Farmers must produce 70% more food by 2050 to feed the population, and agricultural biotechnology companies are working with farmers to achieve this. Below are 6 leaders in biotechnology making meaningful changes within the agribusiness industry.
Transforming The Oil and Gas Industry Using Digital Twins
The oil and gas industry is behind the times when it comes to modern technological advancements. In order for the industry to transform and thrive again its essential they implement digital twins to provide the best solutions for performance optimisation and hazard prevention.
Ian Swanson, CFO of Delicato Family Vineyards, will be attending Ag 4.0 next month. Today he speaks to us about his experience at Delicato, challenges that face wine and grape growers, and the adoption of big data within agriculture.
In a world where AI is taking more control in human decision making, systems supported by digital twins can prove game-changing for the automotive industry. Digital Twins are key to the long-term success of autonomous vehicles in the future.
Women must be given the same access as men in the ag world, and to achieve this - they must be given the opportunity to connect and support each other. These seven inspiring women in agriculture will be participating on the panel Women in Ag, at our Ag 4.0 workshop in San Francisco next month.
As Ag 4.0 edges closer, we spoke to Bill Kirk- the co-founder and the CEO of Weather Trends International. Bill highlighted the role of his company in Agtech provided his expert opinion on ROI in Agtech sector.
There are major on-going initiatives enabling digital medical twins to be a key innovator in the future. Developments made by simulating the human body can lead to enhanced medical treatments, which are more adapted to an individual’s needs
With 4 weeks until Ag 4.0, we spoke to one of our panellists - Matt Ashton, the Senior VP of Grain for Central Valley Ag Cooperative. He discusses the responsibilities and challenges of co-operatives, and the work that he is currently doing at Central Valley Ag.
As we count down to Ag 4.0, we had a chat with our chairwoman - Amy Wu, about how her career in investigative journalism brought her to the agriculture industry and the importance of women in agriculture.
Future Role of Digital Twins in Aerospace and Air Force
Digital Twins continue to cement its place as the most fascinating IoT trend of the year. The advent of digital twins offers engineers a technological leap by allowing the accurate monitoring of a product, production process or performance.
Henry Gordon-Smith, the Founder of Agritecture, will be speaking at Ag 4.0 in San Francisco this November. We recently interviewed Henry to discuss how he started off in the agriculture industry, the importance of sustainable profitability and the future of urban agriculture.
Precision agriculture tools provide with the capacity of collecting extremely large amounts of data, thus big data, from the agricultural producers who utilize the right tech in their farming practices.
Prof. Dahlberg from the University of California to Speak at AG4.0
Challenge Advisory has invited Professor Jeffery Dahlberg – Director of the University of California, Agricultural and Natural Resources to be a speaker at AG40 in San Francisco from 14-15 November 2018.
The use of state-of the-art technology such as GPS guidance, drones, robotics, autonomous vehicles, VRT, telematics, software, hardware, control systems, among others, represent the practice key component.
While the agricultural industry is already familiar with the annual list of Ag retailers ranked by sales, CropLife 100, the question arises on what makes these “CropLife” companies stay on top of the game
The AgTech Series: An Interview with Maryna Kuzmenko of Petiole
Today, we are speaking to Maryna Kuzmeko – the CEO of Petiole. We discuss the work they are currently doing at the UK based start-up and her experience as an industry leader in a male-dominated sector.
The AgTech Series: An Interview with Gary Wickham of MagGrow
Challenge Advisory chats to Gary Wickham – the CEO and founding member of MagGrow, to discuss the AgTech industry, Wickham’s career challenges and highlights thus far, and what the team are currently up to at MagGrow.
What New U.S. Hemp Legalisation Means for the Industry
After a decades-long ban due to marijuana prohibition, the U.S. Senate has passed The Hemp Farming Act, legalising hemp as an agricultural commodity, while removing it from the federal list of controlled substances.
The Importance of Communication in Cooperative Agriculture
Agricultural cooperatives are struggling to find solutions in the marketing and communication aspects of the industry due to a lack of ability to implement new technologies that would make a positive difference.
The AgTech Series: An Interview with Ricky Stephens of AgTech X
Ricky Stephens – the co-Founder of AgTech X, speaks to Challenge Advisory about his passions and inspirations within the industry, his career challenges and achievements thus far, and what the team is currently up to at AgTech X.
China, one of the biggest economies and the largest commodities consumer in the world, is not hiding its discontent towards the Trump administration and it is hitting it right in its natural resources.
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