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Autonomous Vineyard and High-Density Orchard Sprayer

This progressive machine uses a combination of GPS, LiDAR and the latest technology to autonomously roll down each row spraying with precision and efficiency.

Supercharge Your Scouting: Connect to the Best in Field Imagery

Scouting technology has never been more advanced. But this added sophistication does not mean field health imagery tools are more complicated or unfriendly.

What to Look for in a Greenhouse Light Plan

When it comes to lighting a greenhouse or any indoor grow facility, the number of factors to consider can seem overwhelming. Should you choose intelligent LEDs? Should you go old-school with HPS?

Basics of Factory and Farm Automation

Even with generations of accumulated knowledge, farming continues to require innovation and informed decision making. Thanks to a plethora of scientific discoveries and inventions, farmers are now better at their jobs than ever before.

Freight Farms Case Study - Lotus House

In 2019, the Lotus House community expanded its resources and programming with the arrival of a Greenery container farm. The farm is the cornerstone of the nonprofit’s educational programs for young residents, inspiring their curiosity about science, plants and nutrition.

Drone Powered by Solar Energy

Just like a satellite, SolarXOne is packed with technologies. Half airplane, half drone, this UAV weighs 25 kg, has a 4.50 m wingspan, and is innovative in several ways.

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for Precision Growing

I think it is fair to say that most farmers know that things need to change. The Agriculture industry is littered with legacy systems that are outdated and ineffective.

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Recent Innovations in Farm Equipment Allow for Increased Versatility: 11 Examples

Recent innovations in farm equipment allow for increased versatility on the farm. Here are 11 examples of the innovations that have helped change the course of farming and enable farmers to get their work done with fewer implementations and greater efficiency.

FoodBytes! by Rabobank Announces 45 Standout Food & Agriculture Startups Selected for Pitch 2021 Program

Since originally launching in 2015, FoodBytes! Pitch has become the go-to experience for startups looking to validate and grow their businesses, generate global industry exposure, and access invaluable mentorship, as well as corporate and investor connections.

New IDTechEx Report Outlines the Future of the Agricultural Robotics Industry

A technological and market evaluation of the agricultural robotics industry including weeding robots, seeding robots, autonomous tractors, robotic implement carriers, robotic harvesting, agricultural drones, and milking robots

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Warren Controls Announces ILEA 5800E Series Electrically Actuated Valves

Ideally suited to provide value and long life for a wide range of applications

World's First LoRa SoC from STMicroelectronics is Making Farming Smarter

• LoRa Long-Range Low-Power Wide-Area Networking (LPWAN) to automate rubber-tapping plantation in Hainan, China in first-of-its-kind design-win • Automation and monitoring improve yields 2-3x over manual tapping while significantly reducing injury risks to workers

MagGrow Wins The THRIVE | Bayer Sustainability Challenge

Company earns top honor for sustainable agricultural solutions

Satellite Data providers ConstellR and ScanWorld sign partnership for high-value agriculture data

Emerging satellite data providers ConstellR and ScanWorld have announced a new partnership, which aims to leverage on combined Earth Observation expertise to provide data-driven insights for agriculture and vegetation monitoring.

Cargill introduces new revenue stream for farmers as part of 10 million acre regenerative agriculture commitment

Cargill RegenConnect™ links farmers to the emerging carbon marketplace and helps scale the voluntary adoption of regenerative agriculture practices

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Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

With a full range of capacity options (85AH-3300AH) and voltage configurations to choose from, Rolls Battery maintenance-free 2V, 6V & 12V AGM and broad range of 2V GEL models offer a valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) battery option with the same dependable energy storage and heavy-duty construction customers have grown to expect from the Rolls brand for over sixty years. Installed in off-grid, grid-tied or backup float applications, these sealed batteries require minimal ongoing maintenance and provide a versatile energy storage solution for remote or confined installations. Rolls Battery AGM and GEL battery lines deliver superior cycle life and are backed by an industry-leading warranty.

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Rolls Battery

Rolls Battery

Surrette Battery Company, the exclusive manufacturer of Rolls Battery, is one of North America's leading lead-acid battery manufacturers. Established in 1935, with a production facility in Salem, Massachusetts, Surrette Battery Company relocated to Canada in 1959 and is the Nation's only remaining independent battery manufacturer.