New Tecnotion QTR65 and QTR78 series frameless torque motors High Torque in an even smaller package

Almelo, The Netherlands, September 2017 - Tecnotion introduces a new series of smaller QTR torque motors at the SPS IPC Drives 2017. A new 65 mm and 78 mm diameter motor make the quality and torque of Tecnotion QTR series motor available for even smaller applications.

Vertical Farms May Be the Future of Your Food

The Merkle: Plenty Inc will utilize vertical farms to make it feasible to have large growing operations close to consumers. The farms themselves will be state of the art and capable of producing large amounts of food.

Taoglas Launches New Comprehensive Range of High-Precision, Multiband GNSS Antennas

New antenna range includes L1/L2 and L1/L5 to enhance performance for applications that require highly accurate location capabilities, including Connected Car

DLD Conference Celebrates Israel as a "World-Leader in Food Technology," says Horsky Innovation Executive at MondelÄ"z

The event will provide the ultimate networking platform for start-ups and entrepreneurs looking to partner and gain global reach.

AGCOcorp Unveils Next Generation of Axial Combines

IDEAL to Revolutionize Global Harvesting Offering

New Holland Agriculture unveils methane powered concept tractor

It combines alternative fuels and advanced agricultural technology with readily available powertrain innovation from CNH Industrial sister brand FPT Industrial.

Global Re-Fuel's "Hot Chicken" Contest Gives One Lucky Poultry Farmer a New Warm-air Biomass Furnace - A $100,000 Value!

Global Re-Fuels PLF-500 warm-air biomass furnace converts raw poultry litter into energy, providing heat to broiler houses while eliminating the need for propane.

Outback Guidance by AgJunction Launches Hands-Free Farming Campaign at The Farm Progress Show 2017 in Decatur, Illinois

The hands-free farming campaign is focused on building a community to share their experiences, suggestions, and best practices around cost-effective precision farming systems that work for farms of all sizes.

Michelin Showcases Technical Leadership in Agriculture Tires of the Future at Farm Progress Show

Michelin innovation drives change, provides solutions for farmers

Surna Rebrands to Reflect Company Growth and Changing Cultivation Industry

New website and brand development strategy highlight technology's impact on cultivation industry

EU's future cyber-farms to utilise drones, robots and sensors

Anthony King, From Horizon Magazine: Bee-based maths is helping teach swarms of drones to find weeds, while robotic mowers keep hedgerows in shape.

Ag-tech: The automated farm

Tara Duggan for The San Francisco Chronicle: In the field, self-propelling harvesters lop off the heads of cabbages, then funnel the 8-pound goliaths to workers who trim and sort them. Inside a nearby Taylor Farms packing plant, a three-armed robot pivots and turns to maneuver bagged salads squarely into packing boxes.

A Brief History of Modern Farming

The idea of growing plants year-round by controlling environmental factors dates back as far as the Roman Empire. Emperor Tiberius Caesar had moveable plant beds built that could grow cucumbers year-round by being brought inside during cold or unfavorable weather.

Going Against the Grain - to Grow Grain

Meet the exceptional women of the Corn Producers Association of Texas, who journeyed from city to farm, and discovered that farming today is based on advance science and sophisticated technology that maximizes production while conserving resources.

FORGET PRECISION AGRICULTURE: DRONE HERDING IS TAKING OFF

Malek Murison for We Talk UAV: Luckily, a few farming pioneers have started using their drones to herd animals, including cattle and sheep, from one place to another.

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maxon motor’s - Compact power for your motion control application.

maxon motor's - Compact power for your motion control application.

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.