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Cambridge Consultants joins Agri-Tech East’s Innovation Insights at Fruit Focus
Do you want to help save the world? The GROW agri-hackathon is providing unprecedented access to comprehensive datasets for hackers to model and test their solutions to agriculture’s biggest challenges.
Robotic harvesters, advanced sensors, pollinator attractants, an online market place to reduce waste, and decision support systems for improved traceability and productivity – are among the technologies to be presented by members of Agri-Tech East, in an exciting new Innovation Insights feature at Fruit Focus.
Start-ups 30MHz, Breedr and LettUs Grow are part of a new breed of technology companies aiming to improve productivity and sustainability in agriculture, but they will be quick to stress at CWIC 2019 that domain knowledge has been essential for success.
Agri-Tech East members Hummingbird Technologies and Itaka Crop Solution are to join the Canadian HARVEST programme organised by SREDA. It includes participation in Ag in Motion, Western Canada’s largest Outdoor Farm Expo
Smart Farming 4.0 was the subject of Dr Belinda Clarke’s presentation and it featured strawberry picking robotics, machine vision and the potato yield model.
The Innovation Hub this year will be looking towards the connected farm where sensors and monitors provide early warning of risks from disease, weeds and adverse weather, autonomous machines support 24/7 cultivation, and prevention and resilience are key management strategies.
The agri-tech strand “Wellies and Wireless’ is designed to show how companies with digital technologies have penetrated the market
Swarm robots – small, simple and inexpensive – are poised to reverse the trend in agriculture towards ever bigger machines.