Technology

Sentera investment to boost adoption of drone provider’s wares

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based digital agriculture technology provider, has raised an additional $14 million in Series A funding. A premier group of food, biosciences, and agriculture investment firms, Chicago-based S2G Ventures, New York-based Continental Grain Co.,... more »

Ag tech startups could get funding through AgSharks competition

Western Growers (WG) has partnered with S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) to host the 2018 AgSharks Competition, a challenge where start-up companies can compete for a minimum of $250,000 in investment capital to support the... more »

Consensus elusive on how big ag company mergers will affect growers

The last 12 months have brought a wave of mergers among heavyweight agriculture companies. Industry groups, analysts and economists have differing forecasts of how specialty crop growers will fare in the new business climate. Household... more »

Hazel trials technology with melon shippers

Hazel Technologies, a produce storage company with USDA, recently wrapped up a trial season with Dan Andrews Farms, a third-generation melon grower in San Joaquin Valley, California. With more than 30 years of experience growing melons, Dan... more »

Key Technology ‘s VERYX sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces VERYX digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens. VERYX calls itself the world’s only belt-fed sorter that can inspect product entirely in-air with top and... more »

Sentera expands use of Gimbaled Quad Sensor

Sentera's Quad sensor is now available in an integrated gimbal-stabilized package for DJI Inspire and Matrice drones. Featuring four fully-customizable and individually-filtered focal plane arrays, the Quad sets the standard for data accuracy and ease-of-use.... more »

Deere adds to frontier tillage and feeding lineup 

John Deere bolsters its lineup of Frontier equipment with the addition of several implements including cultipackers, three-point shank rippers and overseeders. These are implements commonly used by large-property owners and producers who need smaller-sized equipment... more »

AgroFresh launches FreshCloud platform

Philadelphia-based AgroFresh Solutions recently launched FreshCloud, a data-backed, insights-driven platform for monitoring produce quality through the supply chain. AgroFresh’s insights and expertise add new technology to predict produce freshness, quality and optimal consumption timing. As... more »


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