Technology

FMC has new precision agriculture platform for preemptive pest control

FMC Corp. has announced a precision agriculture platform designed to enable growers to more accurately predict pest pressure before it becomes problematic. Arc farm intelligence is the first mobile platform to use predictive modeling based on... more »

Valley Irrigation, Prospera add acres covered by AI crop detection service

Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced April 29 they are expanding their artificial intelligence-based crop monitoring and detection service, Valley Insights to commercial growers in select areas of Washington, Texas, Nebraska and Idaho, quadrupling the coverage area in... more »

JBT commits to continuing to build on strong record for sustainability

JBT Corporation, the technology solutions provider to the global food and beverage industry, has committed to continuing to support customers worldwide improve sustainability through an increase in yields, a reduction in unnecessary wastage and greater... more »

Key Technology introduces integrated sorting system for fresh-cut apples

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces its new sorting system for fresh-cut apple products. This versatile solution integrates Key’s Iso-Flo shakers, rotary sizing and grading systems, belt conveyors and... more »

Munckhof chooses partner to supply the controls for its Pluk-O-Trak

An adequate harvesting workforce and a speedy response to new customer requirements. These are the current challenges for businesses that grow fruit, nuts and olives. According to a news release, Munckhof Fruit Tech Innovators aims... more »

Deere begins production of protective face shields for healthcare workers.

John Deere, in collaboration with the UAW, the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, announced April 9 it is producing protective face shields at John Deere Seeding Group in Moline, Illinois.... more »

Tools developed to help fruit harvesting, processing

The benefits of being able to assess fruit quality and maturity in the field and in storage are many. Knowing the best time to harvest, store or process fruit can extend shelf life, ensure quality,... more »

AgBiome named a 2020 Thrive Top 50 growth stage company

AgBiome Inc., which develops products from microbes isolated from the soil microbiome, announced for the third year in a row the company has been included in the Thrive Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of... more »


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