Technology

Farm Check Mobile, a task management solution, introduced by Procurant

Procurant, a cloud-based software company transforming the global food supply chain, announced Jan. 28 the release of Procurant Farm Check, a mobile task management application for organizations that harvest, package, store and ship perishable goods.... more »

World’s largest technology event sees John Deere advocate for agriculture

For the first time in its history, CES 2021 went to an online trade show format and John Deere was once again an exhibitor. As part of its display, John Deere virtually took attendees, media,... more »

PMA’s Vonnie Estes launching third season of Takes on Tech podcast

Produce Marketing Association’s Vonnie Estes, vice president of technology and expert on rising tech needs and trends, is launching her third season of the popular Takes on Tech podcast. The podcast invites guests from in... more »

New Innovator in Food & Agriculture Research Award nominations sought

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 New Innovator in Food & Agriculture Research Award. FFAR intends to grant up to 10 awards to early-career scientists pursuing research that supports... more »

Artificial intelligence discussed by New Mexico team at agriculture convention

A team of experts from New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences recently led a virtual discussion on artificial intelligence in agriculture as part of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on... more »

Spectrum Technologies releases FieldScout TDR 250 Economy Soil Moisture Meter

Spectrum Technologies Inc. has extended its product offering with the release of the TDR 250 Economy Soil Moisture Meter. According to a news release, the new model enhances the well-adopted TDR product line, which sets the industry... more »

California producers get assistance to improve air quality from NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing technical and financial assistance to help farmers and ranchers in California make improvements in their operations that can lead to improved air quality. Assistance is being made... more »

FAA drone policy to include input from agriculture

The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan, to ensure the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s chief drone policy committee includes representation for agriculture, forestry, and rural America. According to a... more »

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