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Source : Modern Farmer You’ve got a microwave, a toaster oven, and a myriad of other kitchen appliances, none of which actually grow food. That could change thanks to a Georgia-based startup Replantable. They’ve created Nanofarm, an almost completely…

Big data

The digital farm Inside the cab of Brian Marshall’s tractors is a glimpse into the future of farming. Through the windows, he sees his 4,000 acres of corn and soybean crops. He also sees a slew of computer monitors….


July 10. 2016 / Heather Clancy ,SUBSCRIBER A couple of months ago, I profiled ex-Microsoft bigwig exec Jeff Raikes, who led the Gates Foundation for five years before “retiring” May 1 to focus more time on his own philanthropic interests….

smart Farming

July 10, 2016 / Federico Guerrini , CONTRIBUTOR The agricultural sector is going to face enormous challenges in order to feed the 9.6 billion people that the FAO predicts are going to inhabit the planet by 2050: food production must increase…

Smart Farming

Silicon Valley may be known for growing tech startups, but now the iconic region is welcoming an entirely new breed of residents: startups focusing on smart farming. Offering useful data collection, high-precision crop control and automated farming techniques, smart…