Equipment

Consensus elusive on how big ag company mergers will affect growers

The last 12 months have brought a wave of mergers among heavyweight agriculture companies.

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Drone industry launches into specialty agriculture market

Drone scouts are poised to make precision agriculture even more exact as drone technology advances.

Seventeen percent of all commercial registered drones in 2017 were used for agriculture.

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Joint Center for Ag Robotics formed by WSU, Australian scientists

To speed robotic advancements that help farmers grow food with fewer resources, scientists at Washington State University and Australia’s University... more »

Seneca Foods in Modesto to hold auction of equipment

The team of Schneider Industries, New Mill Capital and Smith Food Machinery have set auction dates of Oct. 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and Nov. 1 to sell over ... more »

Future of ag tech innovation, implementation on display in California

The Third Annual Open Farm comes to the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, California, Oct. 3. Open Farm is a gatheri... more »

Ag labor innovation proposals sought by Colorado group

Two categories of agricultural labor innovation proposals are being solicited by the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) to pre... more »

Farm equipment repairs streamlined under new pact

An agreement signed Sept. 7 by representatives of California farmers and farm-equipment dealers will make it easier for farmers to diagnose and repair... more »

Central Illinois to host Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day

This year’s Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, Illinois. Hans Bishop, co-ow... more »

Sentera investment to boost adoption of drone provider’s wares

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based digital agriculture technology provider, has raised an additional $14 million in Series A funding. A premier group of foo... more »

Ag tech startups could get funding through AgSharks competition

Western Growers (WG) has partnered with S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) to host the 2018 AgSharks Competition, a challenge where start-up companies can c... more »

Consensus elusive on how big ag company mergers will affect growers

The last 12 months have brought a wave of mergers among heavyweight agriculture companies. Industry groups, analysts and economists have differing for... more »

Hazel trials technology with melon shippers

Hazel Technologies, a produce storage company with USDA, recently wrapped up a trial season with Dan Andrews Farms, a third-generation melon grower ... more »


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