Equipment

FarmWise unveils autonomous vegetable weeder

Agriculture technology startup FarmWise has unveiled an autonomous vegetable weeder it says can help growers reduce their herbicide use as well as reliance on labor. The FarmWise machine drives ove... 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.

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Purdue draws innovators to Indiana for 4th annual agBOT Challenge

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is partnering with Gerrish Farms to host the agBOT Challenge 2019, a three-day event May 16-18. T... more »

helioCORE greenhouse light control system recognized by ag engineers

An LED grow light control system helioCORE has been recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers with a 2019 AE50 awar... more »

Fruit Logistica 2019

The 2019 Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Germany, highlighted the latest in product, equipment and technology innovations. Photos by Melanie Epp. Click pho... more »

Wheatsheaf acquires CA systems provider Purfresh

Wheatsheaf Group Limited, through its wholly owned food safety solutions subsidiary TriStrata Group, has acquired 90 percent of Purfresh, a global pro... more »

Vertical crops could benefit from new Agrothermal machine

A new machine has been added to the Agrothermal line of machines featuring the flexibility to treat both row and vertical crops with just a switch of ... more »

Dramm, Vifra offer greenhouse humidity management systems

Dramm is  partnering with Vifra,  specialists in humidity management, to offer their solutions to North American customers. Vifra focuses on helpin... more »

PMA seeks to salute science, technology advances

Know of a science or technology innovation that can help the produce and floral industry to create better products, processes or other customer value?... more »

Robotics initiative: Reduce chemicals, advance production

Agricultural producers annually spray nearly $15 billion worth of chemicals yet still lose 37 percent of crop yield to pest damage. As the industry mo... more »

Biosolarization shows promise for conventional, organic growers

Farmers spend a lot of time and money controlling weeds and other pests, and often have to turn to chemical fumigants to keep the most destructi... more »

FarmWise unveils autonomous vegetable weeder

Agriculture technology startup FarmWise has unveiled an autonomous vegetable weeder it says can help growers reduce their herbicide use as well as rel... more »


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