Autonomous weeding and its future in Agriculture

The demand for LaserWeeders is enormous. We are just getting started on our mission to help farmers reduce chemical use, minimize tilling, and overcome labor challenges associated with conventional weed control methods.

Global Climate Change Impact on Crops Expected Within 10 Years, NASA Study Finds

Climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat as early as 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario, according to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food.

Improve Profitability by Optimizing the Use of Fertilizer

One of the biggest obstacles to profitability in the agriculture industry is knowing how much fertilizer to use. If farmers don't use enough, yields will be low, and profitability will suffer.

Adaptive Swarm Robotics Could Revolutionize Smart Agriculture

The multidisciplinary research team believes that by utilizing swarm robotics to reduce soil compaction and working to avoid herbicide-resistant weeds through nonchemical methods of control, significant ecological and environmental benefits can be achieved.

Bayer, Microsoft Enter Into Strategic Partnership to Optimize and Advance Digital Capabilities for Food, Feed, Fuel, Fiber Value Chain

Bayer agronomic expertise and leading digital farming platform, combined with Microsoft Azure, form the foundation for new digital solutions to advance agriculture and adjacent industries

87% of US Agriculture Businesses Are Currently Using AI

87% of US agriculture businesses are currently using AI technologies, up from 74% at this time last year, according to new research released today.

Digi-Key, Seeed Studio and Machinechat Introduce Industry's First Private LoRaWAN-in-a-Box Solutions

The first LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution is focused on rapid deployment of smart agriculture and precision farming projects.

Startup Innovators 3Bar Biologics Inc., Paragon Pure and Great Wrap Take Top Honors at FoodBytes! Pitch 2021

Winners recognized for breakthrough solutions in regenerative agriculture, plant-based ingredients, and household product plastic reduction, during the platform's virtual pitch competition

Four Agricultural Tech Trends to Watch in 2022

Now, as we begin to see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, expectations remain for these technological shifts to persist. Here are the most important agtech trends to watch in 2022 and beyond.

Gridtractor Launches Fleet Electrification Services to Accelerate Zero-Emission Agriculture

As a partial subsidiary of Polaris Energy Services, Gridtractor's intelligent energy management and vehicle grid integration services will help farms transition to a zero-emission, electrified future, starting with first customer Terranova Ranch.

The name is Tech. AgTech

Drawing a parallel to our lives, the world of Food and Agriculture has major villains too. Ensuring food security for 9 billion people around the world in a few years, is a challenge. Handling climate change and high volatility in crop production is a challenge.

Knorr® Will Launch 50 Regenerative Agriculture Projects Across the World to Reduce Food's Impact on The Climate

Estimated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and water use of key ingredients by approximately 30% while improving biodiversity, soil health and livelihoods

Increase Yield While Reducing Costs and Minimizing the Environmental Footprint

At the core of the Watsons' success has been a proactive approach to seek out and adopt new technologies that support their farming and environmental philosophy.

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.

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