In the Know: Bi-Weekly Agritech Round-Up (June 8, 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.

The 5 Things That Every Blockchain Company Needs to Get to the Market

Industry leaders are utilizing blockchain technology to spearhead the way that companies conduct their business. They are breaking ground and gaining traction in the market by implementing these five practices.

Read more here, via Hackernoon.


Farming: There’s an App for That

Precision Agriculture is growing, and more farmers are adopting high-tech methods of crop management and production. While technological innovation requires investment, the benefits far outweigh the cost.

Read more here, via National Geographic.


How Blockchain Makes It Easier for Diverse Platforms to Interface

Blockchain technology is revolutionizing business tactics in a variety of industries. From third-party systems to cross-platform possibilities, blockchain improves trust, functionality and ensures that data is immutable.

Read more here, via Blockchain News. 


Collaboration, Health and the Future Farmer: Key Lessons on the Future of Ag

Agritech innovation poses a number of efficient solutions to the growing needs in agriculture today. With these five considerations in mind, the future of agritech looks brighter than ever before.

Read more here, via AgFunder News.

In the Know: Bi-Weekly Agritech Round-Up (May 25, 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.

Six Digital Transformation Trends in Agriculture

In order to meet the needs of a growing population, resource output must continue to grow. How are farmers keeping up with the demands in the industry? By utilizing these six new technologies as sustainable and scalable resources in agriculture.

Read more here, via Forbes. 


Manufacturing and Blockchain: Prime Time is Yet to Come

Blockchain technology is transforming the way that manufacturers conduct business and record transactions – not only currency transactions, but also with data transactions. Widespread adoption of this technology could have widespread benefits for the global economy and industry standards.

Read more here, via Coindesk.


How has Technology Sown the Seeds for Advancements in Agriculture

By educating famers on technological advancements, helping them build a marketplace online and removing the middleman in their sales, entrepreneurs are offering technological solutions to farmers to keep up with growth in the agriculture industry.

Read more here, via Entrepreneur


With Blockchain Insurers Opt for ‘Coopetition’

Coopetition is the chosen path for many industries embracing blockchain technology. Insurance companies, technologists and thought leaders are beginning to see the benefits of a shared services approach to conducting business.

Read more here, via Forbes.


Agriculture Conference Shines Light on Bluff City

More than 200 farmers, scientists and agriculture entrepreneurs attended the Davos on the Delta conference in Memphis.

Read more here, via WMC Action News 5.


Blockchain is Coming for Agriculture, and You Might Not Even Notice

Many farmers utilize a variety of technology and software to keep up with the growing demand for their crops. Industry leaders are discovering how blockchain technology delivers real value to growers.

Read more here, via Successful Farming.

In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (March 23, 2018)

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

Top 5 Robotic Systems to Watch in Agriculture

With the agricultural sector adapting to technology on the farm, states like California and Arizona have looked into the use of robots to help with produce and specialty crops that require intensive hand-labor.

Read more here, via Precision Ag.


5 Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change the Way We Do Business

From accounting, to even advertising and marketing, innovative companies begin to rethink their digital age strategies by the adoption of blockchain technology.

Read more here, via Entrepreneur.


Montana Ag: Precision Agriculture is Changing Farming

In Montana, farmers are using the latest precision agriculture technology, helping to make farming more efficient and profitable, with tractors that offer auto steer.

Read more here, via KRTV.


How Will Blockchain Technology Help Developing Countries 

With blockchain’s ability to provide transparency, security and accountability, the technology could help developing countries address their challenges through an admissible budget.

Read more here, via Inc 42.


Blockchain for Blockbusters: From Movies to VR Distribution Platforms, Media Is Embracing Decentralization

As more companies begin to adopt blockchain, there’s one industry looking into it that might surprise you: Hollywood.

Read more here, via Variety.

In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (March 2, 2018)

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

Agricultural Technological Innovation

Currently, one in every seven working Texans has an agriculture-related job. Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is currently looking into new ways to use technology at the farm level in production of the food we eat, in hopes of creating sustainable agricultural growth and providing safe and affordable food through the food system in Texas.

Read more here, via The Battalion.  


Can the Digital Revolution Transform Agriculture?

Thanks to digital solutions, farmers can connect to financial tools and markets around the world, as well as exchange services and money.

Read more here, via The Brookings Institution.


6 Industries that are Using Blockchain to Drive Business Value Right Now

Companies are incorporating blockchain into their everyday business operations, with 16 percent purchasing blockchain enabled tools, and another 22 percent developing tools using blockchain.

Read more here, via TechRepublic.


Here’s How Agriculture Plans to Overhaul its Tech

The Agriculture Department will soon go through a tech renovation, by consolidating 39 data centers into two facilities, as well as focus on introducing artificial intelligence tools to agency call centers for automatic online processes.

Read all about it here, via NextGov.

 

In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (February 23, 2018)

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

Montana Ag: Precision Agriculture is Changing Farming 

Precision agriculture technology helps to make farming more efficient and profitable, an adoption happening soon within the business of farmers.

Read more about it here, via KPAX.


Forget Bitcoin. It’s All About the Blockchain

You may have heard the word bitcoin lately, but it’s time to get familiar with the word blockchain technology, a public distributed ledger managed by a peer-to-peer network of computers.

Read more about this advancing technology here, via Forbes.


USDA to Rename Client Technology Services Under IT Modernization Drive

The USDA is working on a federal information technology modernization, after shifting their focus on enterprise end-user services under U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, leading to a rebrand of the agency’s Client Technology Services as the Customer Experience Center.

Read more here, via Federal News Radio.


Growing More Ag Entrepreneurs

Did you know that earlier exposure to entrepreneurship in Iowa schools can create new opportunities for advances in agricultural technology? Increasing sources of venture capital in Iowa are helping to bolster the state’s climate for ag startups.

Read more here, via Wallaces Farmer.


7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Blockchain

Blockchain is a ledger that keeps track of transactions. Now, a handful of companies are figuring out how to benefit from this new technology, in more ways than just keeping track of cryptocurrency transactions.

Read more here,  via Yahoo Finance

In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (February 16, 2018)

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

Agriculture and Technology: Industry Progress Lies in Collaboration and Looking Further Ahead

Water is an essential need for agriculture, and because of it, companies are looking within water use and irrigation for technology’s ability to advance agriculture in various regions.

Read more here, via Precision Ag.


As Technology Advances, Drones Set to Become a Crucial Tool in Agriculture  

From measuring temperatures to determining engine speed and altitude, drones can also be equipped with GPS units to measure lake water quality and can capture the total volume of biomass in an area.

Read more here, via Farm and Ranch.


Puerto Rico’s Governor is Bullish on Blockchain as Part of Island’s Comeback

The Governor of Puerto Rico, along with his office and the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development, will meet at the “Puerto Crypto” conference next month, after the governor has expressed interest in blockchain because of its transformative and disruptive components for business and government.

Read more here, via CNBC.


Decentralized Digital Identities and Blockchain – The Future as We See It

As the world looks to a new model for digital identity, individuals need a place to store their identity data in a secure, encrypted digital hub.

Read more here, via Microsoft.

In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (February 2, 2018)

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

The Easiest Way to Invest in Blockchain Technologies

Blockchain isn’t just a fad; it’s here to stay just like the internet. Get to know the easiest way to invest in this new technology starting today.

Read more here, via Forbes.


The Digital Divide Must End

By 2050, precision agriculture will be able to reduce your farm’s operation costs by up to $25 per acre, as well as increase farm yields.

Read more here, via Successful Farming


South Dakota is Poised to Benefit from Precision Agriculture

In South Dakota, $4 billion will be spent on precision agriculture this year, combining agronomic practices with farm machinery technology and actionable data.

Read more here, via Farm Forum.