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Tech allows growers to ‘eavesdrop’ on insects

Emily Bick, assistant professor of precision pest ecology and Extension specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is compiling the ultimate playlist for her field of expertise.  Bick runs the university’s Original Digital Entomology Lab. She... more »

AI, advocacy trends focus of IFPA State of the Industry talk

Citing a host of challenges facing the global fresh produce and floral community, International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) head emphasized action and advocacy as the vehicles through which the organization and its members will overcome... more »

Drone tech company relocates headquarters to Michigan State

Aerial Vantage, a drone tech company, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Washington D.C. to the Midwest. The company’s new headquarters are located at the Michigan State University (MSU) Technology Innovation Center in East Lansing,... more »

Ag robotics, demos set for FIRA USA

After the successful first edition of FIRA USA in Fresno last year, 2,000 participants and ag leaders will gather at the Salinas Sports Complex from Sep. 19-21 for a global event on ag robotic solutions... more »

Climate grant awarded to Purdue

Purdue University has received a grant to help fight climate change in agriculture. The university won a five-year, $500,000 grant to play an education and workforce development role in the new $20 million AI Institute... more »

Deere names startup tech collaborators

Deere & Co. has released the names of eight companies chosen for its 2023 Startup Collaborator program. The program helps John Deere improve precision technology in its agriculture and construction equipment. “This year’s group shows... more »

Ag group invests in autonomous tractors startup

Cooperative Ventures, a venture capital fund formed by North American farm cooperatives, announced its first investment. It is investing in Sabanto, a hardware and software company developing autonomous capabilities in tractors. Founded in 2018, Sabanto... more »

Microsoft AI partnership helps reduce greenhouse labor issues

Microsoft is collaborating with Blue Radix, a company specializing in autonomous growing, to use artificial intelligence to help reduce the scarcity of crop expertise in greenhouses. Greenhouses around the world are facing a unique crisis.... more »

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