Technology

AI crop monitoring service expanded by Valley Irrigation, Prospera

Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced April 29 they are expanding their artificial intelligence-based crop monitoring and detection service, Valley Insights to commercial growers in select areas of Washington, Texas, Nebraska and Idaho, quadrupling the coverage area in... more »

Optimizing yield, minimizing wastage central to JBT Liquid Foods’ plans

JBT Corporation, the technology solutions provider to the global food and beverage industry, has committed to continuing to support customers worldwide improve sustainability through an increase in yields, a reduction in unnecessary wastage and greater... more »

Kalera to open indoor vertical farm in Atlanta

Technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced April 21 that it will open a new state-of-the-art growing facility in Atlanta, Georgia in early 2021. The new Atlanta facility is the next step in Kalera’s rapid domestic... more »

March 2020 agricultural equipment sales numbers released by AEM

Unit sales of agricultural tractors and self-propelled combines in March 2020 fell across the board in the U.S. and Canada according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). U.S. total farm... more »

Robot tapped for strawberry phenotyping to boost breeding

The academic developer of a robot for row crops will soon test its viability for speeding up strawberry breeding programs. North Carolina State University (NCSU) Biological and Agricultural Engineering Assistant Professor Sierra Young said she’s... more »

Top 50 Ag Tech and Top 50 FoodTech reports released by SGV Ventures-Thrive

SVG Ventures-Thrive in partnership with Forbes Live have released the released the 2020 Thrive Top 50 AgTech and Top 50 FoodTech Research Reports. For the past three years, SVG Ventures has compiled a list of... more »

Smart Guided Systems honored for spray system

The Smart-Apply Intelligent Spray Control System  by Smart Guided Systems has been selected for the Davidson Prize, a high honor for agricultural innovations that are projected to have a significant impact on agricultural production, efficiency, or... more »


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