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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, ...

  • Scottish agricultural college achieve carbon masters standard

    Carbon Masters are delighted to announce that the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), which is now part of SRUC, has become the first college in the UK to successfully achieve the Carbon Masters Standard. SAC have achieved Tier 1 of the Carbon Masters Standard, with an impressive 17% reduction in carbon emissions achieved over the last 4 years. SAC have implemented a range of behaviour change ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • 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

  • RSF social finance launches food & agriculture PRI fund

    RSF Social Finance (RSF) is proud to announce the official launch of its Food & Agriculture Program‐Related Investing (PRI) Fund. RSF"s PRI Fund aims to increase the flow of funding to social enterprises in local and sustainable food and agriculture by unlocking a new source of patient capital for this important sector. Program‐Related Investing is a tool that allows foundations ...

  • Flood risk from modern agricultural practices can be mitigated with interventions

    In the face of substantial evidence that modern land use management practices have increased runoff at the local scale, a new study reveals changes in local land use management practices can reduce the risk of local flooding. However, there is little evidence so far that these local increases in runoff culminate in large-scale flooding effects. To address this lack of evidence, the researchers ...

  • 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

  • International and China Agricultural Machinery Market Report, 2011-2013

    Since the implementation of policy of subsidies for purchasing agricultural machinery in 2004, Chinese agricultural machinery industry has made great strides, which can be shown from the four as follows: ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Inc

  • Knorr-Bremse Enters Telematics Market with Microlise Deal

    The world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for commercial vehicles, Knorr-Bremse, is to enter into a partnership with UK based telematics provider Microlise in a move that will see a range of transport management products launched across Europe. The agreement between the two companies, announced at Automechanika 2016 in Frankfurt, will result in the launch of Knorr-Bremse ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

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