Technology

‘AI-driven Innovations in Agriculture’ conference to feature Southeast experts

The Auburn University College of Agriculture and its fellow land-grant universities throughout the Southeast are jointly hosting a conference next month to address the potential of artificial intelligence, robotics and automation in agriculture. Titled “Envisioning 2050 in... more »

Verdant Robotics has multi-action autonomous farm robot for specialty crops

To meet farmers’ demands for more sustainable and profitable growing practices, Hayward, California-based Verdant Robotics announced the expansion of its robot-as-a-service (RaaS) model to ensure access for more specialty crop farmers today. Founded in late... more »

Automated fruit picking system named Agrifuture Concept Winner 2022

Kubota Corp. and President and Representative Director Yuichi Kitao were honored as Agrifuture Concept Winner 2022 at Agritechnica, a large farm machinery exhibition. The winning concept; automated fruit picking system developed jointly with Tevel Aerobotics... more »

Kubota introduces next generation tractor models to its Legacy L Series

Kubota Tractor Corp. announced Feb. 15 two new models to its legacy Standard L Series compact tractor line with the addition of the L3302 and the L3902. Kubota’s L Series was the first tractor that... more »

New Jesey ag department, Rowan collaborate for online mapping tool

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Rowan University GeoSpatial Research Lab to provide an online tool that allows users in the agricultural community to access, view and print soils reports by tax... more »

Western Growers releases inaugural Global Harvest Automation Report

Growers are keen to adopt automation to bridge the growing labor gap and ensure that their crops can be picked in time, according to the Global Harvest Automation Report, a first-of-its-kind study commissioned by Western... more »

‘Orchard of the Future’ effort between the Netherlands, Washington state eyed

In February 2021 partners in Washington state and the Netherlands signed a collaboration agreement focused on the Orchard of the Future. With this agreement the partners, 25 in total, expressed the desire to work towards... more »

AgCode marks 20 years of software solutions for specialty crops

This month, farm management software company AgCode celebrates 20 years of operation. AgCode began with its single-platform farm management system in January 2002 as a solution for grapes and vines, and now serves more than... more »

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From the orchard to TikTok

New Michigan Hort Society president secures his niche

Specialty crop ‘ambassadors’ take time to explain farming

FIRA-USA agriculture robotic show photos

Texas conference helps growers battle pests, weeds

Tart cherry industry seeks brand protections

PickTrace labor management expands services

USDA specialty crop, organic insurance expands

Michigan blueberry growers absorb latest tips

New small fruit specialist joins MSU

UF evaluates grapes for Florida winemaking

Cherry Marketing Institute expanding export markets

H-2A program in need of repair

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