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Robot farmers are the future of agriculture The Guardian
UK farming conference hears how 'farmbots' will bring efficiencies and benefits and an end to back-breaking tasks.
Glowing Plants Now Up For Auction Daily Mail
Many people set the mood for a romantic night in with candles, but now they could use a glowing plant for a date with a difference, thanks to St. Louis scientists.
Bill Gates on the importance of GFIA 2014 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture
Bill Gates on why ag innovation events are crucial for a food secure future and ensuring better livelihoods for the poor. Hear how he thinks BIG ideas & innovations can bring about the next agricultural revolution.
As Climate Change heats up, West Africa seeks solutions CCAFS
What options do farmers and national decision makers have when the international community drags its heels on climate change? As for today, farmers have no idea whether 2014 will bring another crisis like the dry spell of 2012, or whether the slightly more moderate weather of 2013 will continue.
The 50 Greatest Breakthroughs Since the Wheel The Atlantic
The Atlantic recently assembled a panel of 12 scientists, entrepreneurs, engineers, historians of technology, and others to assess the innovations that have done the most to shape the nature of modern life.
Proper Use of Farms Can Save Millions The Express Tribune
Information and communication technology is being used to strengthen soil analysis and fertilizer need determination models in the Punjab.
Food Economist: Consumers Are Not the Enemy Farm Futures
Farmers need to be aware of the culture in which they operate, and know all is not lost.
Drones evolve into a new tool for ag Agriculture
Loss of pilots over hostile territory fueled the birth of the drone in 1918. Nearly a century later, they are being used for aerial imagery and data acquisition by farmers.
Precision Agriculture is Cost Effective for Large Farms Farms
While individual tools are not typically cost-effective, and often not relevant for small farms, combining these technologies into integrated solutions for large farms leads to gains – cost savings plus revenue increases.
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