Technology

Laser system controls birds 

An autonomic laser bird control system helps reduce bird pests by providing non-lethal deterrence Ensuring the safe distance of birds from critical areas is a crucial concern for businesses, including ag operations, as avian presence... more »

Produce Pay adds transparency feature

ProducePay has a new feature that provides fresh produce marketers and retailers full transparency of produce shipments from the field to their final destination. In doing so, the solution ensures buyers of produce shipped from... more »

MSU offers spray drone education day

Michigan State University is hosting a workshop for spray drone owners. The new event, the Spray Drone Spring Fly-in, is an all-day workshop April 10 (in case of rain, it will be April 17) at... more »

U.S. AgTech innovation recognized by Irish foundation

Eamonn Keogh, distinguished professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California-Riverside, and John Hartnett, founder and CEO of SVG Ventures|THRIVE, have received honors for exceptional contributions to research and innovation.... more »

Bayer’s GenAI system generates immediate feedback

Bayer has developed a GenAI system to help farmers and agronomists in their daily work, quickly and accurately answering questions related to agronomy, farm management and Bayer ag products. The company has been using proprietary... more »

Sustainable pest management winegrape webinar focus

An upcoming webinar is deigned to inform winegrape growers about recent research on biological control in winegrapes. The WAVEx webinar is scheduled for March 21 from 12:30–1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The event is sponsored by... more »

BeeHero provides pollination solutions for real-time decisions

BeeHero, a data-driven technology company founded in Israel in 2017, is on a mission to future-proof global food security by saving bees and promoting sustainable pollination practices. The vision for this company stems from its... more »

Venture capital effort to help southwest Florida ag

In a move heralded as a first of its kind, a venture capital initiative launched in southwest Florida plans to focus on agricultural and AgTech investments. “Cap Table Nation” is a group of a dozen... more »

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