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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Ag technologies focus of Michigan State University Innovation Day

Consumers and the farmers who grow the produce they eat want similar things: sustainably and safely raised fruits and vegetables. That’s why Michiga... more »

Commercial UAV Expo incorporates Drone World Expo

Following the acquisition of Drone World Expo, the fourth Annual Commercial UAV Expo, a trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, wi... more »

Ag mulch film certified to naturally biodegrade

Minnesota-based Organix Solutions has received a certification of its product line of black soil biodegradable agricultural mulch film. The OK biod... more »

MSU apple harvesting/sorting system evolving

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) say they remain on track in developing an in-orchard harvesting aid/ sorting machine that could prove t... more »

Testimony: Rural growers need broadband internet

A tech company CEO told Congress this week that rural growers will need broadband Internet access to take advantage of new technologies in the agricul... more »

USDA targets funds for broadband infrastructure improvements

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett said Nov. 6 that USDA is investing more than $200 million in infrastructure projects t... more »

Sentera offers new sensors for DJI drones

Sentera has made available gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired w... more »

Two-day workshop on ‘Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture’

Washington State University is offering a two-day workshop on “Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture.” The event will be held Nov. 8-9 in Prosser... more »

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 »

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