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Autonomous Field Worker

At the ETH Zurich, a robot has been developed to mechanically destroy the weeds growing between crops. “Rowesys” is conveniently started via remote control – and makes herbicides unnecessary.

John Deere Introduces New Minecraft Experience, FarmCraft

Similar to the popular video game Minecraft, FarmCraft allows players to have the whole farm experience from the comfort of their home gaming systems.

2020 Trends in Agriculture Investing

Venture capitalists invested more than $6 billion in agriculture technology startups as part of an overall record year.

Good Bug Bad Bug – A Point on Prevention

Whether you are growing vertically, horizontally, indoors, or in a greenhouse, pests are a real concern for your crop. No matter where you are in the world, there are insects that will feed on your plants.

SaaS-based Agriculture- Revolutionising the Agricultural Sector with Cutting-Edge Software Solutions

AI-driven farming can provide farmers with pest-risk forecasts, image-based insights, and weather pattern related information. AI allows farmers to tackle pest attacks, crop failure possibilities, climate change, and soil degradation smartly and more effectively.

Data Trends in Agribusiness

The future of agritech and the ag retailer/client relationship ultimately depends on learning from all the data available. The information gathered is vital for both farmers and their retailers.

How Farmers Harvest Their Own Power with Solar Energy

If you think about it, an industry that is wholly dependent on nature and the environment should look to the sun for free power. No wonder agriculture was one of the first industries to adopt solar energy.

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How Early Farming Machinery Is Impacting Today's Agtech

Appreciating the early roots of farming machinery is essential to understanding how agriculture has gotten to today. Here’s how early farming machinery is impacting today’s agtech.

Preventing Wildfires Through Overgrowth Management

Farmers are often left to protect their own land and are responsible for ensuring they take safety precautions to stop the spread of a wildfire caused by natural events. Fortunately, the USDA has assisted farmers that have experienced wildfire damage.

Agricultural Industry Future of Agricultural Disinfectant during This Pandemic

By end use the market has been bifurcated into agricultural farms and livestock farms. Proper disinfection is required to protect crops and livestock from harmful diseases or sterilize the microorganisms.

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CNH Industrial to Acquire Raven Industries, Enhancing Precision Agriculture Capabilities and Scale

The acquisition builds upon a long partnership between the two companies and will further enhance CNH Industrial's position in the global agriculture equipment market by adding strong innovation capabilities in autonomous and precision agriculture technology.

Locus AG Launches Second Line of Carbon-Accelerating Soil Probiotic Technologies with Added Phosphorus Benefits

New Pantego™ microbial soil amendment gives farmers the upper hand in crop performance and environmental impact across wider temperature ranges

Trimble and Doosan North America Announce Factory-Installed Machine Control Solution for Doosan Crawler Excavators

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Doosan Infracore North America announced today that Doosan will offer the Trimble® Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Excavators as an optional factory-installed machine control solution for the North American market. Trimble Earthworks is a grade control solution designed to make grading more accurate, faster and easier in a range of applications, including residential and commercial sites, trenches, embankments, ditches and finished slope work.

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igus - How to Successfully Design a Maintenance-Free Bearing Pivot
igus - How to Successfully Design a Maintenance-Free Bearing Pivot

igus - How to Successfully Design a Maintenance-Free Bearing Pivot

There are a lot of factors to consider when designing a bearing pivot, including lifetime, machine purpose, loading capabilities, and environment. However, the most crucial element is knowing how corrosion, the number one cause of pivot failure, affects the housing, shaft and bushing. Read this blog post to learn how you can achieve a successful, maintenance-free pivot design.

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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.