IoT4Ag Center to educate students, engineers, ag professionals

Purdue University will be a partner in a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center created to develop advanced agricultural technologies to address food, energy and water security challenges. With a five-year, $26 million grant,... more »

Global research and development hub opened by UPL Ltd.

UPL Ltd. announced Aug. 10 the opening of a new, state-of-the-art research and development hub in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. The OpenAg Center, located in the Alexandria Center for AgTech – Research Triangle at 5... more »

Deere’s Frontier lineup adds material handling equipment, sprayers

John Deere expands its lineup of versatile Frontier equipment with the addition of new loader carrier adapters, pallet fork grapples and tractor-mounted sprayers. According to a news release, Frontier Loader Carrier Adapters are ideal for... more »

Canada first international partner for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology

Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT), a California-based incubator dedicated to accelerating the development of agricultural technologies, announced July 30 the government of Canada as its first international partner. “As our technology center... more »

Mark Zettler joins board of directors at Cultiva

Cultiva LLC (, a provider of food-grade biofilms used in agricultural markets, announces the appointment of agri-business start-up leader and consultant, Mark Zettler to the company’s Board of Directors. ... more »

Bowery Farming re-does brand, packaging, website

Indoor greens grower Bowery Farming recently rolled out new branding that includes a new logo, website design, and product packaging. Bowery’s new... more »

Pace International debuts ‘virtual packinghouse’ on new website

Pace International, a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The new portal,, debuts a host of fresh... more »

PMA Takes on Tech Podcast available for download

Produce Marketing Association has released the third episode of the PMA Takes on Tech Podcast and the fourth is slotted to drop this week. The podcast series, hosted by Vonnie Estes, vice president of technology... more »

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WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

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Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

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