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From recreational robots such as drones, to critical operational robots in the medical field, robotic technology is changing our daily lives. Here Stewart Goulding, managing director at precision drive system supplier Electro Mechanical Systems Ltd, explores some current trends in the industry. @F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3tech Source: Trends in robotics: Cobots,...

What more can you ask for; space age technology, in an easy to search database, with pictures and abstracts, available for patent licensing and commercialization. Then there is 'Startup NASA' offering a license with no up-front costs for commercialization. You can hold on to your money.The best way to manage...

The relationship between farming and climate change is something of a double-edged sword. On the one hand, agriculture is among the largest contributors to climate change. It accounts for 24% of human-generated greenhouse gas emissions, which makes it the world’s second-largest emitter after the energy sector.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3tech Source:...

Precision ag technology began in the early 1990s with widespread use of yield monitors in combines that would generate maps of fields based on the grain flow into the hopper as the machine moved up and down the fields. Early adopters of precision ag technology were often described as being...

Depending on where Clark McPheeters is working on his southern Nebraska farm, connectivity can be spotty. The lack of reliability is also one of his biggest obstacles in moving critical information to the cloud.“Data used to be trapped on our monitors, and we couldn’t take it anywhere else digitally,” says...

Nutrien Ag Solutions continues to build out its digital agriculture portfolio with the recent acquisition of Agbridge, a hardware company focused on wireless data-sharing.The acquisition helps serve Nutrien Ag Solutions’ goal of making “hard things easier,” says Sol Goldfarb, head of digital at Nutrien Ag Solutions, who notes this is...

Even before COVID-19 surfaced, the move toward digital agriculture was certain.“It’s hard to see how you’re going to be a successful farmer in the future without greater technology adoption on the farm,” says Sam Taylor, analyst—farm inputs for Rabobank.Digital tools such as artificial intelligence that alert farmers to be preemptive...