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DRONES HELP GROWERS REDUCE 100 MILLION POUNDS OILSEED LOSSES…

The latest drone technology could give growers the edge against a major disease that causes £100m (USD130m) of winter oil seed rape losses each year. An app that uses high resolution, leaf level images can help farmers spot the signs of Phoma and stem canker faster, which could reduce losses …

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REACHING NEW HEIGHTS WITH DRONE TECHNOLOGY…

The Sernick Group has welcomed the opportunity to implement drone technology in their own commercial farming practices and has since been researching new ways to benefit from it. The application of a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS), or drone, for commercial use in agriculture, was officially approved by the South …

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“FOOD CHAIN DATA TO BE ANALYZED FROM FIELD TO TABLE”

“Digital Farming Management Tool Market Acceptance Solutions” İZMİR (Aegean Agency) – Project proposal of “Digital Farming Management Tool Market Acceptance Solutions (d-FaMToMAS)”, of which Aegean University is a project partner to be presented to Full Proposal by passing the TUBITAK and European Union eliminations among 112 projects, took place among …

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OTTAN STUDIO: DON’T PRODUCE WASTE, CONSUME IT

Turkish startup Ottan Studio has produced a range of furniture and decorative items made from up-cycled organic materials, which will be available for sale online next week, the startup, which is committed to promoting sustainability, said Friday. With the motto “Don’t produce waste, consume it!” Ottan Studio has made a …

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URBAN FARMS GIVE NEW MEANING TO THE TERM ‘FARM-TO-TABLE’ THANKS TO VERTICAL FARMING…

Urban areas contain more than half the world’s population and contribute to some 70% of the planet’s energy emissions. Cities guzzle the bulk of Earth’s resources and produce more waste. Many residents live in “urban food deserts.” And buildings are literally making their occupants sick. Our planet is home to …

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agROBOfood LAUNCHES THE 1ST “OPEN CALL” FOR FUNDING ADDITIONAL INNOVATION EXPERIMENTS…

Press release… agROBOfood is offering 2.65 M€ to SMEs through its’ 1 st Open Call for Innovation Experiments!  agROBOfood is a Horizon 2020 project aiming to build a European ecosystem for the effective adoption of robotic technologies in the agrifood sector and to support SMEs become more efficient and competitive.  …

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TURKISH AGRICULTURE TO BE SUPPORTED BY THE SATELLITE LAGARI

With its projects and products in the field of technology, Defense Technologies Inc. (STM) plays an important role in the defense sector. It signed an important protocol with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Within the scope of cooperation protocol; Turkey’s first high-resolution images provided by the STM, which is …

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MODEL TO BE DEVELOPED IN TURKISH AGRICULTURE…

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Mehmet Hadi Tunç stated that digitalization in agriculture will be developed by artificial intelligence (AI) and data-based business models in 2019-2023 period… In his speech at the opening ceremony of the International Malatya Culture and Art Events and Apricot Festival held at the Mişmiş …

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WHAT IS PRESICION FARMING ALL ABOUT?

Precision Farming… What is Precision Farming all about? Precision Farming is about managing variations in the field accurately to grow more food using fewer resources and reducing production costs. All aspects of the environment – soil, weather, vegetation, water – vary from place to place. And all these factors determine …

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GOOGLE WANTS INDIAN FARMERS TO USE AI IN COTTON CROP…

India is the largest producer and the second largest exporter of cotton in the world. Yet, for the farmers raising cotton crop the year 2017 was horrendous. Reason? Nearly 50 per cent of their yield was destroyed following an attack by the pink bollworm. This happened despite cotton farmers using …

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