Equipment

Crop-adapted spraying pays dividends

Crop-adapted spraying (CAS) is a method for apple orchardists to match their airblast sprays to the size, shape and density of their orchard blocks. Jason Deveau, application technology specialist ... more

Weather data moves faster than it used to

Thanks to instrumentation technology, weather monitoring is much more sophisticated than it was 50 years ago. And thanks to smartphones, tablets and other devic... more

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Green and yellow Deere colors protected in lawsuit win

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of Deere & Co. in a lawsuit that was filed to protect use of the trademark green and yellow c... more »

Pouch bagger modified to gently handle tree fruit

[caption id="attachment_16009" align="alignright" width="216"] Fox Solutions' pouch bagger[/caption] Equipment provider Fox Solutions has added a n... more »

Funds for disaster relief collected by equipment dealers

The number of natural disasters throughout North America this year has been striking.  As such, the Equipment Dealers Foundation (EDF) has asked for ... more »

Deere supports hurricane relief with $1 million donation

Deere & Company will make a $1 million cash donation to support Habitat Hammers Back, a long-term recovery initiative organized by Habitat... more »

Rosztoczy new board chair for Equipment Dealers Association

The St. Louis, Missouri-based Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has elected as its new chairman of the board, Tom Rosztoczy. Rosztoczy has served o... more »

N.C. Department of Ag licenses drone for pesticide use

Advances in agriculture happen all the time. Inspectors with our Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division saw this advancement firsthand last w... more »

Berry tunnel production, consumers subjects of surveys

TunnelBerries researchers Kathy Kelley and Kathy Demchak, both Penn State University personnel, will administer two Internet surveys to learn about gr... more »

Blue River Technology purchased by Deere & Company

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, which is based in Sunnyvale, California and is a leader in app... more »

Washington apple pressing, cider making displayed

Fruit trees abound in Seattle, Washington and its surrounding metro areas — and that’s a sweet opportunity for its community members to that nearb... more »

Penn State students tackle apple harvest assist unit

In a small workshop, just north of the Ag Arena on Penn State’s University Park campus, Quinn Holland, a biological engineering major with the agric... more »


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