Technology

Remote sensing and drone technology update on March 21

Remote Sensing Technologies LLC and Michigan State University Extension have collaborated to offer a remote sensing and drone technology update workshop from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on March 21, 2019, at the Eaton County MSU Extension office, 551 Courthouse Drive Suite One,... more »

Digital microscopes tools for documenting seed coating quality

Digital microscopes can be used as tools for evaluating the seed coating application process. When zooming in on the coated seeds, it is easy to determine whether the film coating is evenly distributed and to... more »

Purdue draws innovators to Indiana for 4th annual agBOT Challenge

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is partnering with Gerrish Farms to host the agBOT Challenge 2019, a three-day event May 16-18. The event includes the NextGen Expo, an interactive STEM event, and the agBot competition,... more »

helioCORE greenhouse light control system recognized by ag engineers

An LED grow light control system helioCORE has been recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers with a 2019 AE50 award for "Outstanding Innovations in Product or System Technology." The annual AE50 awards are presented... more »

Wheatsheaf acquires CA systems provider Purfresh

Wheatsheaf Group Limited, through its wholly owned food safety solutions subsidiary TriStrata Group, has acquired 90 percent of Purfresh, a global provider of specialized controlled atmosphere systems that reduce the risk of high-value cargo loss... more »

Vertical crops could benefit from new Agrothermal machine

A new machine has been added to the Agrothermal line of machines featuring the flexibility to treat both row and vertical crops with just a switch of the vent assembly. The Agrotherm XR1 is the... more »

Dramm, Vifra offer greenhouse humidity management systems

Dramm is  partnering with Vifra,  specialists in humidity management, to offer their solutions to North American customers. Vifra focuses on helping growers optimize their greenhouse humidity. Founded in 1994 by Vincenzo Russo in Rome, Italy,... more »

PMA seeks to salute science, technology advances

Know of a science or technology innovation that can help the produce and floral industry to create better products, processes or other customer value? Put a spotlight on it by nominating it for Produce Marketing... more »


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