University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Tropical Agriculture and the Environment Program

Well this is a really exciting time for us because we’re going through a merger of two separate undergraduate programs and creating a brand new field of study for our undergraduates. So Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, or TPSS, is coming together with Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, or PEPS, and creating a new program […]

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Modern agriculture: Robots and artificial intelligence in plant breeding

TerraSentia is a compact field robot, developed by an ag startup called EarthSense. Jana Murche, who is the head of North America Wheat breeding, is currently testing the robot on the wheat field. The robot includes self-learning algorithms to drive autonomously on the field. It also includes multiple sensors and cameras to measure and image […]

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