Technology

Water accounting system production forecasting win Colorado tech award

SWIIM, a water accounting system with its on-farm grower dashboard, was the judge's top pick at the Second Annual Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association's (CFVGA) Tech Pitch. The competition, which featured four of the... more »

AEM report: Ag equipment sales remain positive overall

U.S. sales of ag tractors and combines remained in the plus column for February, according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Total U.S. February 2-wheel-drive tractor sales grew 17.3... more »

Update session focuses on remote sensing, drone technology

Remote Sensing Technologies LLC and Michigan State University Extension have collaborated to offer a remote sensing and drone technology update workshop from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on March 21, 2019, at the Eaton County MSU Extension office, 551 Courthouse Drive Suite One,... more »

Equipment modifications, trials featured in IFTA tour

New equipment – everything from a harvest surveillance system to netting to protect from hail – were featured in a tour on the final day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) annual conference Feb.... more »

Tractor skills and safety training video released

Washington State Tree Fruit Association is pleased to announce the release of a tractor safety training video for orchard workers in partnership with G.S. Long Co. Tractors are incredibly powerful machines and are an essential... more »

Smart Yields among winners in Swiss ag innovation challenge

Hawaii-based agriculture technology company Smart Yields is among 16 winners in a global innovation challenge hosted by the Canton of Fribourg in western Switzerland. The Canton of Fribourg launched the publicly sponsored Agri & Co... more »

Wheatsheaf Group buys Purfresh, a CA systems provider

Wheatsheaf Group Limited recently purchased a majority stake in Purfresh, a global provider of controlled atmosphere systems. Purfresh systems are marketed as reducing the risk of high-value cargo loss through spoilage in refrigerated ocean shipping containers.... more »

Agrothermal Systems introduces new machines for produce

A new machine has been added to the Agrothermal line of machines featuring the flexibility to treat both row and vertical crops with just a switch of the vent assembly. The Agrotherm XR1 is the... more »


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