Organifarms aims to minimize the environmental impact with automated technology

Making strawberry production more profitable by implementing automation

“High costs are the biggest problem in vertical farms,” says Hannah Brown, CCO & Co-Founder of Organifarms. “We’ve been looking at energy use to partially solve the issue, but we didn’t see a got fit for us to lower anything in that area. Then we started tackling another big expenditure, labor. We’re…

Heat surplus has climate technique specialist thinking creatively

If it's possible to control the climate to 0.1 degrees Celsius in a cleanroom or operations room, you should also do so in a climate room or vertical farm. Weiss Technik, a company with German origins and locations around the world, has mastered the tricks needed for climate control. No wonder the…

Robotic device to pick and trim mushrooms to solve labor shortages

Researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have developed a robotic mechanism for mushroom picking and trimming and demonstrated its effectiveness for the automated harvesting of button mushrooms. In a new study, the prototype, which is designed to be integrated with a machine vision…

Agricultural technology introduced in Japan

Located in Southwestern Japan, Ishigaki Island is famous for its emerald sea and amazing nature. Monsoon has been a hard challenge for agriculture here, but, the island now has delicious fresh vegetables and fruits to enjoy the cool climate. "This is plant factory system for Asian monsoon area, it…

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says Her Excellency during the 'Enhancing food security in the UAE' webinar

"There’s still a lot to do before we transform our food systems together"

“The past months have been an experience with many lessons learned,” said Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security at the UAE, during the Agritech – Enhancing food security in the UAE, today. While Her Excellency addressed the keynotes of the webinar,…

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