Agriculture

12.04.19
FCC rolls out a $9 billion fund for rural 5G connectivity
12.04.19

FCC rolls out a $9 billion fund for rural 5G connectivity

It will replace the $4.5 billion Mobility Fund Phase II to bring 4G LTE to rural areas.

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08.08.19
UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change
08.08.19

UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change

Emissions from agricultural production is causing the planet harm.

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06.23.19
Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies
06.23.19

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies

Think of it as a Roomba for grains.

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06.17.19
FCC task force will help connect farms and ranches
06.17.19

FCC task force will help connect farms and ranches

The Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force will work with the USDA on policy recommendations.

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03.27.19
FarmWise and Roush are making autonomous vegetable weeders
03.27.19

FarmWise and Roush are making autonomous vegetable weeders

The companies will create prototypes this year.

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10.03.18
The future of indoor agriculture is vertical farms run by robots
10.03.18

The future of indoor agriculture is vertical farms run by robots

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09.26.18
Robots are learning to carefully peel lettuce leaves
09.26.18

Robots are learning to carefully peel lettuce leaves

It's a random but important engineering advancement.

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05.31.18
America can't solve its migrant labor crisis with automation
05.31.18

America can't solve its migrant labor crisis with automation

Don't expect autonomous robot farmers to toil US farmlands anytime soon.

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05.28.18
Gene-edited rice plants could boost the world's food supply
05.28.18

Gene-edited rice plants could boost the world's food supply

So long as the potential ethical issues are addressed, at least.

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