Technology

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 »

Paxiom continues to grow sales force

The Paxiom Group has added four new regional managers to its team. Paxiom is the global sales and service division for processing industry manufacturers suche as WeighPack Systems, Eagle Packaging Machinery, SleekWrapper and CombiScale. Based... more »

Mechanical Weed Control Field Day set for Sept. 26

The Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day is the Midwest’s largest field day devoted to vegetable growers and mechanical weed control. Last year’s event was organized by Michigan State University and hosted at the school’s... more »

Packing equipment showcased in Milwaukee showroom

Produce packaging equipment is showcased in a new showroom in the Milwaukee area. Paxiom is the global sales and service division for industry leading manufacturers WeighPack Systems, Eagle Packaging Machinery, SleekWrapper and CombiScale. It recently announced... more »


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