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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...

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...

How IoT, smart supply chains can avert global food crisis

Jason Kay, CCO of IMS Evolve, explains the role that digitisation and smart supply chains are playing in transforming the cold food chain to help...

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...

Italian start-up Evja launches smart agriculture platform for salad growers

A new smart agriculture platform from Evja, which uses Libelium sensors, promises to help salad farmers get crisp, fresh leaves to market faster.  Ready-to-eat salad...

Dell takes a fresh look at IoT with Aerofarms

Dell has joined forces with agtech start-up Aerofarms to propagate IoT and data science in the business of growing greens.  At Dell's IQT event in New York...

Fishing for profits: Colombian shrimp farmers catch on to IoT

At Columbian shrimp production company Oceanos, IoT is helping to tackle theft and ensure that shellfish grow to a bigger size, faster.  As seafood production...

Discovery Ag and NNNCo create rural IoT network for Australia’s farmers

Australian agritech business Discovery Ag and connectivity specialist the National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) are forming a new joint venture to develop and roll...

Tarzan robot swings above crops for automated agriculture

Researchers at Georgia Tech are developing Tarzan, a sloth-inspired autonomous robot that can gather crop data from above.  Innovation is often born out of necessity. At...