Eric Smith, MBA Green Business Strategy's insight:
The fusion between agriculture, technology and food security is going to another level. As more growers utilize technology to safeguard our food supply, consumer confidence will strengthen as food monitoring becomes more reliable and crop damage becomes easier to identify.
The ever increasing global food demands and environmental issues have plagued the countries across the globe; there are growing concerns to tackle both the issues, simultaneously. In this challenging situation, precision farming presents a way ahead by offering increasing yields, and at the same time, reducing the wastage and environmental degradation. Precision farming is a technology based in field management system that optimizes the overall farming practices and input resources. The major drivers for the global Precision Farming Market are profitability & enhancement in the yields, government assistance, energy & cost saving, and the growing agro industry. The restraints for the growth of this market are high initial investments, and lack of technical know-how. The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and penetration by broadband and mobile technologies are the key opportunities in the Precision Farming Market
In light of their many benefits, urban gardens are popping up across the nation. But the challenges growers face must be understood and addressed if urban gardens are to become widespread and even profitable.
Midwest Energy News Minnesota startup lowers lighting bill for indoor farming Midwest Energy News Since last year, the couple, along with their biologist son, Bryan Roeser, have been growing basil, lettuce and other leafy veggies in an indoor...
Wall Street Journal Detroit to study urban animal farming Detroit Free Press A Detroit City Council committee thinks it's time to consider allowing urban animal farming, which could lead to sheep mowing parts of the city.
An agriculture trading company is one of those businesses which people probably know about, but probably don’t think about too much. An international trading company goes a long way toward making people’s dietary needs complete. Fruits from South America to us might be labeled productos agricolas de latinoamerica. Soybean trading companies are everywhere.