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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...

Since insect protein became a buzzworthy segment a few years ago, the space has seen a number of startups creating innovative ways to use bugs for food from protein bars to animal feed.“This is a huge market opportunity,” Virginia Emery, CEO and founder of Washington-based mealworm protein startup Beta Hatch,...