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    Automation of Global Agriculture Will Yield Significant Growth

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: DE, MON, TRMB

    Over the past few years, investors have been concerned about the outlook for the Indian and Chinese economies. The agricultural sector, however, would suggest that productivity gains could contribute significantly to their health and wealth. Technology and automation has powered efficiencies in the agricultural sector for centuries. The cotton gin, the plow, and the tractor […]

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    The Fast Farming Future – New Age Farming Technology

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    Mentioned Companies: DD, DE, MON, TRMB

    Thanks to advancements in farming technology and data collection, farmers are planting faster and more efficiently than ever before. In 2013, farmers planted 41 million acres of corn in one week, or 43% of the annual US harvest. By comparison, in 1983 they planted a mere 16 million acres, roughly a quarter of total domestic harvest.1 […]

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    Robots Could Save the Agriculture Sector Billions

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    Automation has revolutionized the agricultural industry for centuries thanks to advancements such as the plow, tractor, GPS-controlled combine,  prescriptive planting technology, and now robots. As a result, yields have continued to improve while employment in the sector has declined dramatically. Over the years, many people have worried that the plow would replace their jobs in […]