Technology

Spinout signs agreement with Bosch to further development of harvesting robots

Fieldwork Robotics, a University of Plymouth (United Kingdom) spinout company, has signed an agreement with international electronics giant Robert Bosch Ltd to speed development of its robot crop-harvesting technology. The collaboration will see engineers from... more »

Pace International launches new website

Pace International, a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The new portal, www.paceint.com, debuts a host of fresh... more »

PMA Takes on Tech Podcast seeks to turn tech talk to industry action

Produce Marketing Association has released the third episode of the PMA Takes on Tech Podcast and the fourth is slotted to drop this week. The podcast series, hosted by Vonnie Estes, vice president of technology... more »

Wheeler joins Agricultural Technology and Production Management Program

Teacher and scientist Tadd Wheeler is joining Washington State University's Agricultural Technology and Production Management Program, helping prepare students for promising careers that blend technological know-how with modern agriculture. Starting on July 15, Wheeler will... more »

Rantizo receives swarm application approval, first company to do so

Iowa City, Iowa-based Rantizo announced that it is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for operation of multiple drone swarms nationwide. This waiver allows for the safe operation of three autonomous drone sprayers by... more »

Bayer, Prospera Technologies to develop digital solutions for greenhouse growers

As part of its commitment to helping growers sustainably meet increasing global needs through digital solutions, Bayer has entered a strategic partnership with Prospera Technologies Inc., an AI data analytics company, specializing in machine learning.... more »

Deere makes MY21 updates to popular 7R, 8R Tractors

John Deere announces several updates and additions to its popular lineup of 7R and 8R Tractors for the 2021 model year. The MY21 tractors can now be ordered with deliveries starting in November. New to the... more »

Electric vehicles in agriculture: ‘Now is the time’

Cars electrify, now farm vehicles. The new 215-page IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030" explains. According to a news release, this is a drill-down from the popular report, “Electric Vehicles in Construction,... more »


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