In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (January 26, 2017)

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.

Ag Broadband Coalition Hails Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act

The Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 was introduced this week by the Agricultural Broadband Coalition, helping to revolutionize farming across the U.S.

Read more here, via Farm Bureau.


Davos 2018: Technology Can Help Transform Our Food Systems – Just in Time

Technology has the potential to change the way our food is produced and consumed, as people could one day track the nutritional content, carbon footprint and see how their food was grown.

Read more here, via Forbes.


Precision Planting Announces Precision Technology Institute

A 200-acre Precision Technology Institute will serve as a place to enhance research efforts and help demonstrate how precision agriculture can help farmers increase yields.

Read all about the new facility here, via Agriculture.


How This Italy-based Agritech Startup is Using loT to Help Farmers Know Their Crops

As the demand for food around the world rises, the demand for crops and animal feed will also increase by 100 percent. Find out about how this agritech startup in Italy will help farmers make better growing decisions with a system based on sensors.

Read more here, via Your Story.

In the Know: This Week’s Agritech Round-up (January 19, 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.

How Adoption of Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt Agriculture

Blockchain is disrupting many industries, banking and finance especially, and is now helping to solve agriculture-related problems. As consumer consciousness toward food safety begins to rise, blockchain will begin to play an important role within agriculture.

Read more here, via Inc 42.


4 Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

From moving past simple analytics to artificial intelligence to increasing reliance on robots, here are four supply chain predictions for the new year.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Dive.


How IoT Can Provide Greater Value to the Agriculture Industry

Did you know that the Internet of Things has the potential to improve economic performance and transform farming productivity? It is best achieved when linked to machine learning and data analytics.

Read all about it here, via IoT Agenda.


Blockchain: The Next Revolution in the Food Supply Chain

With blockchain, the food industry will have a more transparent and credible supply chain, as more consumers are interested in knowing where their food comes from, and the passage that it takes throughout the chain.

Read more here, via Food Dive.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (January 5, 2018)

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

‘Blockchain’ Mentions in Press Releases Have Soared This Year

With the start of the new year, comes even more blockchain coverage, with 110 corporate releases already mentioning the world blockchain over the first four days of 2018.

Read more here, via Bloomberg Technology.


4 Buzzworthy Ways Blockchain Can Streamline Your Business

Since December of last year, blockchain development has grown more than 200 percent in popularity. Blockchain can increase security and provide decentralization, among other things, when using it to streamline your business.

Read more here, via Business.com.


Blockchain Improves Visibility in the Food Supply Chain

With the world population expected to reach 10 billion by 2050, this increases the need for the food supply chain to become more efficient, reliable and accurate.

Read more here, via Food Safety Tech.


Blockchain’s Promise Goes Beyond Fintech

Blockchain can reduce the cost of peer-to-peer data and remove the need for third parties and middlemen across numerous industries.

Read more here, via Computer Weekly.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (December 29, 2017)

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

Let’s Talk Blockchain: What’s Coming in 2018?

We’re going to see more use out of blockchain technology in 2018, with financial analysts expecting it to be the source for 20 percent of global finance by 2020.

Read all about it here, via Jaxenter


How the Blockchain is Redefining Trust

Blockchain could help to shorten the length of the lifecycle of trade from not just days, but to minutes. By 2022, ledger technologies could save banks $15-20 billion a year.

Read more here, via Wired.


Blockchain Is Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM and Visa

It’s estimated that by 2022, the market for blockchain-related products and services will reach $7.7 billion, up $242 million from last year.

Read more here, via Fortune.


NexGen Supply Chain: Blockchain Thoughts at the Height of the Holiday Season

Now is the time to think big in the early stages of blockchain, as it promises to transform how business is done.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Management Review.


Unilever Taps into Blockchain to Manage Tea Supply Chain

Unilever will launch a one-year pilot project that will manage transactions on its tea supply chain by leveraging blockchain technology.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Dive.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (December 22, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

How Blockchain Could Revolutionize Commodity Markets

Blockchain could help secure the means of exchange of raw materials, as well as open up channels of trade among buyers and sellers that have previously been seen as credit risks.

Read more here, via Bloomberg


How Blockchain Technology Could Transform the Food Industry

Blockchain has the ability to change the food industry, by reading a QR code that would be able to track anything from an animal’s date of birth to the location of where the livestock was harvested.

Read more here, via The Conversation.


Blockchain’s 2018 Goal? Human Rights Over Financial Gains

It’s been an exciting and progressive year for blockchain. 2017 saw the rise of new tokens and funds, along with the largest increase in the global blockchain participant tool.

Here’s what needs to happen in 2018, via CoinDesk.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (December 15, 2017)

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

5 Sectors Blockchain Is Disrupting That Are Not Cryptocurrency

Elections and voting, along with transaction-based real estate, are among some of the major sectors currently being disrupted by blockchain technology, which is proving to be far more valuable on a global scale that any market capitalization of cryptocurrencies.

Read more here, via Entrepreneur.


 Securing the Internet-of-Things with Blockchain

With connected devices, homes and vehicles right around the corner, this also means that economies, platforms and payments systems will also have to be integrated. With the development of blockchain, there’s greater transparency and trust, especially within payments.

Read more here, via Cointelegraph.


How Will Blockchain Change the Way We Trade Online?

Blockchain will shake up many industries, include enabling cost-effective, efficient trading at a corporate level.

Read more here, via NewsBTC.


Mingis on Tech: Blockchain Explained

Curious about what blockchain does, how it’s already being used and what makes it so special? This article has every question answered for you.

Read more here, via Computerworld.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (December 8, 2017)

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

Blockchain – Could It Revolutionize the Food and Agri Supply Chain?

The digitized supply chain has the chance to change up the food and agribusiness supply chain, holding great promise from farmers all the way to consumers.

Read more here, via Beef Central.


Buzzword of the Year: Blockchain

The word blockchain is being said more in corporate boardrooms and earning calls, making this new technology Supply Chain Dive’s Buzzword of the Year.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Drive.


Wikipedia Co-founder Wants to Put the World’s Knowledge on the Blockchain

Wikipedia is preparing to add its online encyclopedia to the blockchain, helping to share knowledge beyond the already established user base.

Read all about these changes here, via The Next Web.


Proof Work Aims to Decentralize Medical Data by Using the Blockchain

Proof Work, a Tel Aviv-based company, is focusing their efforts on creating a decentralized system where patients can own and control their own medical data.

Read more here, via Tech Crunch.