Equipment

Could robots replace honeybees as pollinators?

The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culprits — diseases, pests, bee forage avail... more

Irrigation evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.

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Metropolis Farms unveils indoor agriculture lighting technology

Jack Griffin, president of Metropolis Farms, unveiled a new breakthrough in lighting technology for the emerging indoor vertical agriculture industry ... more »

Deere wins lawsuit protecting green and yellow colors

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of Deere & Co. in a lawsuit that was filed to protect use of the trademark green and yellow c... more »

Equipment dealers collect funds for disaster victims

The number of natural disasters throughout North America this year has been striking.  As such, the Equipment Dealers Foundation (EDF) has asked for... more »

Deere expands hurricane relief support with $1 million donation

Deere & Company will make a $1 million cash donation to support Habitat Hammers Back, a long-term recovery initiative organized by Habita... more »

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day

Torsion weeders, finger weeders, basket weeders and many more designs were demonstrated at the Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day on Sept. 26, ... more »

Equipment Dealers Association has new board chair

The St. Louis, Missouri-based Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has elected as its new chairman of the board, Tom Rosztoczy.  Rosztoczy has served... more »

Deere acquires precision ag company Blue River Technology

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, which is based in Sunnyvale, California and is a leader in app... more »

Philips Lighting adds Burns to LED lighting team

Philips Lighting has added John Burns as a key account manager for western U.S. for the horticulture LED lighting segment. In his new role, Burns will... more »

Faster processing, better reporting seen in traceability system

Dynamic Systems, a Redmond, Washington developer of  real-time traceability systems, said it has made upgrades to the SIMBA Touchscreen and Tablet to... more »

OSU Extension to host Farm Management, Technology Field Day

The Mahoning County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting a field day Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ward Campbell Farm, 11440 Pal... more »


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