Technology

Focus on precision technology at MSU Ag Innovation Day on July 26

The 2019 Michigan State University (MSU) Agriculture Innovation Day will take place on July 26 at MSU Farms in Lansing, Michigan. With a theme of “Focus on Precision Technology That Pays,” experts will detail how... more »

Driscoll’s alleges ‘patent infringement’ by California Berry Cultivars

Fresh berry packing/shipping giant Driscoll’s has filed a legal complaint alleging patent infringement and “conversion of Driscoll’s proprietary strawberry varieties.” California Berry Cultivars and a co-founder of the strawberry breeding company, Douglas Shaw, are subjects of... more »

Intelligent Spray Control System produced by Smart Guided Systems

Smart Guided Systems is making available its commercially designed and manufactured Intelligent Spray Control System. The spray system has been in development, field-testing, and research for almost a decade at the USDA National Institute of... more »

Biodegradable mulch lessens labor pressure

Plastic mulch helps control weeds, conserve moisture and speed soil warmup – to name a few advantages – but biodegradable plastic mulch offers that and potentially even more. “Plastic mulch is a very common tool... more »

Tong inroduces new jacuzzi pre-soak tank for vegetables

Tong has introduced tajacuzzi pre-soak tank with integrated destoner. Following the company’s recent launch of its next generation Barrel Washer, Tong Engineering is announcing the introduction of a new and uniquely designed jacuzzi pre-soak tank... more »

Large tractor business in North America to be accelerated by Kubota

Kubota Corp. said March 14 it has decided to utilize the development and production capabilities of Buhler Industries Inc. for a new series of tractors. Buhler has a proven track record for designing, manufacturing, and... more »

Colorado tech award goes to water accounting, harvest systems

SWIIM, a water accounting system with its on-farm grower dashboard, was the judge's top pick at the Second Annual Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association's (CFVGA) Tech Pitch. The competition, which featured four of the... more »

Ag equipment sales remain positive, AEM reports

U.S. sales of ag tractors and combines remained in the plus column for February, according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Total U.S. February 2-wheel-drive tractor sales grew 17.3... more »


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