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CropX and Reinke Partner to Advance Irrigation Technology

The companies share more than 80 years of combined experience and a common goal of bringing tech to farming. Their integrated platform will be available to growers in more than 40 countries, potentially covering hundreds of thousands of acres.

Farm Science Review 2020

For the first time, the Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, scheduled for September 22 to 24, will be a virtual show. The farm show, sponsored by Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences would normally have over 100,000 attendees.

Little Leaf Farms, the best-selling greenhouse grown lettuce in the US, doubles greenhouse growing capacity and broadly expands across East Coast

The company also recently bought 180 acres of land in McAdoo, Pennsylvania and has plans to build another state-of-the-art greenhouse there to further distribution down the East Coast of the sustainably-grown lettuce

Implementing AI Data for Pest Management

You can place our sensors in your field when the insects arrive, the sensors can figure out what type of insect it is. If it is a beneficial or neutral insect, it does nothing. However, if it is a bad bug aka pest, it sends the information to the cloud.

Magnetic Field Treatment of Seeds: A Novel Agritech Initiative

The Directorate of Seed Research under Indian Council of Agriculture Research in collaboration with MIM, between 2011- 2016 undertook studies on pre-treatment of seeds to Pulsed Magnetic Fields (PMF) involving several Indian agricultural universities.

Case Study - Asparagus Picking Agricobot

ST Robotics has been making and selling low cost bench top robots for 3 decades. Along the way we have been involved in a wide range of applications and projects. One major application area is agriculture.

Driving Agriculture into the Future with Computer Vision

Each year, the conference brings the best and the brightest together to explore the application of computer vision to highly complex tasks. This year, CVPR featured an all-day event, The 1st International Workshop and Prize Challenge on Agriculture-Vision

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Raven Industries Debuts Autonomous Platform for First Time at U.S. Farm Show

The autonomous platform is compatible with a variety of implements, including New Leader’s NL5000 G5™ Crop Nutrient Applicator, which will be shown with the demo. New Leader is a strategic implement partner that will accelerate early adoption for Raven Autonomy™.

AgTech Breakthrough Recognizes Standout AgTech Companies and Solutions in 2020 Awards Program

The mission of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators and leaders from around the globe in a range of agricultural and food technology categories, including areas such as precision agriculture.

IDTechEx Identifies Innovative Companies Changing the Face of Vertical Farming

Investors and entrepreneurs alike are excited about the potential of vertical farming to revolutionize the global food system and some vertical farming companies have raised dizzying amounts of money.

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Leaf Raises $2M to Scale Unified Farm Data API

API enables software developers to easily build products with farm data and create value for farmers, consumers, and agribusinesses

Valoya Launches Two New Greenhouse LED Grow Lights

Valoya's LED technology is proprietary and great efforts have been taken to create LED luminaires that last long and sustain the same light spectrum over their entire lifetime.

Infarm raises $170M during pandemic to grow largest urban vertical farming network in the world

With Infarm's cloud-connected farming facilities expected to jump from 500,000 sq ft by the end of 2020 to over 5,000,000 sq ft by 2025, this fresh capital infusion will power investment in infrastructure, research and development and hiring to drive global growth.

FORESTRY OR FARMING? AGROFORESTRY OFFERS A THIRD WAY

Agri-TechE webinar discusses options for livestock, cropping and carbon capture

JLT Mobile Computers launches 10-inch rugged Android VMT to fit into tight vehicle cabins

JLT's new RISC-based VM3010A computer brings the efficiency advantages of Android to a rugged vehicle-mount form factor and is ideal for use in harsh environments such as agriculture, transportation and warehousing

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Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries

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Parker LORD – MicroStrain Sensing Products

Parker LORD – MicroStrain Sensing Products

Parker LORD - MicroStrain Inertial Sensing Products manufactures the smallest and lightest industrial-grade inertial sensors available that are used in advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, and civil structures. Products come temperature compensated using a proprietary calibration process and include inclinometers, vertical reference units, IMUs, AHRS and INS/GPS for navigation, stabilization, mobile mapping, terrain compensation and more. Contact LORD for additional custom designed solutions.