Agriculture

AI Robotics

The Future of Farming

Use code ISAACARTHUR14 for up to 14 FREE MEALS across your first 5 HelloFresh boxes plus free shipping at https://bit.ly/3aavuOo The future of agriculture offers many more innovations in robotics, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, greenhouses, and more, but will it be a future of mega-farms or a decentralized model based on smaller farms? Or both?

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Microsoft

Highlights from Microsoft Ignite 2020

Microsoft Ignite was this week and, in case you missed it, here’s a great wrap up of the highlights.

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Robotics

This 30-Ton Robot Could Help Scientists Produce the Crops of the Future

Arizona has what researchers call “the climate of tomorrow, today.” Scientists are using a 30-ton robotic field scanner in the state to study plant genetics and hopefully develop stress-resilient crops.

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Azure IoT

Deep Dive: Analyzing IoT data using Time Series Insights

Here’s a deep dive into Azure Time Series Insights, a serverless, fully Managed Data Analytics Solution (PaaS) Built for IoT – TSI provides best-in-class IoT analytics platform that empowers customers across all verticals to analyze, visualize and monitor business outcomes.

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Microsoft Quantum Computing

Quantum Impact: Computing a More Sustainable Future

While quantum computing may seem like the next frontier, its foundations have actually been around for billions of years—in the natural world. This episode of Quantum Impact explores the ways in which we can tap into nature’s organic systems and processes to help solve some of today’s most pressing issues around climate change and environmental […]

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AI IoT

Farmbeats: AI, Edge and IoT for Agriculture

With Farmbeats, Microsoft is making data-driven agriculture simple and affordable. Watch this intriguing episode to learn about Farmbeats, (aka.ms/iotshow/farmbeats) a new Azure offering currently in preview and available on Azure Marketplace. Understand how Farmbeats enables partners to make farmers more efficient by providing visibility into how much water is in the soil, what the soil […]

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Future Science

Future of Food

BBC Click features the future of food in their latest episode: producing food with less environmental impact, how 5G helps salmon farms in the Orkney Islands, and a taste of new lab grown foods.

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The Amazing Ways John Deere Uses AI And Machine Vision To Help Feed 10 Billion People
Computer Vision

How John Deere Uses AI And Machine Vision To Help Feed 10 Billion People

Here’s an interesting article in Forbes on how John Deere is using computer vision to optimize agricultural output. In just 30 years’ time, it is forecasted that the human population of our planet will be close to 10 billion. Producing enough food to feed these hungry mouths will be a challenge, and demographic trends such […]

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AI Economics of AI Future

Is Vertical Farming the Future of Agriculture?

At this vertical farm startup, Bowery Farming proprietary software that makes most of the critical decisions — like when to harvest and how much to water each plant. But (for now) it still takes humans to carry out many tasks around the farm. Katie Morich, 25, loves the work. But as roboticists make gains, will […]

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