Technology

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 »

Berkeley Lab awarded $4.6M for agriculture technologies

As advanced as agriculture has become, there remains a pressing need for nondestructive ways to "see" into the soil. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded $4.6 million to Lawrence... more »

LettuceBot wins 2017 AE50 award

Blue River Technology's LettuceBot precision lettuce thinning implement was just recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) with an AE50 Award. AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower