Wheat and Rice Prices Surge in Coronavirus Lockdown

Consumers are loading up on pasta, rice and bread. Farm supply lines are disrupted. Countries are restricting agricultural exports. The result: Prices of wheat and rice, two of the world’s staple grains, are rising sharply. Difficulties moving grain within countries...

A LOW COST ALTERNATIVE TO PRICY BIG DATA ON THE FARM

PRESS ROOM AGRAGEX news Links News Press A LOW COST ALTERNATIVE TO PRICY BIG DATA ON THE FARM An article in Monday’s New York Times profiles a farmer in Indiana, who is loaded with the latest information technology-rich agricultural gear....

THE CASE FOR VERTICAL FARMING IN SMALL-TOWN WYOMING

PRESS ROOM AGRAGEX news Links News Press THE CASE FOR VERTICAL FARMING IN SMALL-TOWN WYOMING Known for its skiing and beautiful scenery, Jackson, Wyoming, experiences harsh winters in which temperatures remain below freezing—or below zero—for weeks at a time. The...

A FARMING ROBOT REDUCES THE NEED FOR FERTILIZER IN CROPS

PRESS ROOM AGRAGEX news Links News Press A FARMING ROBOT REDUCES THE NEED FOR FERTILIZER IN CROPS This summer, Rowbot, a Minnesota startup (USA), began deploying an autonomous robot that rolls between corn plants spraying crop fertilizer. The robot applies fertilizer...

WHY ARE FUJITSU AND TOSHIBA LETTUCE IN SEMICONDUCTOR PLANTS?

PRESS ROOM AGRAGEX news Links News Press WHY ARE FUJITSU AND TOSHIBA LETTUCE IN SEMICONDUCTOR PLANTS? Fujitsu’s foray into growing lettuce is not meant to be a revenue stream, but rather a necessary step in convincing farmers to start utilising ICT, the tech giant’s...