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How global trends will affect local agriculture

How global trends will affect local agriculture

The Fourth Industrial Revolution [the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies] was having a marked impact on precision farming practices, and w ...

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American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

American Robotics, an industrial drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, today unveiled its flagship product ScoutTM. It is a self-charging, self-managing drone s ...

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18% growth for world UAV drones market

18% growth for world UAV drones market

North America is expected to hold the largest share of the UAV drones market in 2017. However, the market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR owing to the increase in ...

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Study finds four key factors shaping U.S. agriculture

Study finds four key factors shaping U.S. agriculture

A study released by Osborn Barr reveals many challenges and opportunities on the horizon for the agriculture industry as the next generation prepares to take over the farm. The ge ...

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Variable rate irrigation shows promise but has challenges

Variable rate irrigation shows promise but has challenges

Variable rate irrigation holds great promise as a way to use precision agriculture to irrigate crops and better manage water, but the challenge is to find a way to write prescript ...

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Mahindra Unveils Conceptual Driverless Tractor

Mahindra Unveils Conceptual Driverless Tractor

In a country where farmers still pull the plough, a tractor is an important vehicle for faster and better tilling of land. However, many states are experiencing a severe labor sho ...

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US Corn Outlook 2017-18

US Corn Outlook 2017-18

The summer is well and truly over and with predictions in for the US corn outlook in 2018, we can start to prepare for the next year of farming. If you’re on top of things you sho ...

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US flags crop damage from Hurricane Harvey – as Hurricane Irma looms

US flags crop damage from Hurricane Harvey – as Hurricane Irma looms

More details emerged of the damage to US crops from Hurricane Harvey, even as the next hurricane, Irma, approaches the south of the country, with latest forecasts seeing it bringi ...

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Russia. Active supplies of wheat to Africa

Russia. Active supplies of wheat to Africa

According to preliminary information of market participants, Russia exported 1396 KMT of wheat in July 2017/18, or 10% less than at the same time last year (1554 KMT was in July 2 ...

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Leaf Sensors Can Tell Farmers When Crops Need To Be Watered

Leaf Sensors Can Tell Farmers When Crops Need To Be Watered

Plant-based sensors that measure the thickness and electrical capacitance of leaves show great promise for telling farmers when to activate their irrigation systems, preventing bo ...

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