In the Know: Bi-Weekly Agritech Round-up (September 14, 2018)

The world of agritech is changing every day. Check out our bi-weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on the evolving world that is agriculture technology.

Technology: The Future of Agriculture 

From sensing technologies and robotics to online trading platforms, the world of agriculture is being transformed every single day. The farming industry continues to have immense impact on the global economy, make it a thriving arena for technological development.

Read more here, via Trend in Tech.


 A Farmer-Centered Approach to Agritech

As technology grows in agriculture, it is important to keep a balanced perspective about how these tools stand to benefit everyone in the industry, starting with the farmer.

Read more here, via Forbes.


How a New Class of Startups Are Using Blockchain to Tackle Some of the Internet’s Biggest Challenges 

Whether industries are seeking to improve peer-to-peer capabilities or filter out fake news, blockchain technology presents a number of benefits to digital business. Startup companies are learning the ins and outs of this online tool and are revolutionizing the way that businesses approach Internet challenges.

Read more here, via CNBC.


Ag Seeks Blockchain Advantage 

Traceability is a growing demand in the agricultural supply chain. Consumers want a shared source of truth with the producers of their crops and commodities, and blockchain technology is filling the gap.

Read more here, via DTN The Progressive Farmer.


How Blockchain Technology Can Transform Healthcare

Blockchain is expected to provide efficient healthcare services through advances in health information technology, saving the industry up to $150 billion yearly by 2025. In the healthcare industry, new developments in blockchain present innovative solutions in data exchange, drug traceability and cybersecurity.

Read more here, via Medical Tourism Magazine.

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