Agriculture Software Articles

  • Farming Innovation: From Ammonia to AgTech Software

    Just over a century ago, the Haber-Bosch process was invented in Germany, enabling the scalable production of copious amounts of ammonia for the very first time. This 1910 Eureka! moment meant farmers could fertilize their crops unlike ever before, growing food on a massive scale. So massive, in fact, a population explosion ensued – humankind went from 1.6 billion in 1900 to 7.7 ...


    By Vistex Inc

  • Sheet Metal Laser Cutting

    Laser cutting sheet is used successfully in a wide variety of industries. Cutting materials with high power density laser beam. The thickness of the plate which can be processed in the range of cold bonding plate and hot bonding plate should be less than or equal to 20.0 mm, and stainless steel should be less than 10.0 mm. The advantages ...

  • Mustard Oil Press Machine

    Mustard seed is still rare in the oil crop which can be used in the oil expeller in China and the plant area is not so large. Mustard seed is the seed of the cruciferous family plant, including black mustard seed, yellow mustard seed and white mustard seed, brown mustard seed, and 3 other kinds. Due to the development of science and technology in recent years, mustard seed has been gradually ...

  • Are you ready for the Artificial Intelligence in Ag?

    “Precision agriculture and robotic systems will allow farms to be more profitable, efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly. As precision agriculture (PA) becomes bigger and farms become more connected in the coming years, efficiency and productivity will increase consequently.” Are you ready for the Artificial Intelligence in Ag? Artificial Intelligence “AI” means ...


    By Pierce Corporation

  • Cottonseed Oil Press Machine

     Cottonseed oil expeller machine is mainly composed of electrical control, automatic heating, adjustment, transmission, and vacuum oil filter. The screw is carburized by alloy steel to enhance surface hardness and wear resistance. The platter is ground by the surface grinding machine to ensure ...

  • An automated laser bird repellent protects 7 ha of cherry trees in Chile - Case Study

    Location: San Carlos, Chillán, Región del Ñuble, Chile Application context: Agriculture, Cherry farm Problem definition: Bird destroying and eating cherries Pest bird species: Sparrows (Passeridae), thrushes (Turdidae) and turtle doves (Columbidae) Time of the year with bird problems: November – January Time of the day with bird ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • ‘Redesign’ aquaculture for the future says funder

    THE aquaculture industry needs a ‘complete redesign’ if it is to meet a global requirement to triple production by 2050 and feed a growing world population. That is the thinking behind Aqua-Spark, the Netherlands based aquaculture fund that invests in sustainable growth in the sector. Amy Novogratz, speaking on the opening day of the Aquaculture Innovation ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Talking Water with Hamish Munro

    Hamish is a fifth-generation farmer from Cumnock, NSW who manages his own beef trading and cropping production property. Like any livestock farmer, Hamish relies heavily on water availability, and the recent droughts spanning across the country – which have taken a liking to New South Wales in particular – have been challenging for ...


    By Pioneer Water Tanks

  • Project Cal Poly University Research Centre - Cases Study

    About the Poultry Center The Cal Poly Poultry Center has housing facilities for 7,000 broilers and 7,000 replacement pullets. In addition, the Poultry Center has two egg production facilities—a two-story turbo house and a stack-deck house. Both houses are exact replicas of the facilities currently used by the commercial egg production industry. The Poultry Center also contains ...


    By B.H. Ruby Electric Ltd.,

  • EPA Registers Long-Term Uses for Sulfoxaflor

    On July 12, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in a Decision Memorandum that it has registered new uses and restored previously registered uses for sulfoxaflor.  EPA has approved the use of sulfoxaflor on alfalfa, corn, cacao, grains (millet, oats), pineapple, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Indigo`s Living Map of the World`s Food System

    Two weeks ago, at the inaugural Beneficial Ag event in Memphis, Indigo was proud to participate in a growing community of innovators from across the food system. One of the questions we asked ourselves was, “What are the technological capabilities needed to catalyze the beneficial agriculture movement?” We believe a new way for seeing the global food system ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Crain Hill Vineyard AllEarth Solar Tracker Case Study

    Crain Hill Vineyard's owners wanted to be a model for sustainable farming nationwide, and needed a way to cut down on the costs of powering their 45-acre operation. With the help of their 24 AllEarth Solar Trackers, they're now the first fully solar-powered, net-zero vineyard in Michigan. To learn more about Crain ...


    By AllEarth Renewables

  • How to guarantee optimal vegetable growing - a precision seed drill

    Precise seeding is the key to production of high-quality crops. MAX PNEUMATIC seed drills are modern machines for seeding of various vegetable species, being differently formed and sized. As a result, it successfully sows almost all kinds of seeds, such as: carrots, parsley, cabbage, radish, onion, beetroot, etc. Moreover, it has been designed to meet the farmers needs and vegetable market ...


    By Weremczuk Agromachines

  • Upgrading to the highest standards makes for good containment

    Good containment is not just about purchasing the best possible equipment, but also ensuring that it is well maintained and regularly upgraded whenever required, says fish pen manufacturer Fusion Marine. ...

  • A Living Map of the World`s Food Supply

    Today, we’re excited to announce Indigo’s acquisition of TellusLabs, a satellite imaging and artificial intelligence company based out of Somerville, Massachusetts. This joining of their mission with ours has been over a year-and-a-half in the making, and is a product of our Indigo Research Partners’ engagement with innovative startups around the world. Here’s the story of ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Nitrogen Fixers

    Here’s a bit of geeky plant science. On this image of the roots of white clover, you can plainly see bumps along the roots that are called nodules. Over millions of years, the plant has evolved a symbiotic relationship with certain species of soil-dwelling bacteria called Rhizobia. This group of bacteria has the ability to take nitrogen from the atmosphere and “fix” it by ...


    By West Coast Seeds

  • Brake test on tractors

    Abstract This application note shows how Dewesoft products provide an effective solution for a quick validation of braking parameters in the field. The mobile measurement instruments and the easy to setup software are used for checking braking parameters according to regulations. At the same time, a similar solution is providing the testing tool in case of future troubles. ...


    By DEWESoft

  • The dangers of Mad Cow Disease!

    The dangers of Mad Cow Disease! ...

  • Why Shrimp Farming? OsmoBot’s Story

    Our Mission We believe that to save our oceans, we need to allow shrimp farming to outcompete with wild capture in terms of quality, taste, sustainability, and price. Who We Are Zach Stein (CEO) and James Regulinski (CTO) met when they were four years old. They have been best friends ever since. Zach’s path towards building tech ...


    By Osmo Systems

  • EMS - How Early Mortality Syndrome Changed Shrimp Farming

    In a world with an ever-increasing population, shrimp farmers across the globe have begun to abandon traditional poly-culture farms and turn towards increasingly technologically advanced monoculture and intensive farms in order to meet the world’s growing food demands. Lucrative, efficient and necessary, these farms are a huge step in optimizing the shrimp industry, where  ...


    By Osmo Systems

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