agriculture-drone Agriculture & Food 

Drones for Precision Agriculture

Global food security and food safety concerns around the globe have necessitated the need for large-scale precision agriculture to improve the productivity and quality of agricultural produce. Drones can primarily help in this direction by providing high-resolution aerial data of the farms and assisting in spraying fertilizers, sowing, inspection, etc. Drones can even help farmers with tedious, cumbersome tasks of sowing and examining plants, therefore help save labor and time. This blog will look at the current utilization of drone tech in agriculture and present a picture of its future…

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Farm Equipment Agriculture & Food 

How Effective are Farm Equipment Rental Services for Small-Scale Farmers?

Agriculture is one of the most important industries on the planet. The industry necessitates ideal climatic conditions, land availability, and fertility, as well as enough water. Aside from these factors, one of the most important aspects of conventional agriculture is the availability of farm equipment. Harvester, tiller, cultivator, seeder, and sprayer are some of the most common pieces of this equipment. In addition, a high-horsepower tractor is required in the field to power most of this equipment. Farm equipment is manufactured by a wide range of companies around the world.…

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Hyperspectral imaging Agriculture & Food 

Recent Technology Advances and Applications of Hyperspectral Imaging in Agriculture Industry

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), the world population will increase by more than 30% by 2050, reaching approximately 9 billion people. Therefore, farmers must adopt new precision agriculture processes that will allow them to grow more crops more efficiently. Hyperspectral imaging is considered as an answer for addressing the issue of worldwide food safety and food demand. Here is how the adoption of hyperspectral imaging can help growers: Indicate early stages of pathogen attack Help estimate yield and predict crop failure Enables…

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Agriculture Agriculture & Food 

Agriculture Drones and Robots Dominating the Conventional Farming Methods

Agriculture across the world is evolving with the adoption of advanced technologies such as automation, digitalization, and artificial intelligence (AI). These technologies play a significant role in pest control, crop protection, weeding, and a number of other farming applications. Conventional farming methods, which are majorly led by engine power and tractors, are projected to be surpassed by automated equipment as a result of providing precision in farming operations. Evolution in agriculture technology began over 10,000 years ago when farmers started using simple hand tools that gently evolved into mechanical equipment…

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Agriculture Agriculture & Food 

The Prospect of Digital Technologies in the Agriculture Market

Owing to the rapid increase in number of people, the world population is expected to be around 10 billion by the year 2057. This increase in the global population will lead to an increase in demand for natural resources like petroleum, oil, coal, freshwater, and particularly food. To address the heightening demand for food from the limited available farmlands and labor, specialists’ horticulture machinery designers and technology vendors are presenting innovative arrangements in the field of agriculture. Smart farming is an emerging idea that alludes to overseeing farms, utilizing advancements…

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Fermented Plant-Based Agriculture & Food 

5 Most Common Types of Fermented Plant-Based Alternatives

The controlled microbial growth in foods is referred to as fermentation of foods. These fermented food products are used to replace the original dairy and meat-based foods and beverages. The microbial growth produces good bacteria and enzymes in the food that help aid digestion by acting as probiotics. The use of fermented foods can also in improving the immunity of the consumers. Owing to these benefits, the demand for fermented plant-based products has grown tremendously. Some of the common types of fermented plant-based products available in the market are as…

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Food and Beverage Agriculture & Food 

Sustainable Food Packaging Solutions – Know the Response of Large Food and Beverage Companies

Sustainable Food Packaging Solutions – Know the Response of Large Food and Beverage Companies Conventional food packaging materials involve the use of metals, paper, glass, and plastics. Packaging when disposed, is sent to landfills. It takes a lot of time to degrade and releases toxins when burnt, especially those made from plastics. Also, chemicals from the packaging materials trickle down into the groundwater and soil. Other than this, packaging materials that are heated along with the food can transfer non-edible harmful substances to the main food product. Due to growing…

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Plant Based Food & Beverages Alternatives Agriculture & Food 

Key Trends Influencing the Plant based Food and Beverage Alternatives

Over the past few years, the popularity of drinking cow milk has gone down. Although the consumption is still high still the choice to opt for plant-based choice is enabling people to switch the other side. Plant-based alternatives are basically direct replacements for animal-based products, such as plant-based meat, seafood, eggs, and dairy. These include products that use the biomimicry approach to replicate the taste and texture of meat, as well as plant-forward products such as jackfruit, seitan, tofu, and tempeh. Plant Based Meat is available in the form of…

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Animal Agriculture & Food 

Growing Concerns Related to Animal Welfare Increasing the Demand for Cultured Meat Market

A wide variety of animal-free protein products are hitting the shelves today, with an array of production methods. Plant-based meats are aimed at replicating conventional meat’s taste and texture. The demand for alternative products has increased in recent years due to technological developments and growing apprehension about animal protection and rights. Cellular Agriculture Cellular agriculture establishes new mechanisms for producing existing agricultural products, especially animal products, from cell cultures rather than living organisms. The primary use of this technology has been for food applications, especially in cultivated meat, also called…

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Cannabis Agriculture & Food 

4 Macroeconomic Trends Influencing the Growth of CBD-Infused Beverages Market

Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active ingredient of cannabis but is non-psychoactive in nature. It offers many health benefits, and thus, it has gained popularity among consumers as well as manufacturers over the years. Several countries have implemented laws concerning the use, sale, and possession of cannabis with definite Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and CBD content for the safety of human use. The legality of cannabis for different applications varies across countries in terms of its possession, distribution, cultivation, production of the end product, and medical conditions. These policies are usually regulated in…

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