Technology

24 ag tech start-ups to highlight United Fresh Future TEC zone

United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo will boast 24 top ag tech start-up companies in the most innovative show floor destination area, the FutureTEC Zone, June 11-12 in Chicago. The FutureTEC Zone is dedicated to... more »

Drone workshop offered by University of California ag program

People who are interested in using drones for real-world mapping are invited to attend a three-day intensive drone workshop in the Monterey Bay Area. The third annual DroneCamp will be offered June 18-20 by UC... more »

Planting to harvest, advancements to dot vegetable farms

Cutting-edge growers, researchers and dreamers agree on one thing: Vegetable farming 20 years from now will be much different than it is today. Changes will likely come not just from robots, advancements in plant genetics,... more »

Georgia agriculture growth relies on rural broadband access

Georgia farmers have technological advancements at their fingertips but many are not able to use them to their fullest extent due to the lack of broadband internet access, according to Wes Porter, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension... more »

Ag Tech Innovation Directory launched by Western Growers

Western Growers has officially launched an interactive directory that acts as a marketplace for agricultural technology (agtech) startups. Found at https://www.agtechpages.com, the Western Growers AgTech Innovation Directory allows users to identify, research and connect with... more »

Biologicals industry growing past niche uses

Biological products are a vital tool for organic vegetable growers and have shown effectiveness in greenhouses for stopping weeds and bad bugs. But the industry isn’t stopping there. Leaders say they’re claiming a place in... more »

Sentera improves drone scouting equipment with brushless gimbal

Sentera is now offering miniature high-speed brushless gimbal for use with its drone scouting equipment. The gimbal is customized for Sentera Single sensors mounted on DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 equipment. The gimbal boosts acres-per-hour... more »

Drones becoming platform for remote sensing

The premise that drones will change the landscape of agriculture has been around for several years now. As recently as 2016, the MIT Technology Review said drone usage was “revolutionizing” farming. While drones in the... more »


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