Technology

May 10-11 set for Tune in to ‘Ag Tech Expo – the Future of Farming’

Experts from the University of Florida and agribusiness will conduct an ag tech update on May 10-11. The public is invited to tune in to a two-day virtual meeting about the future of farming. To bring... more »

Valmont Industries acquires Prospera Technologies for $300M

Valmont Industries Inc., a provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and irrigation equipment and services for agriculture,  announced May 5 it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Prospera Technologies Inc., a... more »

$650,000 to help breed green chile peppers for mechanical harvesting

Allen Van Deynze, professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis, has received an investment of $650,000 from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture for a project that... more »

Rural farm operations targeted by drone-patrolling thieves

Thieves are now reportedly using drones to scout farms and ranches, looking for their next big score. "We were having a series of crimes occur, including some quads that were taken from a very remote... more »

New Mexico effort touts innovative smart farming skills

The New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences along with Doña Ana Community College have formed a partnership to prepare the next-generation workforce to use innovative smart... more »

May 10-11 set for Virtual Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming

Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming, is a virtual event to be held from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Southwest Florida Research and Education Center on May 10-11.... more »

Specialty crop producers recognized by equipment manufacturers

Most of us eat some type of specialty crop every single day. Whether you’re eating your fruits and vegetables, or even using certain seasonings to help complete that perfect dish, you’re using specialty crops. Despite... more »

Harvest automation for produce industry accelerated by Western Growers

Western Growers is spearheading a Global Harvest Automation Initiative to accelerate harvest automation across the fresh produce industry, with a goal of automating 50% of harvest within 10 years. “For well over a decade, our... more »

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