Technology

Bejo Zaden, Signify utilize Philips Green Power LED lighting

Signify, a lighting company, has partnered with seed innovator Bejo Zaden to accelerate breeding of more seed varieties through a new vertical farm approach to cultivation. In the facility, a large climate-controlled room is equipped... more »

Integrated CBD sets hemp farming standards with irrigation system

Integrated CBD, an institutional scale and quality supply chain leader for hemp-derived CBD, has completed installation of plant-based sensor technology, powered by ag-tech company Phytech, on its approximately 10,000 acre industrial hemp farm in Yuma... more »

Global food and ag business finalists set for Grow-NY $3M competition

Empire State Development and Cornell University's Center for Regional Economic Advancement have announced the inaugural 18 finalists for Grow-NY, a food innovation and agriculture technology business challenge focused on enhancing the emerging food, beverage and... more »

Growers on the ground helped by cloud based software

A University of Florida agricultural engineer has developed software that can help growers find the best places to plant crops and to identify fruit and vegetable varieties that perform better against diseases. Now, Yiannis Ampatzidis... more »

Demonstration farm introduced by Michigan AgrAbility

Michigan AgrAbility has partnered with Holland area farmer Doug Ver Hoeven in establishing a demonstration farm where farmers can see and try a variety of assistive technology tools and equipment before investing in aides that... more »

In-transit produce data loggers debut

Two new FlashLink Real-Time Prime In-Transit Loggers launched in early September at Hong Kong trade show Asia Fruit Logistica. DeltaTrak's FlashLink Real-Time Prime 2G and 3G In-Transit Loggers offer a 12-month battery shelf life and a new flight mode... more »

Yamaha, others invest in robotic strawberry harvester

Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley (YMVSV), the strategic business development and investment arm of Yamaha Motor, announced Aug. 27 it had raised a total $7.5 million for Advanced Farm Technologies (AFT), a developer of... more »

Intelligent Solutions Group facility a John Deere effort

John Deere recently opened its new Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) facility in central Iowa. The 134,000 square-foot facility in Urbandale is devoted to problem solving with technology, collaboration, testing and development for John Deere precision... more »


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