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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Mecham, Strickland join Valley Irrigation in leadership roles

Valley Irrigation, a business segment of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), has hired Trevor Mecham as vice president, global technology strategy... more »

Seminis to host Felda Idea Exchange in Florida

Seminis Vegetable Seeds invites growers to a new experiential event with its Felda Idea Exchange (iX) on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Labelle, Florida. ... more »

AEssenseGrows’ Indoor Grow System tested as safe

AEssenseGrows, which specializes in automated precision aeroponic platforms for consistent high-yield plant production, said recently its complete AEt... more »

New standard relating to LED radiation measurements

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has published the second in a three-part series of standards relating to LED rad... more »

AgSharks Competition won by agtech startup

Augean Robotics walked away from Western Growers’ AgSharks Competition Oct. 30 with a $250,000 equity investment offer, as well as access to farm ac... more »

Education session topics set for Organic Grower Summit

The expanding use of technology by organic growers, regardless of the size of their operation, will be the topic of an educational session at the upco... more »

Pro Label introduces new PLU labeling machine

Santa Barbara, California-based Pro Label International, a manufacturer of produce-labeling equipment and PLU labels has released its latest model, th... more »

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 »

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