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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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 »

Companies partner to promote sustainable practices

Alta Energy, a renewable energy procurement and management services provider, has partnered with sustainability consulting firm Measure to Improve, LL... more »

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 ... more »

Calibrate sprayers to save money on pesticides

Pickup trucks need occasional tuneups and oil changes, so it stands to reason that a boom sprayer needs a checkup at least once a year before it’s d... more »

Benson Hill Biosystems closes funding round for CropOS

Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company, has closed a Series B funding round at $25 million. The funding will be used to further ad... more »

Mooij Agro develops airbag for box storage

Mooij Agro has developed the patented Mooij Climbing Airbag. The stand-alone, inflatable, vertical climbing airbag is designed for sealing ducts in bo... more »

New Green Ox & Box shipping kit available

The Green Ox & Box, an all-in-one corrugated packing and shipping kit, is now available from Green Ox Pallet Technology. The kit offers cost savin... more »


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