Technology

Evolution Wheel announces EWRS-PIVOT series irrigation tire

Evolution Wheel has introduced its newest domestically manufactured tire, the EWRS-PIVOT Series irrigation tire for center pivot irrigation systems. Evolution Wheel is known for being a leader in innovative top-quality heavy equipment traction technology. Developing... more »

PATS, Biobest partnership gives growers access to scouting tool

Thanks to an alliance with technology company PATS, Biobest's portfolio of IPM solutions has gained a scouting tool. As of May 16, growers can take advantage of PATS-C, a system that detects real-time flying pests,... more »

Spectrum unveils wireless plant growth station

Spectrum Technologies is expanding its broad product offering with the release of the WatchDog Wireless Plant Growth Station. Through the single portable station, growers can now receive real-time, crop-specific environmental data on their smartphone including... more »

IFPA names Fresh Field Catalyst winners

International Fresh Produce Association has announced 12 winners of the Fresh Field Catalyst program. The winning companies will be invited to take part in an immersion week to take place May 9-13, where they will... more »

GUSS Automation now part of joint venture with John Deere

Deere & Co. has formed a joint venture with GUSS Automation LLC, in Kingsburg, California. GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System) is a pioneer in semi-autonomous orchard and vineyard sprayers. High-value crops (HVCs), such as orchards... more »

Agricultural robotics event launches US edition in California

World FIRA, the leading event in ag robotics, will launch FIRA USA in Fresno, California, Oct. 18-20, to provide autonomous systems and robots to California and North American growers. Jointly organized by the Global Organization... more »

New KestrelMet Weather Station available

A new tool available for the 2022 season, the KestrelMet 6000 AG Weather Station, provides farmers with a simple, cost-effective way to manage risk, create management timelines and achieve better irrigation efficiency. “The KestrelMet 6000... more »

Growers, data scientists team up in landmark AI project

Data scientists at the University of Aberdeen are teaming up with fruit growers to build an artificial intelligence (AI) system to forecast harvests, which could potentially save the industry millions each year. The machine learning... more »

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