Technology

Organix Solutions’ mulch film certified to biodegrade

Minnesota-based Organix Solutions has received a certification of its product line of black soil biodegradable agricultural mulch film. The OK biodegradable SOIL Certification from Vinçotte International verifies that the product, called Organix A.G. Film, will... more »

Fresh Farms of America launching Las Vegas market

Fresh Farms of America has established the first farm under the brand name, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The local operation is named Vegas Fresh Farms, and is on track to serve and sell its... more »

MSU greenhouse installs LED supplemental lighting

Michigan State University (MSU) has teamed with Philips Lighting to update greenhouse supplemental lighting on the university’s East Lansing, Michigan, campus. High-pressure sodium (HPS) lights have been the horticulture industry standard for decades, but light-emitting diodes, commonly... more »

USDA invests in broadband in underserved rural areas

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett said Nov. 6 that USDA is investing more than $200 million in infrastructure projects to bring broadband to hundreds of unserved and underserved rural communities. “Broadband infrastructure is... more »

Sentera sensors available for DJI Inspire 2 Drone

Sentera has made available gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired with the Inspire 2 offers agronomists, crop consultants, and growers a way... more »

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 »

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