Technology

Co-robotic harvest-aid platforms topic of free webinar

Washington State University and Oregon State University will hold a webinar on how co-robotic harvest-aid platforms can increase harvesting speed. The free zoom webinar will be held Oct. 15 at 10 a.m Pacific Time. It will... more »

New AI technology ‘Agroview’ named UF Invention of the Year

Yiannis Ampatzidis and his research team combined their collective minds to find the artificial intelligence technology to best help farmers save money and better care for their crops. Out of that process, they invented a... more »

Compac details service to European customers during COVID-19

Compac, part of the TOMRA Food family, and its partners ICOEL and Sardas were confronted with unique challenges, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit just as they were preparing to ship and install three turnkey cherry... more »

Upcoming agtech webinar focuses on artificial intelligence to help growers

GeoVisual Analytics’ technology focuses on big data analytics to improve intelligence across the farm. General Manager Charles McGregor is joining Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Director Dennis Donohue this Thursday, Sept. 17,... more »

Dynamic Systems releases low-cost SIMBA Lite for produce packers/shippers

Dynamic Systems Inc., a Bellevue, Washington software developer specializing in Traceability and Inventory Systems for Fresh Food, has launched a new low cost version of their SIMBA system designed to give smaller produce growers/packers/ shippers... more »

USDA seeks input on technologies, practices for agriculture innovation agenda

To further the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) work on the Agriculture Innovation Agenda (AIA), USDA today announced it is seeking public- and private-sector input on the most innovative technologies and practices that can... more »

North Carolina announces availability of grants for bioenergy research

The North Carolina Bioenergy Research Initiative and the New and Emerging Crops Program are seeking grant proposals that support each program’s mission. “The two programs offer a combined $1 million in competitive grants, with the... more »

USDA seeks nominations for Task Force on Agricultural Air Quality Research

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Sept. 8 the invitation for nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for a two-year term on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Task Force on Agricultural Air... more »


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