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.

Commercial UAV Expo to be held in October in Las Vegas

Following the acquisition of Drone World Expo, the fourth Annual Commercial UAV Expo, a trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, wi... more »

Weed Control Field Day Highlights European Tools

Sam Hitchcock Tilton, a graduate research assistant at Michigan State University, gives insight to the European weed control tools and techniques pres... watch »

Organix Solutions’ mulch film certified to biodegrade

Minnesota-based Organix Solutions has received a certification of its product line of black soil biodegradable agricultural mulch film. The OK biod... more »

Fresh Farms of America launching Las Vegas market

Fresh Farms of America has established the first farm under the brand name, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The local operation is named Vegas Fresh Far... more »

MSU greenhouse installs LED supplemental lighting

Michigan State University (MSU) has teamed with Philips Lighting to update greenhouse supplemental lighting on the university’s East Lansing, Mich... more »

USDA invests in broadband in underserved rural areas

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett said Nov. 6 that USDA is investing more than $200 million in infrastructure projects t... more »

Sentera sensors available for DJI Inspire 2 Drone

Sentera has made available gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired w... more »

Kubota plans $87 million expansion in Kansas

Kubota Tractor confirmed Oct.. 23 its plans to plant solid roots in Kansas for its North American Distribution Center (NADC) by announcing the details... more »

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 »


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