A new survey conducted by Cargill shows consumers believe technology advancements in agriculture are key to feed a growing population, but only about half of the respondents want their food to come from a technologically-advanced farm.
Jesús Ahumada manages nine shrimp farms in Guasave, Mexico, and for years he’s been using the same method to decide when the crop needs to be harvested – a mixture of experience and instinct. While he says he’s pretty good at it, he’s also the first to admit the computerized artificial intelligence system that Cargill helped install does it a lot better.
INDIANA, August 2, 2017 - Concepts like indoor farming, controlled environment agriculture (CEA), the vertical farm, and aeroponics are turning year-round, locally grown produce into commercial reality.
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2017 - The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 32 small businesses to receive $1 million each to advance concepts that improve manufacturing processes, boost efficiency of buildings, increase transportation sustainability, and generate electricity from renewable sources.