Technology

AgBiome gets new sister company, LifeEdit

Cambridge-based cell and gene therapy holding company ElevateBio, and AgBiome, a leader in developing innovative products from natural microbial communities, announced Nov. 16 that LifeEDIT Therapeutics has joined ElevateBio’s growing portfolio of companies. According to... more »

John Deere introduces AutoPath for more accurate row guidance

To help producers more accurately document and follow each row of crops in fields throughout the season, John Deere introduces AutoPath™. This new precision ag application uses data collected from the first pass in the... more »

Interpoma Startup Award designates nomination of the finalists

Space for quality innovation at Interpoma Connects - Digital Days for the Apple Economy, the digital appointment dedicated to the apple organized by Bolzano/Bozen Exhibition Center in Bolzano, Italy, on Nov. 19-20. Among the initiatives... more »

Fecon Stumpex 2-speed touted for eradicating stumps 50% faster

Lebanon, Ohio-based Fecon has upgraded their Stumpex auger-type stump grinder to include a 2-Speed hydraulic motor for faster stump removal, especially on soft woods. Designed to maximize 100% of machine output, the Stumpex 2-Speed improves... more »

Virtual Grow-NY Summit to feature food and ag innovation

Smart drones that distribute beneficial insects on crops, packaging materials to extend the shelf life of bread, and technology to transform food waste into nutrients for hydroponic farming – these are a few of the... more »

New UC Merced engineering research center to focus on ag technology

By 2050, the U.S. population is estimated to grow to 400 million, and the world population to 9.1 billion, requiring a 70% increase in global food production. UC Merced is one of four campuses across... more »

USDA funds Conservation innovation with $14.6M in tools, technology development

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $14.6 million in grants to support the development of innovative systems, tools, and technologies for production and conservation on agricultural lands. Funds are provided through... more »

Toro launches 6/8-inch interior diameter drip tape

Toro innovated its Aqua-Traxx drip tape product family. Improving drip irrigation designs and efficiencies, new Toro Aqua-Traxx Sweet Spot drip tape is a 6/8” Interior Diameter (ID) drip tape that gives growers a one-of-a-kind product... more »

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