Technology

Harvest CROO Robotics’ strawberry platform supported

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant worth up to $1 million. It is to be administered in two phases to Harvest CROO Robotics, supporting the foundation’s mission to answer the need for agricultural... more »

United Fresh names senior technology adviser

Nathan Dorn has joined United Fresh's team as senior technology adviser to help build its education and trade show technology platform, supporting the new United FreshTEC Conference & Expo, June 13-15, 2017 in Chicago. Dorn... more »

Nanostructured biosensors detect pesticides

When does too much of a good thing become a bad thing? That’s the question Jonathan Claussen, assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his team of researchers aim to help... more »

Western Growers seeks applicants for $30,000 scholarship

The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program provides the winner with residence at an agtech incubator designed to assist start-up companies who are... more »

Research points to effective agricultural safety mobile apps

Researchers at the National Farm Medicine Center led development and testing of an evaluation framework to help judge the overall worth of a mobile app. Their findings appear in the current issue of the Journal... more »

NWMHRC receives new Blosi platform

The Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center (NWMHRC) recently received their newest piece of equipment thanks to funds provided by the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission. The NWMHRC staff had the opportunity to test three orchard platforms... more »

Equipment manufacturers integrate AgGateway’s ADAPT

A leading group of equipment manufacturers will soon release products to manage data across different precision agriculture systems - regardless of the system manufacturer, thanks to AgGateway's ADAPT conversion toolkit. "The ADAPT framework removes the... more »

Naturipe invests in Harvest CROO Robotics

Naturipe Berry Growers has joined the list of strawberry industry investors supporting Harvest CROO Robotics. With the support of Naturipe, now more than 20 percent of the U.S. strawberry industry has invested in Harvest CROO... more »

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