Technology

2022 AE50 Awards for innovative product engineering go to John Deere

John Deere was recently presented with eight 2022 AE50 Awards for outstanding innovations that improve production agriculture. Each year the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognize the 50 most innovative product-engineering designs... more »

Benefits of new biocontrols applicator welcomed by strawberry growers

Koppert’s new applicator for predatory beneficials in protected strawberry crops, Natutec Drive, has produced some excellent results in its first commercial season in the United Kingdom. Feedback from growers shows the Natutec Drive has proved... more »

Razor Tracking recommended by John Deere as preferred Operations Center link

John Deere customers now have the ability to see their support vehicles and non-powered equipment alongside JDLink enabled equipment in Operations Center by integrating Razor Tracking devices. "Back on September 9th of 2021, Razor Tracking integrated JDLink... more »

Next-gen ag workers curriculum funded for Western Growers

Western Growers received a $750,000 grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (HR 133) to develop and implement a curriculum to provide California college students with best-in-class... more »

Huron Fruit Systems work platform eases orchard tasks

The ongoing labor crunch impacting specialty crop growers has put an enhanced emphasis on reducing the number of workers required in the production process. Among the industry contributors who long-ago recognized this opportunity is Walter... more »

Fully autonomous 8R Tractor revealed by John Deere during CES 2022

During a press conference at CES 2022, John Deere revealed a fully autonomous tractor that’s ready for large-scale production. The machine combines Deere’s 8R tractor, TruSet-enabled chisel plow, GPS guidance system, and new advanced technologies.... more »

10 trends shaping future of food, agtech in 2022 eyed by S2G Ventures

S2G Ventures, a leading multi-stage investment firm focused on the food, agriculture, ocean and seafood markets, has unveiled ten Food and AgTech trends that will shape the future of food in 2022, in advance of... more »

Naïo’s vineyard robot TED hits the US at CES 2022

Naïo Technologies, a French company specializing in autonomous agricultural robots, has just celebrated its 10th anniversary and 60,000 hours of operations under real conditions. The company is scaling up its development now. In January, its... more »

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