Increasing Demand for Organic Produce to Drive the Market Growth for Biopesticides

The overall biopesticides market is projected to grow from USD 3.0 billion in 2018 to USD 6.4 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 15.99% during the forecast period.

Towards Smart Agriculture using FIWARE Enablers

In this work is presented some preliminary results regarding the modules related to IoT, event processing, situational awareness and data harmonization that are being researched in the scope of vf-OS to achieve holistic solution for industries, specifically targeting the agriculture domain.

Disease Detection in Tree Leaves and Fruits using Image Processing Techniques

In this paper, we detect the tree leaves and fruits disease using image processing techniques. In this paper apple, grapes and pomegranate disease are detected. The apple diseases are apple scab, apple rot, Marssonina leaf blotch, black rot canker, apple mosaic. The grape diseases are black rot, powdery mildew, downy mildew, anthracnose, bacterial leaf spot, and rust. The pomegranate diseases are bacterial blight, aspergillus fruit rot, anthracnose, cercospora fruit spot, cescospora leaf spot.

A low-cost and open-source platform for automated imaging

Remote monitoring of plants using hyperspectral imaging has become an important tool for the study of plant growth, development, and physiology. Many applications are oriented towards use in field environments to enable non-destructive analysis of crop responses due to factors such as drought, nutrient deficiency, and disease, e.g., using tram, drone, or airplane mounted instruments.

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Smartbins: Using Intelligent Harvest Baskets to Estimate the Stages of Berry Harvesting

This article proposes the use of Smartbins, intelligent harvest baskets with sensors to collect weight, temperature, and vibration data. Combined analysis of the variables collected, using machine learning algorithms, allows the system to estimate which stage the basket is at with an accuracy of 80%, and to assess whether the fruit has been exposed to situations that could affect its shelf life.

Agricultural Adjuvants Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges

The agricultural adjuvants market was valued at USD 2.97 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 4.04 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.24% during the forecast period.

Alfalfa Seeds Industry Study 2019 Market by Share, Growth, Size, Segments, Manufacturers and Forecast to 2025

Alfalfa Seeds‎ Market Industry 2019 Market research Report explores the knowledgeable analysis of Alfalfa Seeds‎ Market Industry on the groundwork of size, trends, growth, shares, revenue, demand and Forecasts length of 2019 to 2025.
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Curling Irons Industry 2019 Market Size, Growth, Share, Trends, Global Statistics and Forecast Analysis 2025

The Curling Irons Market 2019 Global Industry report consists of all the basic information regarding the Curling Irons Market. This report presents analysis of market trends, industry growth drivers, share, analysis, size, trends, and many other aspects. The global Curling Irons report is an essential reserve of data, primarily for the industry administrators.
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Termite Control Market by Species Type, Application, Region - Forecast to 2022

The termite control market was valued at USD 2.96 Billion in 2016. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2017, to reach USD 4.11 Billion by 2022.

Detection of Fir Trees (Abies sibirica) Damaged by the Bark Beetle in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Images with Deep Learning

Invasion of the Polygraphus proximus Blandford bark beetle causes catastrophic damage to forests with firs (Abies sibirica Ledeb) in Russia, especially in Central Siberia. Determining tree damage stage based on the shape, texture and colour of tree crown in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) images could help to assess forest health in a faster and cheaper way.

Call for Proposals: BayWa Smart Farming Challenge

BayWa is looking for innovative solutions that use new technologies, ideas and products to support sustainable agriculture. As the global population continues to grow every year, so too does the demand for agricultural products. To continue feeding the world without damaging the environment is one of the greatest challenges faced by society, and can only be achieved by increasing the efficiency and sustainability of agricultural production. BayWa invites submissions that look to tackle this challenge by combining satellite data with other data sources in an innovative and commercially viable way, and where possible, by using machine learning/artificial intelligence to process the data.
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Robotic Farmers in Agriculture

As per Euro monitor intersection of robotics, artificial intelligence, analytics and machines for precision farming is one of the top ndustry’s top opportunities. In Europe, Spanish company called Agrobot has developed a strawberry farming robot. It uses up to 24 robotic arms to pick fruit and is capable of autonomous navigation.

Plant Breeding and CRISPR Plants Market Projected to Reach $14.6 Billion by 2023

The plant breeding and CRISPR plants market is projected to reach USD 14.6 billion by 2023, from USD 7.6 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 13.95% during the forecast period.

Feed Yeast Market Projected to Reach $2.1 Billion by 2023

The feed yeast market is projected to reach USD 2.1 billion by 2023, from USD 1.7 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 5.27% during the forecast period.

Key Growth Strategies Adopted by the Major Players in Feed Additives Market

The market for feed additives is projected to grow from USD 33.0 billion in 2018 to USD 44.3 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period.

Vector Control Market Projected to Reach $20.37 Billion by 2023

The vector control market was valued at USD 15.12 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach 20.37 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.13% during the forecast period.

CropDeep: The Crop Vision Dataset for Deep-Learning-Based Classification and Detection in Precision Agriculture

To encourage further progress in challenging realistic agricultural conditions, we present the CropDeep species classification and detection dataset, consisting of 31,147 images with over 49,000 annotated instances from 31 different classes. In contrast to existing vision datasets, images were collected with different cameras and equipment in greenhouses, captured in a wide variety of situations.

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Rice Seeds Market Analysis, Trends, Growth, Share, Forecast to 2023

The rice seeds market is projected to reach USD 7.62 billion by 2023, from USD 5.47 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 6.85% during the forecast period.

Contribution of the Web of Things and of the Opportunistic Computing to the Smart Agriculture: A Practical Experiment

In this paper, we present a middleware platform for the Internet of Things that implements disruption tolerant opportunistic networking and computing techniques, and that makes it possible to expose and manage physical objects through Web-based protocols, standards and technologies, thus providing interoperability between objects and creating a Web of Things (WoT). This WoT-based opportunistic computing approach is backed up by a practical experiment whose outcomes are presented in this article.

Big data in agriculture and nutrition

In the USA, venture capitalists spent US$3 billion on ‘agtech’ (digital technology in agriculture) in 2016, with 46% of investors focusing on big data and analytics (Walker et al., 2016). Large data initiatives such as the CGIAR’s Big Data in Agriculture Platform have made thousands of datasets and publications available (Pineda, 2018).

Acquiring Food Security through Precision Farming Techniques

In this paper we deal with different aspects of precision farming & IoT in agriculture and their importance related to food security which attracts a lot more importance these days due to inflation.

Soil Less Farming With Industry 4.0

An Internet of Things (IoT) architecture for soil-less farming systems using Industry 4.0 is introduced. The architecture emphasizes the control of water quality in distributed soil-less food production systems by adhering to Industry 4.0 standards. Soil less agriculture can be defined as growing plants in the greenhouse system in solid environments other than soil which is enriched in nutritional solutions.

Facebook Call for Proposals: Computer Vision for Global Challenges

Facebook is calling for proposals for pilot and early-stage research that extends computer vision technologies in developing countries. We specifically seek projects that address the technical challenges impeding computer vision in these contexts, including data and hardware limitations and better integration of new information sources, such as high-resolution satellite imagery. Competitive applications will similarly leverage computer vision to achieve global development priorities, especially those captured in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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FFAR Call for Research Proposals: Advanced Animal Systems, Health-Agriculture Nexus, Next Generation Crops, Soil Health, Sustainable Water Management, Urban Food Systems

Seeding Solutions applicants are required to complete a pre-proposal. As our Seeding Solutions program supports innovation and partnership, grantees are required to provide matching funds from non-federal sources and identify an innovation that addresses an intractable problem in food and agriculture within one of FFAR’s Challenge areas.
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Rising Consumption of Meat and Dairy Products to Drive the Demand for Feed Acidifiers

Feed Acidifiers Market by Type (Propionic Acid, Formic Acid, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Sorbic Acid, Malic Acid), Form (Dry, Liquid), Compound (Blended, Single), Livestock (Poultry, Swine, Ruminants, Aquaculture), and Region - Global Forecast to 2023

Plant Growth Chambers Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges

Plant Growth Chambers Market by Equipment Type (Reach-in, Walk-in), Application (Short Plants, Tall Plants), End Use (Clinical, Academic), Function (Plant Growth, Environmental Optimization), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

Increasing Demand for High-Efficiency Fertilizers to Drive the Controlled-Release Fertilizers Market During the Forecast Period

The controlled-release fertilizers market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.29% from an estimated value of USD 1.56 Billion in 2017 to reach USD 2.12 Billion by 2022

Blockchain Technology to Redefine the Food and Agriculture Industries

Blockchain in agriculture and food supply chain market: Disruptive technology in terms of compliance, traceability, and fraud control

Agrodat: A Knowledge Centre and Decision Support System for Precision Farming Based on IoT and Big Data Technologies

In general, to implement precision farming and related methods, a vast amount of data about the cultivated fields must be collected from various sources, and analysed. Nationwide projects, such as Agrodat from Hungary, require even more sophisticated IoT and big data solutions starting from the sensor level, through to the applied communication network, and ending with the advanced data analytics facilities and knowledge centre.

AmI Garden: Building an IoT Infrastructure for Precision Agriculture

A unique implementation of precision agriculture in an experimental greenhouse in Crete, Greece, utilises software driven automations to boost greenhouse vegetable cultivation. The system is based on agricultural scenarios for each individual species that grows inside the greenhouse, consisting of the environmental parameters that each vegetable needs for an optimum life cycle, as well as machine learning techniques that allow the system to predict and provide information about possible hazards.

Australia Emerges as a Leading Innovator for Agriculture 4.0

Investors and researchers are looking to Australia to develop the agricultural and food technologies of the future.

Plant-based Beverages Market Analysis, Growth, Share, Trends, & Forecast to 2023

The plant-based beverages market is estimated at USD 11.16 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 19.67 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 12.0% from 2018 to 2023.

High-Growth Opportunities for Automated Harvesting Robots in Developed Countries Drives the Smart Harvest Market

The smart harvest market is projected to reach USD 15.6 billion by 2023, from USD 9.0 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 11.81% during the forecast period.

Use of Space Technology in the agriculture sector in India

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has been pro-active in using the space technology in agricultural sector. The Ministry, since early 80s has been funding various projects, under which Indian Space Research Organisation developed methodologies for Crop Production Forecasting.

Increase in Use of Crop Protection Products in Developing Countries Drives the Pesticide Inert Ingredients Market

The pesticide inert ingredients market is projected to reach USD 4.7 billion by 2023, from USD 3.5 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 6.14% during the forecast period. The market is driven by factors such as the increasing demand for specific inert ingredients in pesticide formulation and capability of inert ingredients to improve the efficacy of pesticide application.

Growing Farm Labor Issues due to Higher Costs and Availability Drives the Smart Harvest Market Ma

The smart harvest market is projected to reach USD 15.6 billion by 2023, from USD 9.0 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 11.81% during the forecast period. The market is driven by factors such as growing farm labor issues due to higher costs and availability, and cost efficiency benefits offered by smart harvest systems.

Agriculture 4.0: Broadening Responsible Innovation in an Era of Smart Farming

We argue that ideas of responsible innovation should be further developed in order to make them relevant and robust for emergent agri-tech, and that frameworks should be tested in practice to see if they can actively shape innovation trajectories.

Call for Proposals: Innovative ideas in the field of agriculture technology and sustainable production

Project proposals that incorporate innovative ideas in the field of agriculture technology and include more sustainable ways of production are especially expected to be submitted.
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