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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Preparing sprayers for storage can help avoid problems in spring

Growers — extra care for your sprayer now can save time and money later. So says Erdal Ozkan, an engineer and spray technology expert with the Co... more »

Hurricane Matthew disrupts North Carolina strawberry planting

I have been talking this morning with several very large producers in Eastern NC, and the decision they’ve made is to “hold up” on punching plan... more »

Research points to most effective ag health, safety mobile apps

Researchers at the National Farm Medicine Center led development and testing of an evaluation framework to help judge the overall worth of a mobile ap... more »

Equipment manufacturers embrace AgGateway’s ADAPT

A leading group of equipment manufacturers will soon release products to manage data across different precision agriculture systems - regardless of th... more »

Dewulf building new logistics center

Dewulf, developer of harvesting technology for potatoes and carrots, is expanding its Roeselare site with a new Smart Logistics Center. The new facili... more »

Ag-tech business incubator awarded $55,000

USDA has signed a grant agreement to provide the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator (GLATBI) with $55,000 to enhance their marketing, outreach, a... more »

Drone Rodeo to highlight UAS technology

The Oregon UAS FutureFarm will host the first Ag Drone Rodeo Aug. 18-19, in Pendleton, Oregon. The two-day event will feature real-world Unmanned Aeri... more »

Trimble creates new agriculture business group

Trimble has established a business solutions group within its agriculture division. The Trimble Agriculture Business Solutions group will provide cust... more »

Irrigation evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

Irrigation of vegetable crops has a lengthy history, driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. The emphasis on having the proper amount o... more »

UC ANR names Apps for Ag hackathon winners

A gardening and produce-sharing app took top prize in the Apps for Ag hackathon, after contestants pitched judges at the California State Fair in Sacr... more »


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