Technology

Deere adds to frontier tillage and feeding lineup 

John Deere bolsters its lineup of Frontier equipment with the addition of several implements including cultipackers, three-point shank rippers and overseeders. These are implements commonly used by large-property owners and producers who need smaller-sized equipment... more »

AgroFresh launches FreshCloud platform

Philadelphia-based AgroFresh Solutions recently launched FreshCloud, a data-backed, insights-driven platform for monitoring produce quality through the supply chain. AgroFresh’s insights and expertise add new technology to predict produce freshness, quality and optimal consumption timing. As... more »

Natural controlled-atmosphere nesting bins debuts

Following years of collaborative research and development, JMT US and Macro Plastics are proud to launch, in the USA, a new controlled atmosphere equipment for the... more »

University of California touts entrepreneurship network

The dizzying impact of the digital revolution on many sectors of society – from retail to law enforcement, politics and entertainment – has also altered the picture on California farms. With technology, farmers have found... more »

Jacto changes approach to its sprayer distribution system

Jacto has made a change in its distribution approach for its tractor-mounted sprayers from a two-step distribution system supported by a West Coast domestic warehouse to three direct progressive importer/distributors. Backpack sprayers will continue to... more »

Drone technology in ag a focus of Tri-State UAV event

If you are interested in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, save the date for Aug. 27, 2018. Michigan State University Extension is partnering with Purdue Extension and Ohio State University Extension to present the first Tri-State UAV field meeting at... more »

Food chain technologies help reduce waste

According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking fresh produce from the farm to trucks to stores in an effort... more »

Ganaz, GroGuru gets seed funds to develop labor-saving automation

Answering the call to help solve agriculture’s severe labor shortage, Western Growers and Radicle Growth have awarded Ganaz and GroGuru each with $250,000 in seed funding to advance their automation technology. “The labor shortage in... more »


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