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San Francisco here we come!

Since August we have been working with AngelHack, a global accelerator based in San Francisco. With a cohort of around 50 startups which won their city hackathon, AngelHack has been accelerating these startups to launch phase. CropSafe, along with 18 other startups in the program, have been invited to attend AngelHack's yearly global demo day […]

John McElhone
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Importance of Agriculture in an Economy

Agriculture within an Economy is essential. Less developed countries have come to realize in recent years that over industrialization without an equally advanced and efficient agricultural sector culminates to nothing. Incidentally in order, if the process of economic development is to become self-sustaining it must start with agricultural advancements. As evidence of this, the world's […]

Rory McMullan
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One inch further!

Every day the CropSafe team is inching one step closer to launch day. Yesterday, our unique machine learning algorithm successfully analyzed and processed it's first crop. We still have a lot of work to do until launch day, but we're making it one step at a time! #HACKcelerator18

John McElhone
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First steps into our user research!

It all started at the Code4Good Space Hackathon! Hosted in Queen's Computer Science Building, Belfast. It was here we started brainstorming and some researching. We looked at how farmers traditionally survey their crops & discovered Drone and Aircraft were the most streamline methods... However, they're: Expensive Time Consuming Increased risks Our idea for - crop […]

Micheal McLaughlin
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The Hidden Cost of Crop Contamination

Crop contamination and diseases have a much more resounding impact upon you and our economy on the whole than you may think. Agricultural production is often considered the backbone of the modern economy always ensuring we have enough supply to meet demand. However what effect does this have when Supply fails to meet Demand? More […]

Rory McMullan
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Hello World!

It’s been just over 5 months since our initial idea of CropSafe was born, a simple crop surveying platform utilizing machine learning and satellite imagery, sparked by our ideas at a local Hackathon.   Over the next few months, the CropSafe team will be working on developing the initial release of our application to beta […]

John McElhone