Technology

New general manager named at Groundwork BioAg

Groundwork BioAg, a global bioagriculture company, has named Andrew Duff as general manager for North America. Duff’s more than 20 years of experience in biostimulants, seed technology and U.S.... more »

Biotech collaboration to help Bayer improve crop protection

To advance innovations in crop protection, Bayer has started a collaboration with biotech company Oerth Bio to develop the next generation of more sustainable crop protection products. Oerth Bio’s unique protein degradation technology possesses the... more »

New NuPlant plant tissue culture propagation system released

NuPlant is introducing SmartClone, an advanced plant tissue culture propagation system designed to rapidly deliver significantly improved plants from breeding programs for multiple species, according to a news release. SmartClone uses precision robotics to deliver... more »

IFTA conference early registration deadline approaching

The deadline is nearing for early discounts at the International Fruit Tree Association’s Annual Conference and Tour. The event, scheduled for Feb. 12-15 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan, includes two full... more »

Automated FruitScout honored for precision farming products

Automated FruitScout (AFS) has won recognition for its precision crop load management technology. AFS was named a Top 10 Precision Farming Solution Provider by Agri Business Review Magazine. The yearly list recognizes and promotes innovation... more »

Right to repair agreement inked by Farm Bureau, Deere

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and John Deere signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that ensures farmers’ and ranchers’ right to repair their own farm equipment. Signed at the 2023 AFBF Convention in San... more »

New automated beneficials dispenser at Biobest

Biological control and pollination products provider Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help control pests such as mites. Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help... more »

Vertical gardens being built in Kansas schools

Public schools in Washington, Kansas, are participating in a project constructing vertical gardens. A $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institutes of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is funding a pilot education program... more »

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