Holganix discusses its trial results for the 2017 season on several agriculture crops including corn, potato, soybean and strawberry among others.
First Mower of Its Kind Leverages, Applies Same Efficiencies as the Company's Award-Winning Automated Harvester Used by Turf Farms Worldwide; Mower Highlighted at Turfgrass Producers International in Tucson This Week
Meagan Flynn for The Atlantic: They might be an efficient way to produce food in a world with more-extreme weather-but only if growers can figure out a successful business model.
New Holland presents NHDrive autonomous T4.110F vineyard tractor ready for pilot project deployment at E. & J. Gallo Winery
The pilot program is the latest step in the New Holland Autonomous Vehicle Program and its exploration of the various applications that can benefit the most from this technology.
The two "fingers" of the robot gripper have built-in intelligence and advanced technology that mimics the way humans instinctively use our sense of touch when we grab things to move them.
Steve O'Hear for TechCrunch: Infarm has developed an "indoor vertical farming" system capable of growing anything from herbs, lettuce and other vegetables, and even fruit. It then places these modular farms in a variety of customer-facing city locations
Commercial UAV Expo is currently accepting speaker proposals for the 2018 event, taking place October 1-3 at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas.
Delivered Shelf-Life of Produce Pallets Vary by as Much as 86 Percent, Contributing to Shrink and Lost Profits
Latevo will use customized, Geosys platform to introduce low-cost coverage
Andy Fell for UC Davis: "Smart Farm is about addressing the grand challenges in agriculture, using technology to increase production of food and renewable energy in the face of a changing climate,"
David K. Williams for Forbes: The result: production has moved from one machine every 4-6 weeks to an average of 5 machines per month for a total of 130 worldwide and predominance in its sector, with pre-orders booked through June 2018.
Food and Agriculture Startups Address Soil Microbiome, Edible Algae Innovations, Farm Labor Shortages at Rabobank's FoodBytes! San Francisco
Next-generation pitch competition announces 20 startups selected to participate in 11th event
Matt Simon for Wired: Researchers at Washington State University have developed algorithms that scan a tree for individual branches, then determine what bit of each branch to grasp and shake to extract the most cherries-up to nearly 90 percent of them.
-Trimble Alloy Takes Network Performance to New Levels with Full Constellation -GNSS Tracking, Absolute Positioning Capabilities and an Intelligent Design
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maxon launches the next generation of positioning controllers - the EPOS4. A high performance module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. Suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed and brushless DC motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders.