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New gadgets and gizmos for the farm are great, but often times new technology can be costly and takes time to generate a return on investment.One relatively inexpensive piece of equipment that may have a shorter rate on return period are on-farm milk culturing machines, which are typically used to...

The use of agbots is increasing to help with the shortage of human farm labor. Robots are being used to pick fruit, milk cows, and other jobs that formerly required human labor. These agbots have specialized arms that can perform a variety of farm duties.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3tech Source: Agbots...

Feeding a rapidly expanding population without depleting the Earth’s finite resources, is one of the major challenges of the 21st century.These four entrepreneurs - who have all been selected as the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers for 2019 - have a vision to transform the way we farm in order...

Before COVID-19, massive human pandemics seemed relegated to the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. No more.So, could an equivalent happen in crops?It already did in 1970 and 1971. That’s when southern corn leaf blight (SCLB) ravaged North American cornfields, destroying 15% of the corn crop and inflicting $1 billion in...

Vertical farming is an emerging technique within agriculture that involves growing crops indoors under controlled environmental conditions. By carefully tailoring the environment to the exact requirements of the crop, such as through using LED lighting to produce the exact light spectrum needed for optimal photosynthesis, it is possible to obtain...

The use of agricultural robots has significantly increased during this pandemic state, especially to boost the production of food grains, meet the cumulative demands of people for food, and fight against the dangerous COVID-19 disease.The use of agricultural robots has significantly increased during this pandemic state, especially to boost the...