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“Digital agriculture” aims to reduce emissions and toxic runoff

A climate revolution is beginning to take root in the agriculture industry. And it’s all because of a growing interest in synthetic microbes. Advocates say these specially designed microbes – when applied to seeds or fields – can help corn,…

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GERMANY WILL PROHIBIT THE KILLING OF MALE CHICKENS

The German government plans to ban the killing of male chicks after they hatch. According to official figures, this leads to the death of about 45 million birds a year in the country. The Cabinet has approved a law banning…

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90% success rate of the robotic tomato harvester

We’ve been following the development of the robot closely over the past couple of years, and now we have new news. Last year, MetoMotion partnered with De Ruiter to test the GRoW system at the De Ruiter Experience Centre. An…

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Farmers test drive an electric tractor

Non-profit leaders, researchers, scientists and farmers are teaming up to conduct the first field test of electric tractors in Oregon. The goal of the project is to identify the pros and cons of electric tractors. The team will study battery…

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Farmers in the USA are forced to break into tractors just to fix them

People began to grow food about 10,000 years ago, but the ancient Sapiens could not imagine that in the future, to harvest corn, they would first have to install a pirated Ukrainian firmware, and then sort out the OBD-II protocol…

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CNH INDUSTRIAL PRESENTS YOUNIVERSE – THE WORLD’S FIRST DIGITAL AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY FAIR

In a rapidly changing landscape, where the worldwide agricultural trade fair program has been seriously disrupted, CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) has devised an exceptionally innovative way of reconnecting with its customers, the world’s farmers and the…

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No glitches hopes

The championship will take place in Riversdale, Southland on April 10 and 11. “We got a little scared the other day when Oakland was blocked,” admits organizing committee spokesman Mark Dillon. “Covid really upset the whole world. I think we…

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Garden Trends Inc Acquires Hops Harvesting Equipment Manufacturer, HopsHarvester

Garden Trends Inc, parent company of Harris Seeds, is pleased to announce their acquisition of HopsHarvester, an equipment manufacturer specializing in harvesting and processing hops. HopsHarvester designs, manufactures, and sells machinery that enables hops growers to harvest their crops in a…

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Volvo VNR Electric qualifies for incentives in B.C., Quebec

“Funding and incentives are an important part of the total cost of ownership calculation for fleets deploying battery-electric trucks,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “With so many local and state-level funding opportunities available from coast to…

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Farmers Up Their Productivity with Automation Systems

Farmers are increasing yields, using less nutrients, using fewer workers, and getting more done each day by implementing Industry 4.0 smart equipment. Farmers are using automation to become better micromanagers. While the term, micromanaging, may have negative connotations, on the…

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