Technology

Imagery technology gets boost with Wilbur-Ellis, Ceres partnership

Ceres Imaging, the aerial imagery provider that helps growers make proactive decisions to maximize resources, announced Jan. 27 a partnership with Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness to distribute and use its technology in core markets throughout the United... more »

Rutgers research reveals information gaps on LED lighting for indoor crops

While LED lighting can enhance plant growth in greenhouses, standards are needed to determine the optimal intensity and colors of light, according to Rutgers research that could help improve the energy efficiency of horticultural lighting... more »

Reinke boosts irrigation efficiency with the electronic swing arm corner

Reinke Manufacturing, a company in the irrigation systems and technology business, has introduced the ESAC, Reinke’s electronic swing arm corner technology to growers in the U.S. and Canada. Used in tandem with swing arms manufactured... more »

Drones impact modern sustainable ag

Drones... If you're thinking of apiculture, you might be thinking of drones (male bees). But if you're thinking of agriculture – more specifically sustainable agriculture practices in the 21st century – you ought to be... more »

Specialty crops added to uses for Farmers Edge technology

Backed by a large private constellation of satellites, digital-agriculture company Farmers Edge has begun offering its imagery and mapping technology for specialty crops, in hopes to help meet the evolving needs of growers worldwide. According to... more »

Crop health artificial intelligence project funded

A research team developing artificial-intelligence-based solutions for diagnosing and managing threats to crop health has received a grant to expand the technology to assist more smallholder farmers around the world. CGIAR, an international agricultural research... more »

Sentera updates its Mavic 2 Pro with Double 4K drone sensor

Sentera announced Dec. 4 the availability of its Double 4K precision agriculture sensor on DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone. According to a news release, his offering provides Double 4K quality at entry-level pricing, expanding data... more »

Investment, need drive in-soil strawberry harvester

Investment, a groundbreaking “commercialized” strawberry harvest and swelling grower interest add up to a good year for Advanced Farm Technologies (AFT). The Davis, California-based company’s T-6 robotic strawberry harvester is one of just a handful... more »


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