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Population Growth, Less Arable Land, and Sustainability Driving Demand for Controlled-Release Fertilizers

China and U.S. driving most of global demand growth for these environmentally friendly alternatives to conventional fertilizers.

Holistic Farm Management

To find sustainability and success, farmers need to mimic nature. Holistic farm management does not function without establishing goals and values that fit with the quality of life that a farmer is trying to accomplish.

Crisply, a Freshly Picked, Pesticide, Herbicide and Chemical-Free Produce Line

Eden Green Technology will be the first company to offer freshly picked produce, grown locally at next-generation vertical farms, on a large scale.

WaterBit Secures $11.4M Financing Led by NEA

Precision irrigation company to accelerate delivery of autonomous irrigation and ramp up sales and marketing.

Energy-Efficient Cannabis Greenhouse

Innovative technologies deployed in the greenhouse promise higher-quality product with higher yields and lowest operating costs.

Polycarbonate Enclosures a Good Fit for Irrigation Controls

ITC knew that metal enclosure options would not fit the company’s needs because agricultural sprays and chemicals typically degrade metal boxes quickly. Therefore, a non-metallic option would be best, due to the material’s ability to withstand corrosion in the field.

AgriTech Accelerator Reveals Class Of 2017

Robert Morris for Nibletz: Iowa’s AgriTech Startup Accelerator Attracts California Startups

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Abundant Robotics raises $10 million to commercialize its apple-picking robot

Bérénice Magistretti for VentureBeat: Picking apples may seem like a fun weekend activity, but it’s actually backbreaking manual labor. Abundant Robotics wants to help agricultural growers shoulder this task and today announced funding of $10 million, led by GV, to comm

MIT Food Computers

From MIT: The Food Computer is a controlled-environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems to control and monitor climate, energy, and plant growth inside of a specialized growing chamber. Climate variables such as carbon dioxide, air temperatu

AGROBOT: Strawberry Harvesters

From AGROBOT: AGB® manages a set of robotic manipulators able to locate and identify your strawberries, selecting them based on their size and degree of ripeness. This system analyzes your fruit one by one, and it is responsible for ordering cutting movements

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UK Robotics Week 2018: new whitepapers now available on Agri-Tech and Urban Transport

In-depth reports and recommendations on key robotics sectors released as part of UK Robotics Week (21st - 29th June 2018)

Cementex Announces Belt Pouch Combinations

Cementex announces the availability of Cementex Belt Pouch Tool Combinations. With 13 different combinations to choose from, there is an ideal Cementex Belt Pouch Combo for any technician.

Alelion electrifies heavy vehicle manufacturer KAMAG with move into new segment

Mölndal May 08, 2018 Alelion electrifies heavy vehicle manufacturer KAMAG with move into new segment The German manufacturer of heavy vehicles KAMAG Transporttechnik GmbH & Co. KG, partners up with Alelion Energy Systems AB as it focuses on sustainable autonomous vehicles - soon to be powered by Swedish lithium-ion batteries. The KAMAG order is a significant move for Alelion into a new segment and an important step towards Sweden's first factory for large-scale production of lithium-ion batteries for vehicles.

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Sierra Instruments, Inc.- Innovamass. Reinvented.

Sierra Instruments, Inc.- Innovamass. Reinvented.

Sierra was the first to introduce a combination volumetric vortex and multivariable mass flow meter in 1997. Today, Sierra's completely redesigned InnovaMass® iSeries™ 240i/241i builds on two decades of success measuring five process variables for gas, liquid and steam with one connection. Now, with the latest hyper-fast microprocessors, robust software applications, field diagnostic and adjustment capability, and a new state-of-the-art flow calibration facility, Sierra's vortex iSeries delivers precision, performance, and application flexibility never before possible.

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Dorner Mfg. Corp.

Dorner Mfg. Corp.

Founded in 1966 and based in Hartland, Wisconsin, Dorner is a privately held World Leader in the design, applications, manufacturing, and integration of conveyor systems. Companies from over 1,200 different industries worldwide turn to Dorner to achieve improved efficiency, productivity, and a positive ROI.