Technology

Could robots replace honeybees as pollinators?

The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culprits — diseases, pests, bee forage availability and pesticides... more »

Calibrate sprayers to save money on pesticides

Pickup trucks need occasional tuneups and oil changes, so it stands to reason that a boom sprayer needs a checkup at least once a year before it’s driven out of the barn and onto fields... more »

Benson Hill Biosystems closes funding round for CropOS

Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company, has closed a Series B funding round at $25 million. The funding will be used to further advance CropOS, Benson Hill’s computational platform driven by data and machine... more »

Mooij Agro develops airbag for box storage

Mooij Agro has developed the patented Mooij Climbing Airbag. The stand-alone, inflatable, vertical climbing airbag is designed for sealing ducts in box storage for crops. This product was developed out of a need from the... more »

New Green Ox & Box shipping kit available

The Green Ox & Box, an all-in-one corrugated packing and shipping kit, is now available from Green Ox Pallet Technology. The kit offers cost savings, revenue opportunities, and shipping options for unique shipping protocols, according... more »

IFPS launches mobile app for PLU codes

The International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) has launched a mobile app to help users from across the supply chain to source PLUs. The launch of the app comes at a time when the demand... more »

Model delivers growers severe weather data specific to farms

Farmers can now learn about the probability of extreme weather events on their farm before the growing season so they can more appropriately plan agricultural practices such as when to fertilize and irrigate, thanks to... more »

Macfrut to take field demonstrations to expo center

Macfrut will take the field to Rimini Expo Center to showcase its technology. An area in the pavilions of the Rimini Expo Center will feature a real crop field with agricultural machinery in action. "This... more »

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