All posts tagged "precision agriculture"

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    Farming with drones and robots

    European consumers expect a clean supply chain and biodiversity to be conserved. Therefore, reducing the inputs of pesticides and chemical fertilisers to a minimum and/or replacing them by agro-ecological or robot solutions is required. Furthermore, the average age of European farmers is among the highest of all sectors, thus farming needs to...

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    Chilean scientists is applying artificial intelligence to help fruit farmers

    A group of Chilean scientists is applying artificial intelligence to help a sector not usually associated with this kind of high technology–fruit farmers. The team has designed a special software called Agronomic Simulation and Agroclimatic Information, known by its Spanish acronym SAIA, which places real-time data about the soil, plants and weather...

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    Environment Technologies that Help Extract Optimum Value from Wastewater Prove Hugely Successful

    Technology developers in countries like Israel are setting up solar desalination plants with innovative membrane technologies to generate thousands of gallons of fresh water LONDON, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The rapid depletion of natural resources and exacerbation of environmental issues following large-scale industrialization is intensifying the need for advanced environment and...

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    Delta-T Devices joined forces with Netafim to provide precision irrigation package

    Cambridge technology is integral to a piece of agricultural innovation that points the way to better crop...

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    Pears may need 50% less water

    Water savings are just one of the productivity benefits expected to flow from an international pear research collaboration underway at Tatura, in the Goulburn Valley, Victoria. Early results of the jointly-funded Agriculture Victoria and Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation (VESKI) sustainable agriculture fellowship program indicate pear growers may be able...

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    Agricultural robotics will become a $12bn industry by 2027, report says

    Agriculture is one of the world’s least digitised major industries, but this will change as data acquisition, agricultural robotics and analytic companies grow.A report by technological research company IDTechEx says that many agricultural robotic companies are graduating into the market and are in the process of transforming the value chain of agriculture.The...

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    Bill to introduce free irrigation services to small farmers in Philippines introduced

    SEN. Cynthia A. Villar sponsored on Tuesday Senate Bill (SB) No. 1465 calling for free irrigation services to small farmers.  SB 1465, also known as the Free Irrigation Service to Small Farmers bill, aims to exempt “small farmers” or farmers whose combined farm-holdings cover an area of not more than five hectares,...

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    Can robots help to reduce chemical inputs?

    Associate professor Alistair Murdoch, of Reading University, UK, says trial work there shows robotic weeding can reduce...

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    The time is ripe for robots on your farm

    Advanced engineering could be the solution for the sustainable intensification of agriculture, as technology for producing service...

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