Technology

UC Davis to host institute focused on integration of AI technologies

The University of California, Davis, has been awarded $20 million as part of a multi-institutional collaboration to establish a new institute focused on enabling the next generation food system through the integration of artificial intelligence,... more »

Hi-Tech Award for Most Innovative Agritech Solution goes to Compac

Compac, part of the Tomra Food family, has won the 2020 NZ Hi-Tech Award for Most Innovative Agritech Solution. This accolade recognizes the innovative technology and customer benefits of UltraView, the groundbreaking inspection module launched... more »

Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes enacted by ag agencies

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the National Science Foundation announced Aug. 26 they are establishing seven new artificial intelligence (AI) institutes across the country to accelerate research, expand... more »

Application period open for Top-10 New Products Competition

World Ag Expo established the Top-10 New Products Competition to encourage and celebrate innovation in agriculture. Since the first year, exhibitors have submitted their best new products for judging and have helped move ag forward... more »

PMA answers USDA call for comments on future ag innovations

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Vice President of Technology, Vonnie Estes, submitted comments to answer USDA’s “Solicitation of Input from Stakeholders on Agricultural Innovations.” The comments will aid in crafting the USDA’s Agricultural Innovation Agenda which... more »

AI detects powdery mildew early so growers can manage disease in squash

Plant detectives and engineers from the University of Florida are using artificial intelligence to find a disease early so growers who produce summer squash can keep it under control. Early detection gives farmers a fighting... more »

IoT4Ag Center to educate students, engineers, ag professionals

Purdue University will be a partner in a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center created to develop advanced agricultural technologies to address food, energy and water security challenges. With a five-year, $26 million grant,... more »

Global research and development hub opened by UPL Ltd.

UPL Ltd. announced Aug. 10 the opening of a new, state-of-the-art research and development hub in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. The OpenAg Center, located in the Alexandria Center for AgTech – Research Triangle at 5... more »


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