, and technology companies.

Vision System Simplifies Robotic Fruit Picking - Acro Institute

By placing the camera inside the gripper, the position of the camera is fully controllable. The camera can point its optical axis at the apple, reducing image distortion and eliminating repetitive calibration steps during apple picking.

Designing Skid Steers With a Shorter Preventative Maintenance Checklist

In this blog post, we'll lay out typical preventative maintenance measures for skid steers and talk about how you can use self-lubricating plastic components to design machinery with less maintenance requirements.

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