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"The push for urban farming solutions has only intensified"

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2021-Jan-06 Wed 08:45
2021-Jan-06 Wed 08:45
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With significant population growth and urbanization both underway and projected across the globe, the push for urban farming solutions has only intensified. The search for innovative solutions has generated many questions surrounding best agricultural practices and how to build a sustainable urban farm.…

Insider creates ERP system for fresh produce

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-24 Thu 11:15
2020-Dec-24 Thu 11:15
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At the beginning of 2020, Alexander Schrijvershof left the family business Schrijvershof after more than 15 years to found Zest. It is his answer to the demand for ERP systems for fruit and vegetable importers. With his cloud-based solution that enables importers to easily manage all internal business…

Top 10 Agricultural Mobile Apps for Farmers in 2021

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-15 Tue 12:16
2020-Dec-15 Tue 12:16
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Farming apps are the most convenient and useful medium to guide farmers in farming. It gives you the guideline for doing the proper scientific way of farming, crop cultivation, sowing or harvesting of any crop or vegetables.

'New app offers detailed plant insights to grow smarter'

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-11 Fri 11:15
2020-Dec-11 Fri 11:15
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Biotechnology company 2Grow and 30MHz have joined forces to develop smart data tools that provide growers, breeders and researchers with even more detailed insights into the health and needs of their plants. This year they developed a new application: 2Grow Plant Insights. The app will become available…

Growers mitigate labour pressures with efficient technology

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-11 Fri 11:15
2020-Dec-11 Fri 11:15
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Labour represents roughly one third of greenhouse growers ongoing costs, meaning that even a modest improvement can result in a big impact to bottom line performance. "With rising labour costs and Covid-19 related labour pressures, it is more important than ever to run a highly efficient business that…

Creating and modifying custom horticulture spectral solutions with online horticultural calculator

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-10 Thu 13:30
2020-Dec-10 Thu 13:30
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Luminus Devices new horticulture calculator offers system engineers the opportunity to choose from over 30 of Luminus horticulture LEDs and create their own ‘recipe’ for specific luminaires and to save and output a complete LED bill of materials. System designers can select multiple LEDs and establish…

Quickly detecting plant stress through portable device

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-09 Wed 11:15
2020-Dec-09 Wed 11:15
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Raman leaf-clip sensor would allow rapid diagnosis of nutrition deficiency in plants, enabling farmers to maximize crop yield in a sustainable way.  The portable Raman system was designed in collaboration with local company Technospex Pte Ltd. The leaf-clip Raman sensor consists of a 3D printed clip that is…

Australian app set to provide increased confidence in fresh produce deliveries worldwide

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-04 Fri 13:29
2020-Dec-04 Fri 13:29
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A leading West Australian fresh produce company has created a proof of delivery system that it expects will be a "game-changer" by building confidence and greater transparency in the fruit and vegetable supply chain. The newly developed Australian app, ‘FreshFinder’ is set to benefit businesses worldwide…

Simulate the light transmission of your greenhouse project with Hortinergy

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Dec-03 Thu 14:48
2020-Dec-03 Thu 14:48
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Simulate the light transmission of your greenhouse project with Hortinergy

You can simulate with Hortinergy  the light transmission and heat losses of your greenhouse project with our large library of transparent and opaque covers.

Hortinergy’s latest update includes a complete library of transparent and diffusing covers (glass, plastic, etc.).

The transmission models of plastic foils (clear, diffuse)  have been validated in the research greenhouses at ASTREDHORRATHO with an accuracy of 95% within the Dilight project.

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📺 Fertilizer Calculator helps growers calculate fertilizer

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Nov-24 Tue 12:20
2020-Nov-24 Tue 12:20
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To get the right amount of fertilizer for your plants requirements and then to change them as your plant grows, and to prepare stock solutions, needs a lot of calculations. The solution is the Fertilizer Calculator, which was created as an easy and fast solution to understanding your soil and hydroponic…

Foodtech startup launches tech to provide quick product, nutrition data

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-20 Tue 16:36
2020-Oct-20 Tue 16:36
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Using AI and machine learning, Foodspace’s technology can “look” at a photo or video of a product label and quickly catalog data including brand name, product name, net weight, nutritional information, ingredients, Universal Product Code, packaging type and diet categorization.

Release of Direct-to-Consumer mobile produce app

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-14 Wed 13:05
2020-Oct-14 Wed 13:05
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A new direct-to-consumer app for produce will be hitting the market next month. Flavor Wave LLC., an initiative from produce veterans Michael Chavez and Patrick Kelly, brings an innovative concept into the produce industry space. The app will encompass customer produce box ordering, fulfillment, and…

A new control platform for large-scale horticultural companies is born

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-22 Tue 11:19
2020-Sep-22 Tue 11:19
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The world is changing and so is horticulture. Ridder has presented HortOS, a new ecosystem to help horticultural entrepreneurs follow important trends and developments in the areas of scaling up, knowledge gaps, and digitization. Collaboration plays an important role in this; in the organization itself,…

Proprietary tomato plant that alerts farmer via iPhone when it's sick

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-18 Fri 12:27
2020-Sep-18 Fri 12:27
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InnerPlant, Inc., developer of genetically adapted living plant sensors, today launched its first sentinel plant, InnerTomato living sensor, a proprietary tomato plant that alerts farmers optically when it’s thirsty or sick. Farmers growing InnerTomatoes can photograph their fields with augmented reality…

Japanese app Tuna Scope uses AI to grade the quality of fish

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-09 Thu 11:04
2020-Jul-09 Thu 11:04
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A Japanese chain of sushi restaurants is using an AI-powered app to assess the quality of tuna — a key step in the preparation of sushi that traditionally requires years of training from experienced human buyers. But can it really replace a human’s fish sense?

The app, named Tuna Scope, was developed by Japanese advertising firm Dentsu Inc. It uses machine learning algorithms trained on thousands of images of the cross-sections of tuna tails, a cut of the meat that can reveal much about a fish’s constitution.

The app was trained on thousands of images of tuna tails

From a single picture, the app grades the tuna on a five-point scale based on visual characteristics like the sheen of the flesh and the layering of fat. For an experienced...

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