Technology

FAA Drone Policy Board representation sought for ag, forestry, rural sectors

U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan, introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s chief drone policy committee includes representation for agriculture, forestry and rural America. The Drone Advisory Committee for the 21st  Century Act,... more »

6X sensor launched by Sentera features better spatial resolution

Sentera has launched the 6X, the highest-performing, most powerful sensor in its class. 6X delivers the data and processing necessary to meet a wide range of customer requirements, from broad acre, specialty and permanent crop... more »

Tech for a Better World award goes to John Deere

John Deere (NYSE: DE) is being honored in the Tech for a Better World category of the 2020 CES Innovation Awards, which recognize outstanding product design and engineering in consumer technology products. Deere is an... more »

DataConnect formed by John Deere, CLAAS, CNH Industrial and 365FarmNet

Farmers and contractors operating fleets of machinery from different brands will in the near future be able to securely exchange and view machine data through a common interface called DataConnect. In addition, they will be... more »

John Deere updates MY20 7R Tractors

John Deere has updated its lineup of 7R Tractors for model year 2020. These newly refined tractors offer the perfect combination of power and versatility with new levels of comfort, John Deere dependability and the... more »

AgSharks Competition features five finalists to compete for $250K

After  reviewing the flood of applications from start-up companies who are all developing technology to solve agriculture’s most critical issues, Western Growers and S2G Ventures have chosen five finalists to compete in the 2019 AgSharks Competition on... more »

Thrive Fresh Summit Challenge features startup finalists

Produce Marketing Association and SVG Ventures announce the startup finalists with innovative solutions for the produce and floral industries to pitch live on stage at the THRIVE Fresh Summit Challenge. The pitch presentation will take... more »

Rantizo cleared by more states for drone spraying

This week Rantizo, an agtech drone spraying startup, added five more states to its list of eligible operations. With the latest approvals, the Rantizo footprint has grown beyond the Midwest, spanning into eastern and southern... more »

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