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Farm2050 invests in CropX

Google CEO Eric Schmidt‘s Innovation Endeavors fund launched the Farm2050 collective in 2014, to accelerate the development and commercialization of agricultural technology. Farm2050’s first investment is in CropX – Israel’s adaptive irrigation company (March newsletter) http://www.forbes.com/sites/benkepes/2015/06/22/cropx-raises-9m-to-drive-agriculture-efficiency-through-technology/ http://www.cropx.com/press-releases/cropx-closes-9-million-series-a/

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The Internet of soil

I’ve reported previously (see here) on Israel’s CropX and its smart irrigation system. CropX is set to deploy a network of automated irrigation systems worldwide, based on “Internet of the soil.” CropX has deployed 2,000 sensors in 40 countries, including … Continue reading

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Irish Republic enlists Israelis to reduce pollution

The 2 million cows in Eire (Republic of Ireland) have polluted the land and water reservoirs. So, the Irish Government-backed Ireland Ag-tech Fund has funded Israel’s CropX to use its soil measurement system to identify where to place Eire’s cows … Continue reading

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Grow more, water less

Israel’s CropX has developed an advanced adaptive irrigation software service, increasing crop yields whilst saving up to 25% of the water and energy used in irrigation of large fields. Three sensors placed in the ground send readings into the Cloud … Continue reading

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