Technology

Agricultural robotics event launches US edition in California

World FIRA, the leading event in ag robotics, will launch FIRA USA in Fresno, California, Oct. 18-20, to provide autonomous systems and robots to California and North American growers. Jointly organized by the Global Organization... more »

New KestrelMet Weather Station available

A new tool available for the 2022 season, the KestrelMet 6000 AG Weather Station, provides farmers with a simple, cost-effective way to manage risk, create management timelines and achieve better irrigation efficiency. “The KestrelMet 6000... more »

Growers, data scientists team up in landmark AI project

Data scientists at the University of Aberdeen are teaming up with fruit growers to build an artificial intelligence (AI) system to forecast harvests, which could potentially save the industry millions each year. The machine learning... more »

Rijk Zwaan completes autonomous growing trial

Implementing artificial intelligence (AI) in Rijk Zwaan’s seed production process has shown many advantages in a trial with Blue Radix's Crop Controller. The comparison across two departments created a major opportunity to demonstrate the value... more »

Koidra raises $4.5M seed funding for IA greenhouses

Koidra, an intelligent automation (IA) platform company based out of Seattle, has raised $4.5 million in its seed round. Ospraie Ag Science (OAS) led this round of funding, with participation from Amritam Holdings, Cavallo Ventures,... more »

SVG Ventures, BASF team up for digital agricultural solutions

SVG Ventures Thrive has partnered with BASF on their AgroStart program as they expand their footprint into North America. AgroStart is BASF’s open innovation platform and the AgroStart North American roll-out will initially focus on... more »

Ceres Imaging, Sentek form integration partnership

Ceres Imaging, the precision irrigation provider that helps farmers build more profitable and sustainable operation, has formed a new partnership with Sentek. With this partnership, customers will be able to see real-time sensors and data... more »

Access to self-repair resources expanded by John Deere

John Deere announced March 21 it will enhance the capabilities of existing diagnostic tools and expand their availability. In 2023, the company will roll out an enhanced customer solution that includes a mobile device interface,... more »

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