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Food Standards Agency pilots blockchain for supply chain transparency

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has completed a blockchain pilot project in a slaughterhouse – the first time that blockchain has been used...

Bringing home the bacon: Alibaba brings AI platform to pig farming

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has officially launched an agricultural AI platform, ET Agricultural Brain, to allow farmers to better monitor, understand, and react to the...

Agtech: How robotics could dig farmers out of Brexit hole

Malek Murison looks at the challenges facing the UK's agriculture sector, post Brexit, and hears why two robotics and automation experts see the lie...

Research questions accuracy of drone data in agriculture

Farmers keen to adopt drone technology to improve crop health should be wary of 'off the shelf' aerial products, according to researchers at the University...

Brazil’s national IoT strategy gets the green light

The Brazilian government plans to start implementing a national IoT plan, according to the country's Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Communications (MCTIC). The plan seeks...

Bee robotic: Walmart files patents on automating agriculture

US retailer Walmart has filed a raft of patents aimed at automating processes in the agriculture sector. Among them is a robotic solution to...

IoT in Agtech: Australia invests millions in robots, digital farming

Farmers in the Australian state of Victoria have been promised a $15 million financial and technological boost that is expected to be "a game-changer" for...

Will robots fill gaps in UK farm labour market?

With Brexit on the horizon and the continued freedom of movement for migrant workers uncertain, the UK's agriculture industry is facing uncertain times. Researchers...

Harvesting robot to save big slice of farming market

With inflation rising, German farming is in crisis. With the help of partners across Europe, researchers at Berlin's Fraunhofer Institute are developing a robot capable...

Researchers use wearables to keep sheep farmers one step ahead

Researchers at the University of Nottingham are working with agriculture industry leaders to address the challenge of lameness in sheep – and an IoT...

How robots are helping create drought-resistant crops

A robotics project in Missouri, USA is looking to tackle world hunger by using autonomous vehicles to collect data that will aid the development...

Panasonic unveils autonomous tomato picker in Tokyo

The automation of repetitive tasks in construction and manufacturing has been around for some time. Last month, Panasonic introduced an agricultural robot at Tokyo's...
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