Robotics/Labor Savers Stories

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Robotics/Labor SaversCool Idea: Details On Robotic Planter Challenge Revealed
November 18, 2015
Teams representing the educational and business sectors are entered to compete in the 2016 agBot Challenge, which will be held Read More
Data ManagementAGCO Launches New 3D Robotics Platform-Based UAV
August 4, 2015
AGCO Corp. announces the arrival of the SOLO AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversAgRobotics Purchased By Agronomic Innovations
July 28, 2014
Agronomic Innovations announces the purchase of AgRobotics and its patented AutoProbe precision soil sampler. The two privately held companies did not disclose the sale price. Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversCan Ag Robots Clear The Obstacles?
July 9, 2014
There are many potential efficiency gains that reliable robotic technology could bring to agriculture, and innovative manufacturers are making progress. But much work remains before they're ready for prime time. Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversBlue River: Making Ag Robots A Reality
March 25, 2014
If robotic technology is the next logical step for variable rate, then this CA-based outfit's effort to incorporate robotic technology into large-scale row crop agriculture is something to watch. Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversRobotics Company Secures Nearly $12 Million In Capital
October 29, 2013
Harvest Automation, a company focused on bringing robotics to the field of agriculture, has successfully closed $11.75M in Series C financing. Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversSurvey: Your Help Needed For UAV/Robotics Research
October 9, 2013
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is conducting a survey of agriculture stakeholders to better understand industry needs. Please take a few moments to fill out the brief survey. Read More
Packing/PostharvestFruit Focus: WSU Lands Grant For Robotic Tree Fruit Harvesting
September 26, 2013
A research team will examine how humans and robots may eventually team up for high-tech fruit harvest. Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversRise Of The Robo-Weed Killer
November 8, 2012
Perspective   I got the chance to catch up with an ag technology friend today, thanks to the power of Facebook. Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversAgRobotics Adds To Management Ranks
June 9, 2010
Charles V. Michell, Jr. has been named President and COO for North Little Rock, Ark. based AgRobotics, LLC. The company Read More
Trending Articles
Business ManagementBeing a Great Team Player in the Precision Agriculture Game
March 15, 2018
Only great team players who are great teammates, have the potential to get championship results. Each player on the team Read More
Dr Brian Arnall Oklahoma State Paul Schrimpf
Excellence AwardsOpen For Nominations: PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence Honor Outstanding Achievement in Ag Technology
March 7, 2018
Nominate an outstanding individual for one of four PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence. Recipients will be honored at a special ceremony during the 2018 InfoAg Conference in July. Read More
AmericasCrop Scouting in Brazil Improves Through Intelligent Pest Monitoring Systems
February 28, 2018
About nine years ago, shortly after finishing my graduation, my first job was as a monitor of pests and disease Read More
Events12 Groundbreaking AgTech Startups Selected to Pitch at AgLaunch Startup Station
February 22, 2018
AgLaunch is bringing its Startup Station pitch event back to the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show for a second time Read More
Industry NewsNFMS 2018: Case IH Talks Autonomous Agriculture, Announces Pilot Program
February 20, 2018
Since the reveal of the autonomous concept vehicle, Case IH has been evolving the technology and further defining automation and Read More
AsiaCloud-based Irrigation Could Double India’s Crop Yield and Halve Water Use
February 12, 2018
A cloud-based, micro-irrigation system tested on a farm in India has cut water use by up to 80%  and doubled Read More
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Industry NewsIndustrial IoT Company Intros Remote Asset Monitoring S…
March 16, 2018
FreeWave Technologies today announced the general availability of the WAVECONTACT WC30i-AXIS Wireless Angle Sensor. This sensor measures thief hatch states Read More
Decision Support SoftwareOpinion: The Missing Link in Precision Agriculture
March 15, 2018
The agtech boom over the last two years is indeed astonishing. Farmers are becoming more open to new, emerging technologies Read More
Sensors/IoTEstimating Field Weather and Soil Conditions
March 15, 2018
There is a favorite expression of mine that I love to apply to meteorology: “Measure with a micrometer, mark it Read More
Filling The Planter from Cab
Service ProvidersPrecision Agriculture: What is it?
March 15, 2018
If we look at the title of the article, all of you will come to an answer. These answers will Read More
Business ManagementBeing a Great Team Player in the Precision Agriculture …
March 15, 2018
Only great team players who are great teammates, have the potential to get championship results. Each player on the team Read More
AmericasJanzen: What You Need to Know About Congress’ Agr…
March 15, 2018
Via Janzen Ag Law Blog: Senators Amy Klobuchar and John Thune have introduced Senate Bill 2487, the “Agricultural Data Act Read More
Farmer tractor tablet
Data ManagementAg’s Digital Revolution: What’s Holding Us Back?
March 15, 2018
Data is undeniably a valuable asset. Yet, in the ag ecosystem, who’s seeing the value from it? A recent article Read More
PrecisionAg InstitutePrecisionAg Institute Whitepaper Library
March 14, 2018
Welcome to the PrecisionAg Institute Whitepaper library! Here you will find free whitepapers and case studies from the PrecisionAg Institute Partners Read More
Africa/Middle EastAgTech Startup Wefarm Secures New Financing Round
March 14, 2018
Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, has secured $5 million in additional seed funding, led by Silicon-Valley based True Read More
Spensa platform
Industry NewsAg Tech News: DTN Acquires Spensa to Boost Predictive M…
March 14, 2018
DTN announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spensa Technologies, according to a press release on Read More
Industry NewsAg Tech News: BioLumic Garners $5 Million in Series A
March 14, 2018
BioLumic, creators of the first ultraviolet (UV) crop yield enhancement system, today announced the close of $5 million in Series A financing. Read More
UAV drone
DronesFlorida Specialty Crops: Realizing the Benefits of Prec…
March 13, 2018
Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis recently joined the faculty at UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (SWFREC) in Immokalee, writes Frank Read More
Data ManagementAgReliant Genetics, The Climate Corp. Collaborate on Da…
March 13, 2018
AgReliant Genetics, the third largest seed company in North America, and The Climate Corp., a subsidiary of Monsanto Co., have Read More
Sensors/IoT6 IoT Trends to Watch in 2018
March 9, 2018
With increased value provided by edge computing to security improvements with Blockchain integration, IoT platforms across the board are just Read More
EuropeJohn Deere to Acquire Carbon Fiber Boom Manufacturer in…
March 9, 2018
Agriculture is a tough business to be in, even with a booming economy the ag world is still taking its Read More
Data ManagementOpinion: Ag Data Sells, But Who’s Buying?
March 9, 2018
Indulge me and let’s beat a dead horse together. We all know that data is a huge deal these days. Read More
Industry NewsAutonomous Solutions Announces Autonomous Vehicle Pilot…
March 7, 2018
Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) technology will be used in two pilot programs with large scale commercial growers in California. A Read More
Precision IrrigationLindsay Event Puts Focus on Precision Irrigation and Sm…
March 7, 2018
Lindsay Corp., a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, today hosted Water Matters 3.6.18 Read More