Japanese lettuce production company Spread believes the farmers of the future will be robots. So much so that it is creating the world’s first farm manned entirely by robots. Source: Tech Insider Instead of relying on human farmers, the indoor Vegetable Factory will employ robot
American Farmer has announced its fifth season scheduled to broadcast on 1 March 2016 on RFD-TV. Source: AFDJ eNews American Farmer is a program on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. Starting out, the series will take viewers behind-the-scenes to
Sonalika International Tractors aims to double its revenue, which stands at US$660 million by 2020. Source: The Economic Times India The company, which produces tractors between 20hp to 120hp, is among the top three tractor manufacturers in the country with a market share of around 12
Matt Matros is CEO of FarmedHere, the largest indoor vertical farm in North America. At 90,000 square feet the Illinois farm is a leader in a growing agriculture movement that grows crops without soil and sunlight. Source: Tech Insider Instead, these crops are grown indoors, where the
AGCO has reported net sales of approximately US$2.0 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015, a decrease of approximately 21.2% compared with net sales of approximately US$2.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2014. Source: AFDJ eNews “In the midst of challenging market conditions, we w
With more than 1500 exhibitors and vendors planning to show off their wares at the 2016 World Ag Expo, just about anything needed on a farm is likely to be on display during the three-day event. Source: Visali Times Delta A favorite part for many attending of the Expo in Tulare, one o
If you think of the greatest inventions and developments in the world like the wheel, automation and agricultural equipment spring to mind but not the power of hydraulics. Source: AFDJ eNews However, without hydraulics many of today’s farming machines would be nothing more than sophis
Case IH led global development of track technology back in the early 1990s, releasing the first tracked tractor nearly 20 years ago. Source: AFDJ eNews “Case IH developed the idea of using tracks as a way of putting more power to the ground and eliminating power hop, improving tractio
For six days this March, Rodney Maiden will be living his personal dream by travelling more than 500 kilometres through part of New Zealand on a tractor that can only do 30 kilometres an hour. Source: Stuff.co.nz As part of a unique parade of tractors, jeeps and farm vehicles, Mr Maid
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