Technology

Kubota plans $87 million expansion in Kansas

Kubota Tractor confirmed Oct.. 23 its plans to plant solid roots in Kansas for its North American Distribution Center (NADC) by announcing the details of its letter of intent to purchase 203 acres near the... more »

Metropolis Farms unveils indoor agriculture lighting technology

Jack Griffin, president of Metropolis Farms, unveiled a new breakthrough in lighting technology for the emerging indoor vertical agriculture industry at the Indoor Ag Con Philly conference in Philadelphia. The Oct. 16 event was sponsored... more »

Deere wins lawsuit protecting green and yellow colors

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of Deere & Co. in a lawsuit that was filed to protect use of the trademark green and yellow color combination on John Deere agricultural... more »

Equipment dealers collect funds for disaster victims

The number of natural disasters throughout North America this year has been striking.  As such, the Equipment Dealers Foundation (EDF) has asked for an extraordinary amount of assistance from the agriculture industry. The EDF’s resources... more »

Deere expands hurricane relief support with $1 million donation

Deere & Company will make a $1 million cash donation to support Habitat Hammers Back, a long-term recovery initiative organized by Habitat for Humanity International to help repair and rebuild communities ravaged by Hurricanes Harvey,... more »

Equipment Dealers Association has new board chair

The St. Louis, Missouri-based Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has elected as its new chairman of the board, Tom Rosztoczy.  Rosztoczy has served on EDA’s board since 2015 and was most recently Treasurer and a member of... more »

Deere acquires precision ag company Blue River Technology

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, which is based in Sunnyvale, California and is a leader in applying machine learning to agriculture. "We welcome the opportunity to work... more »

Philips Lighting adds Burns to LED lighting team

Philips Lighting has added John Burns as a key account manager for western U.S. for the horticulture LED lighting segment. In his new role, Burns will focus on the floriculture and ornamental markets, and on... more »

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