Technology

Blue River Technology purchased by Deere & Company

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, which is based in Sunnyvale, California and is a leader in applying machine learning to agriculture. "We welcome the opportunity to work... more »

Washington apple pressing, cider making displayed

Fruit trees abound in Seattle, Washington and its surrounding metro areas — and that’s a sweet opportunity for its community members to that nearby fruit and create crisp cider. Attendees can celebrate fall and its... more »

Penn State students tackle apple harvest assist unit

In a small workshop, just north of the Ag Arena on Penn State’s University Park campus, Quinn Holland, a biological engineering major with the agricultural engineering option, talks about a half-assembled contraption that sits in... more »

Traceability system has better processing, management functions

Dynamic Systems, a Redmond, Washington developer of  real-time traceability systems, said it has made upgrades to the SIMBA Touchscreen and Tablet to provide faster processing at receiving.   SIMBA gives the processor the ability to... more »

OSU field day to highlight farm management, technology

The Mahoning County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting a field day Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ward Campbell Farm, 11440 Palmyra Road in North Jackson. The focus of... more »

Companies partner to promote sustainable management practices

Alta Energy, a renewable energy procurement and management services provider, has partnered with sustainability consulting firm Measure to Improve, LLC, to offer the produce industry a proactive approach to improving the sustainability of operations through... more »

Calibrate your sprayer to save money on pesticides

Pickup trucks need occasional tuneups and oil changes, so it stands to reason that a boom sprayer needs a checkup at least once a year before it’s driven out of the barn and onto fields... more »

New Green Ox & Box shipping kit available

The Green Ox & Box, an all-in-one corrugated packing and shipping kit, is now available from Green Ox Pallet Technology. The kit offers cost savings, revenue opportunities, and shipping options for unique shipping protocols, according... more »

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