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Brighter future for ag: Vertical underground farms, driverless tractors

August 16th, 2019 at 12:34 am » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey of the DaVinci Institute told InfoAg attendees that agriculture is “soon to become the coolest profession on Earth.” ST. LOUIS — Futurist Thomas Frey says we’re entering a period of unprecedented opportunity. Why? “Because humanity is going to change more in the next 20 years than in all history,” he told the […]

Electric powered farm vehicles set to revolutionise agriculture sector

August 3rd, 2019 at 12:13 pm » Comments Off

 The use of battery power for agricultural vehicles and machinery promises to revolutionise the agricultural industry by lowering costs and improving production. From battery powered large tractors to autonomous small electric robots, battery and solar power are changing the face of agriculture. Agriculture is under pressure to produce more food using a declining availability of […]

Blockchains’s impact on food and farming, explained

July 24th, 2019 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

1. Is it possible to track where food comes from? Several companies have launched services allowing shoppers to see a product’s journey from farm to fork, but they often depend on retailers agreeing to be transparent. When you pop into a store to buy fresh fruit, vegetables or meat, it’s common for the packaging to […]

Meet the future of agriculture. Say Hello to DOT

July 7th, 2019 at 11:02 am » Comments Off

Autonomous agriculture is here.

Radical desalination approach may disrupt the water industry

May 9th, 2019 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

Illustration describing fresh water production from hypersaline brines by temperature swing solvent extraction. Hypersaline brines—water that contains high concentrations of dissolved salts and whose saline levels are higher than ocean water—are a growing environmental concern around the world. Very challenging and costly to treat, they result from water produced during oil and gas production, inland […]

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