Remember doing the “smell test” before you poured the contents of your questionable, perhaps expired milk bottle on your morning cereal? French startup Aryballe has a solution to that deep, apprehensive whiff.
The startup measures data from beehives -- including temperature, humidity, CO2, sound, and movement data -- and analyzes that data to provide beekeepers with alerts about potential issues that could lead to bee colony losses.
The World Bee Project Hive Network will start monitoring beehives using sensing technologies from two UK startups -- BuzzBox and Arnia -- which will transmit the data they collect into the cloud for analysis.
Blockchain alone doesn't make growers more money, but it does provide the technology infrastructure for things like digitization, automation, and tracking, all of which drive farmers' bottom lines in modern agriculture, writes Remi Schmaltz.
Soil is the largest living organism on earth, yet humans know far more about our solar system than we do the top six inches of soil on this planet. Soil testing offers some amazing opportunities for farmers to find new efficiencies within their operations and to increase yields but we are just starting to scratch the surface.
In the next in our women in agtech series of interviews with female CEOs and founders working in agtech, AgFunderNews caught up with Solomon to find out more about Saturas and being a female entrepreneur in agtech.
Founded as a joint venture between Discovery Ag, an ag data startup founded by Australian ag retailer Delay Agribusiness, and National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo), Connected Garden has started to roll out a rural internet of things.
Modern sensing instruments have advanced far beyond simple photographic film. Today’s devices measure light, radiation, and heat by capturing different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum, writes Joe Byrum.
Fairfax Financial, the investment company of Prem Watsa, has invested in Canadian digital precision agriculture company Farmers Edge, injecting new capital into the company as well as buying stock from existing investors.