Consus Fresh Solutions, developers of intelligent audit systems for packhouses, has announced it is to merge with the Affinitus GroupConsus
Producers have dedicated QA staff to check daily for quality, temperature, labelling, and packaging. In addition they need to respond within hours to unannounced audits, and these create a huge overhead for producers. The Consus system reduces the burden of audits and improves productivity.
A deluge of rain during the 2017 harvest slashed profits overnight – wheat for milling and barley for malting were downgraded and producers incurred additional
To survive in a complex world humans have evolved the skill to extract information quickly from patterns. This ability is exploited by infographics, and After the flood is now taking this type of data visualisation to a new dimension with artificial intelligence.
DataGranary aims to pay farmers for their data and then collect, clean, aggregate and sell it in a format that is beneficial to others in the agri-food value chain.
The wheat genome contains 17 billion bases – that’s five times the size of the human genome which has made it more difficult to sequence.
As consumer preferences for potatoes become more specific, with both small (salad) and large (bakers) premium products the number of potatoes that a farmer can