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SoftBank Vision Fund Leads $200 Million Bet on Indoor Farms

The SoftBank Group Corp. chief’s Vision Fund is leading a $200 million investment in Silicon Valley startup Plenty, which says it has cracked the code on growing crops indoors super efficiently.

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Ag Robots And Drones May Be A $10 Billion Market By 2022

The new FAA rule that allows farmers to get certificates to operate drones in the fields is changing we way we do agriculture. It practically encourages more incorporation of technology. With options of robotic weeding, self-driving tractors, and drones in the skies, there is so much more our farmers can[…]

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Your Next Head of Lettuce, Gown by a Robot

You could drive past and never see the only farm in San Carlos, California. The tiny city of 30,000 that sits between San Francisco and Silicon Valley has all the charms of suburbia—sprawling office parks and single-story homes—but doesn’t seem a likely suspect for agriculture.   Read more

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