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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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 »

Equipment dealers collect funds for disaster victims

The number of natural disasters throughout North America this year has been striking.  As such, the Equipment Dealers Foundation (EDF) has asked for... more »

Deere expands hurricane relief support with $1 million donation

Deere & Company will make a $1 million cash donation to support Habitat Hammers Back, a long-term recovery initiative organized by Habita... more »

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day

Torsion weeders, finger weeders, basket weeders and many more designs were demonstrated at the Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day on Sept. 26, ... more »

Equipment Dealers Association has new board chair

The St. Louis, Missouri-based Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has elected as its new chairman of the board, Tom Rosztoczy.  Rosztoczy has served... more »


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