Technology

Rural farm operations targeted by drone-patrolling thieves

Thieves are now reportedly using drones to scout farms and ranches, looking for their next big score. "We were having a series of crimes occur, including some quads that were taken from a very remote... more »

New Mexico effort touts innovative smart farming skills

The New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences along with Doña Ana Community College have formed a partnership to prepare the next-generation workforce to use innovative smart... more »

May 10-11 set for Virtual Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming

Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming, is a virtual event to be held from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Southwest Florida Research and Education Center on May 10-11.... more »

Specialty crop producers recognized by equipment manufacturers

Most of us eat some type of specialty crop every single day. Whether you’re eating your fruits and vegetables, or even using certain seasonings to help complete that perfect dish, you’re using specialty crops. Despite... more »

Harvest automation for produce industry accelerated by Western Growers

Western Growers is spearheading a Global Harvest Automation Initiative to accelerate harvest automation across the fresh produce industry, with a goal of automating 50% of harvest within 10 years. “For well over a decade, our... more »

Carbon robotics disrupts farming industry with autonomous weeders

Carbon Robotics, an autonomous robotics company, unveiled April 13 its third-generation autonomous weed elimination robots. The Autonomous Weeder leverages robotics, artificial intelligence and laser technology to safely and effectively drive through crop fields to identify,... more »

Moleaer, IDC partner to fight climate impacts on California’s ag industry

Molear, a nanobubble technology company, announced April 13 a new distribution agreement with Irrigation Design and Construction to expand access to its irrigation technology. Through this partnership with Irrigation Design and Construction (IDC),  California farmers... more »

AppHarvest acquires Root A1 and its signature data-collecting robot, Virgo

Morehead, Kentucky-based AppHarvest Inc., an agtech company and Certified B Corp focused on farming more sustainably using 90% less water than open-field agriculture and only recycled rainwater, announced April 8 that it has acquired Root... more »

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