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  • Agriculture Gives Unmanned Aerial Vehicles a New Purpose

    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes referred to as “drones,” have found a use beyond the military. According to Rory Paul, founder and CEO of Volt Aerial Robotics, a UAV company, the sky’s the limit for what these devices offer farmers. “UAVs will be very useful, efficient and economical in scouting crops for diseases and other pests and also for surveying crop ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Are Flying to the Farm

    Aerial drones, a technology perhaps best known for helping hunt terrorists on the other side of the globe, may soon begin helping U.S. farmers monitor what's happening in their fields collecting agriculture data. In Georgia, a group of state and federal officials - along with members of industry and academia - has been working since 2009 to develop a drone that can save a farmer's time and ...


    By Associated Press

  • New solar-powered tractor to reduce agricultural emissions

    Modern agriculture is heavily dependent on fossil fuels. A recent study suggests a solar-powered, agricultural electric vehicle, the 'Multi-purpose Solar Tractor', could avert 23.3 tonnes of greenhouse gases every year, compared to a conventional vehicle. The vehicles will be particularly suitable for Mediterranean countries where sunlight is plentiful. Tractors are typically diesel-powered, ...

  • Precision Agriculture Webinar offered Jan. 20

    The more data farmers and producers can access regarding their fields, the better they can make decisions regarding how to manage their farm operations, experts say. But boiling down information from field monitored data, satellite data and remote sensing data captured using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles can sometimes be challenging, said Greg LaBarge, an Ohio State University Extension field ...


    By Ohio State University

  • U.S. departments of agriculture and energy announce funding for Biomass Research and Development Initiative

    To support President Obama's goal of reducing America's oil imports by one-third by 2025, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) today jointly announced up to $30 million over three to four years that will support research and development in advanced biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products. The projects funded through the Biomass Research and Development ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Topcon names Wilson new agricultural test engineer for North America product testing

    Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA) has named Jared Wilson as ag test engineer for the North America market. Wilson will report to Kurtis Kenne, TPA manager of global field testing. Kenne said, “Jared brings a well-rounded ag background to this position. In addition to growing up on a family farm in Iowa, he has a degree in Agronomy and has worked in both the crop and equipment sides of ...

  • New Wireless and Sustainability Report Reveals Big Cost Savings and Efficiencies for Transportation, Energy, Agriculture and Government Sectors

    An emerging wireless-enabled environment has the potential to drive billions of dollars in energy savings and reshape how American industry, agriculture and the public sector approach sustainability, according to a report authored by BSR that was sponsored and released today by CTIA-The Wireless ...

  • Agritechnica 2013

    Agritechnica 2013 will take place from 10 to 16 November 2013 at the Exhibition Grounds Hanover. As one of the most important international trade fair for agricultural technology it offers the world of technology for the professional production plants to the visitors. Sensors for agricultural and off-road vehicles. Agricultural and off-road vehicles operate in harsh and ...


    By TT Electronics

  • 2010 Washington state NRCS conservation innovation

    The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based ...

  • BKT tyres also now available in Switzerland from Bohnenkamp

    With immediate effect, Bohnenkamp AG, with its headquarters in Osnabrück, Germany, is taking over the Indian manufacturer BKT’s (Balkrishna Industries Limited) agricultural and OTR tyre sales in Switzerland. After Germany, the Netherlands, Czech Republic and Slovakia, the alpine nation is the fifth country where you can purchase BKT tyres through Bohnenkamp’s pan European ...


    By Bohnenkamp AG

  • Eaton Introduces remote pressure and inverse proportional pressure controls for X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps

    Power management company Eaton today announced that its X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps now has inverse proportional pressure control and remote pressure control options for improved system efficiency in applications, including construction, mining, agriculture and on-highway equipment. The inverse proportional pressure control (IPPC) allows fan speed to be controlled independent of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Scottish seaweed may help tackle climate change

    Scotland’s seaweed could be the latest weapon in the fight against climate change, according to a new report commissioned by The Crown Estate and conducted by researchers at The Scottish Association for Marine Science. The report details the potential of farming marine algae to be used to produce biomass to heat homes and fuel transport while avoiding the problems associated with biofuels, such ...


    By The Crown Estate

  • Now available: Leica SteerDirect ES Plus for more powerful and accurate steering in precision farming

    Leica Geosystems today released the Leica SteerDirect ES Plus, the electric steering system for farmers who seek a brand independent retrofit solution for their auto steering needs. Using Leica SteerDirect ES Plus farmers benefit from improved accuracy, diminished skips and overlaps, and reduced operator fatigue.   The Leica ...


    By Leica Geosystems AG

  • JMA & JMI Models Now Offer 4-20mA Output

    The JMA-100/200/300 accelerometer and JMI-100/200 inclinometer series, the latest additions to Jewell Instruments’ MEMS sensor line, are now available with 4-20mA output (JMA-L, JMI-L). This output option provides ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • PrimeTech: Low ground pressure guaranteed!

    PrimeTech is a company specializing in the manufacturing of tracked prime movers for forestry, agricultural and road use. The product range includes three models: the PT-200 with 180 hp, the PT-300 with 275 hp and the PT400 with 415 hp; each one has been designed to ensure maximum performance and productivity. The tracked PrimeTech carriers have a very important advantage over similar models in ...

  • 42nd edition of EIMA International 2016

    The 42nd edition of Eima International 2016 has ended; this is the main international exhibition in the field of agriculture and forest and takes place every second year in Bologna. This year again, Energreen has succeeded in establishing itself on the international market, showing its complete range of Robots (RoboZERO, RoboECO, RoboGREEN, RoboMAX e RoboPOWER), whose power output is between 33 ...


    By Energreen s.r.l.

  • Sentera Partners with RDO Equipment Co. to Offer UAV Solutions

    Sentera-RDO Equipment partnership brings complete UAV solution packages to RDO Customers Sentera is excited to announce its partnership with RDO Equipment Co., a total solutions provider with 78 stores servicing the agriculture, construction, environmental, surveying, and irrigation industries. The RDO Equipment partnership augments RDO’s already robust product ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Kubota and Vermeer Announce Strategic Marketing Alliance

    Alliance with Kubota Involves Vermeer Forage Equipment for the Agricultural Market TORRANCE, Calif. - Kubota Tractor Corporation and Vermeer Corporation announce a strategic marketing alliance for the sale of performance-matched, allied-approved, Vermeer forage equipment. The combination Kubota and Vermeer Dealers now have the opportunity to sell Vermeer forage equipment, such as balers, rakes ...


    By Vermeer

  • Over 25 Million Acres of Images Captured by Single Drone Solutions Company

    Sentera, LLC, sensors have officially captured over 25 million acres of images. Sentera’s AgVault™ 2.0 Software translates this imagery into actionable data for the precision agriculture industry. Sentera’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision sensors, and software are ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • 1st restocked Iowa turkey farmer talks lessons from bird flu

    Thousands of small young turkeys ran around the barns on the Moline family farm Monday near Manson, the first Iowa farm to restock birds after a bird flu outbreak decimated flocks in the Midwest. Owner Brad Moline, who farms with his father and brother, said it's a sign the industry is turning the page on an outbreak in which about 48 million birds died from the virus or where euthanized to ...


    By Associated Press

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