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South Dakota State University Selects Burns & McDonnell for New Precision Agriculture Building Commissioning

Burns & McDonnell will help the 110,500-square-foot Raven Precision Agriculture Center pursue LEED v4 certification, which will be comprised of innovative classrooms, laboratories and collaboration spaces to support the first multidisciplinary major in precision agriculture

Accountability in Agriculture: Embracing the Commitment

The last decade has brought about unprecedented changes in how we define product safety, business success, equity investment, and health & wellness. For some, change is coming too fast, and for others, not fast enough. For farmers, it’s especially challenging.

Farming in 4-D: Hindsight, Insight, Foresight and Integration

The digital evolution within the ag industry has been constant over the last decade and continually evolving; however, it doesn’t come without its challenges. Digital ag and ag tech aren’t always easy to adopt.

IoT in Agriculture Market

The growing trend of using IoT in agricultural applications such as organic farming and family farming, where there are complex or small spaces that contain cattle and high-quality varieties of crop, is projected to drive the usage of IoT in agriculture.

LEDs Have a Growing Impact in Urban Farming

These days, urban dwellers not only want foods that are natural and pesticide-free, they want them grown close to home. They know the good taste and health benefits of fresh produce and realize these qualities do not improve with age.

Parking Garages Transform Urban Environments with Living Green Walls

Living green walls, such as those created by GSky Plant Systems, offer an exceptional solution to all of these concerns by improving parking garage aesthetics and environmental impact through the use of living plants in innovative designs.

RoBotany Builds 60,000-square-foot Vertical Farm in Braddock, Plans Nationwide Expansion as Fifth Season

The company's first urban farm, incubated at Carnegie Mellon University, uses proprietary robotics technology to grow affordable fresh produce for Pittsburgh-area grocery stores and restaurants

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Motiv Robotics Announces Enhanced RoboMantis® Robot

Motiv Robotics announces the availability of the RoboMantis robot with enhanced capabilities at iROS 2019 in Macau.

Green Automation is bringing automation and efficiency to new greenhouse operation in Texas

TrueHarvest Farms in Belton, TX, is ramping up their production of fresh, safe and locally grown leafy greens, using an automated hydroponic growing system from Green Automation.

Plenty Chooses Los Angeles as Next Market for Flavor-Focused Vertical Farm

Plenty is preparing to ramp in the Bay Area after debuting world's most efficient leafy greens farm, designed around flavor. Plenty Los Angeles has plans to begin building its Compton-based farm later this year and serving local communities in late-2020.

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WCCO Belting Announces Patent-Pending Draper Belting and Belted Chain Technology for Agriculture Industry

Innovation on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, November 10-16

HarvestPort Launches Enhanced 'Deals' Program to Help Growers Secure Exclusive, Lower Pricing on Key Products

"How it works is that our retailers let us know in real-time what excess inventory is on hand, we agree on reduced pricing in order to move that inventory more quickly, and then our grower network receives these lower prices exclusively," explains Heidi Burns, HarvestPort's Head of Revenue.

Trimble Showcases New Ag Solutions at Agritechnica 2019

Precision Ag Solutions on Display at the World's Largest Agricultural Trade Fair

Trimble's New Display and Guidance Controller Deliver Innovative Technology to Farmers New to Precision Agriculture

Small, Powerful and Affordable Guidance Solutions Offer Excellent Functionality

Artemis Calls for Improved Foodborne Illness Prevention and Supply Chain Traceability

Vegetable recall for possible listeria in U.S. and Canada highlights critical need for better food traceability from cultivation across the supply chain

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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.