Markus Weber

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Drones

Implementing Digital Farming's Five Major Needs

Building a house starts with a plan and then a foundation; it does not start with doors and windows. From foundation the house progresses to walls …

Project Management

Applying Automation

Pattison Liquid Systems brings automation to ag retail in partnership with Dot Technology Corp.<p>The future of autonomous agriculture took on a whole …

Farming

The Essentials of Sustaining Agricultural Production

July 16, 2015<p>As a member of the Washington State University Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, I work as an irrigated cropping …

Farming

Drone Technology in the Vineyard

NDVI vs. NDRE: What's the Difference?

NDVI vs. NDRE: What’s the Difference?<p>Posted at 08:36h in Agriculture, Blog Posts, Sensors by Macleod & Co. 0 Comments<p>NDVI vs. NDRE<p>Sentera’s two most …

Business Development

McDonald’s Canada to start serving beef from ‘certified sustainable’ farms and ranches

McDonald’s Canada says it will soon become the first company in Canada to serve Canadian beef from farms and ranches that are “certified sustainable.”<p>…

McDonald's

Drones and scissors help decide fertilizer rate

<b>Drones guide the cuttings</b><p>Before the winter a farmer would cut the crop within 1 m², in one or more places on the field, and weigh it. The nitrogen …

Oilseed

Highlights from the 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture | PrecisionAg

The 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA) presented by the International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA) was held in …

Machine Learning

Drones Showing Advantages In Agriculture

The Agriculture sector is utilizing the use of Drones more and more.<p>On Thursday, about 15-20 people took part in an Agricultural Drone Demonstration …

Pig City gets built in Southern China

<b>Vertical farms are buildings built to mass-produce piglets.</b><p>Years ago, when vertical farms were all the rage, Dutch architecture firm MVRDV proposed …

What Trump and African leaders need to know about food security

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Global Food Security Act, an Obama-era piece of legislation that marshals foreign aid to speed up agricultural growth and reduce hunger in poor countries, will expire this year if it is not renewed.<p>Fortunately, it seems to have bipartisan support, as evidenced last month when the …

Agriculture

13 Vertical Farming Innovations That Could Revolutionize Agriculture

These revolutionary vertical farming innovations can soon replace the traditional agriculture techniques.

Aquaponics

How drones are paving a new path for precision agriculture in India

On a sunny November morning, Ananth Erasappa and his team were setting up their drones in the middle of a corn farm. They had just travelled to this …

Even if you're not into ag tech, these 4 innovations are just cool

The whiz-bang tech at this year's Forbes Agtech Summit is aimed at industry people who actually understand such things. But even if you don't (and …

Farmland Value Trend Newsletter - 2017

The latest Farmland Value Trend Newsletter has now been released, summarizing the agricultural real estate trend in Alberta and Saskatchewan for …

B.C. promises crackdown to keep Agricultural Land Reserve exclusively for farming

B.C. farmland is under threat from all corners – monster homes, real estate speculation and outlandish land prices all play a role – but the minister …

Seven Perennial Soil-Building Plants

Most organic farmers and gardeners are familiar with cover crops—plants that are grown for the sole purpose of enriching the soil—but most of these …

World's largest vertical farm will feed Emirates Airlines passengers

As more and more people crowd onto this little planet, current farming techniques don't look efficient enough to keep us all well fed. To make better …

New Tech Inventions - Robot in Agriculture - New Modern Agriculture Machines 2017

Pattison debuts 120-foot prototype for autonomous spraying

Field testing is slated to begin this week on a prototype 120-foot sprayer designed to be loaded onto the DOT field robot for autonomous spraying. …

Rooftop Farming Is More Than a Green Thumb’s Urban Fantasy

Gardens and farms on city roofs are a locavore’s dream—and they do everything from cool buildings to help prevent flooding.<p>In the heart of a city, …

The Social Consequences of the GMO Debate. Are GMOs Good?

The GMO debate has been raging for two decades, but this debate isn’t actually about GMOs at all. Rather, “GMOs” have become a stand-in for a number …

Genetically modified pigs found to be resistant to deadly PRRS causing virus- Technology News, Firstpost

Genetically modified pigs are resistant to the world's costliest livestock diseases that causes breathing trouble, death among young animals as well …

Imagery in Agriculture: Time for a Reality Check

Where do I begin….I’ve been dealing with imagery in agriculture since I was 10 when my dad started Satshot. At the time in 1994 it seemed like …

Urban Agriculture Startup Gotham Greens Closes $29 Million Round of Funding

Gotham Greens is growing.<p>The Brooklyn-based urban agriculture startup has closed a $29 million Series C financing round, bringing its total equity …

Get ready for the 'internet of cows': Farmers use technology to shake up agriculture

MONTREAL — Get ready for the “internet of cows.”<p>Generations of farmers have relied on knowledge and family expertise to grow food, but the sector is …

How can Digital Agriculture Feed Nine Billion People | Jim Ethington | TEDxUCDavisSF

Terry Griffin overview of agricultural data

Agriculture minister, farmers see how greenhouse farming in Holland is changing the industry

LAWRENCETOWN, N.S. - Located right off the Harvest Highway, a huge array of greenhouses can be seen near Lawrencetown. It’s a bit of a change of …