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Ceres Imaging Announces an Expanded Platform Partnership Agreement with The Climate Corporation

Ceres Imaging, an aerial spectral imagery and analytics company that improves decision making by providing farmers a comprehensive view of their farm, announced an expanded platform partnership...
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Doing Cool Things with CRISPR

Young scientists are pushing the boundaries of a new technology that is revolutionizing the field of genomics. Josiah Zayner is taking science out of the lab and into the kitchen,...
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What Does Climate Change Mean for the Future of Agriculture?

Industry analysts say those involved in today’s seed business and agriculture are in for some big bumps in the road. While Mother Nature tends to wreak havoc on agricultural production...

Companies Invest in Decision-Support Technology

Seed companies expand in-field support using the latest in data science. Options abound in the world of precision agriculture with many of the latest technology and tools bearing the same...

Smart Lights Communicate with Plants

This Georgia-based horticultural lighting company’s new adaptive LED lights literally communicate with plants to control the amount of light they receive. In an effort to grow plants at a faster...

Authority in the Air

Will new regulations inhibit or increase the use of UAS? More than 1 million drones were placed under Christmas trees this past month, meaning that even more hobbyists and commercial...
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Ensuring Seed Quality

Ensuring Seed Quality From more efficient testing methods to high-speed seed counters with imaging capabilities, seed testing is rapidly becoming a critical player in the seed sector today. Seed is a...

Deflectors Help to Reduce Dust

New research shows that the use of deflectors on planters helps to reduce pollinator exposure to dust from treated seed. With the goal of protecting pollinators from seed treatment dust...

Of Plants and Processors

Plant breeding trends are affecting changes in food processing equipment and processes. Food processing equipment manufacturers are increasingly under pressure to alter designs of large-scale machinery to accommodate new varieties...
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New Equipment Promises Even More Efficiency

New Equipment Promises Even More Efficiency The seed industry is always looking to improve its processes, and new technologies coming on market are making that possible. Efficiency. It’s something the seed...

Bayer Expands Digital Innovation Pipeline at The Climate Corporation

The Climate Corporation (Climate), a subsidiary of Bayer and the industry leader in bringing digital innovation to farmers, today announced strong harvest results for farmers using Seed Advisor, its...
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Eliminate Endpoint Subjectivity

If the seed treatment-mixing period is too short, the seed treatment isn’t applied to the seed homogenously. If the mixing period is too long, the treatment gets too dry...

Eyes in the Sky

How one company looks to measure canopy temperature to reduce plant stress. For the past several years, researchers have been working to figure out how drone technology can benefit crop...

Danforth Plant Science Center Develops Versatile Field Phenotyping to Benefit Farmers

Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are leveraging expertise in crop phenotyping with the development of the PheNode, a smart, farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station...
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Making Sense of Sensors, and the Internet of Agriculture

Just as we increasingly live in a digital world, so too are we more and more living in a world of sensors. These devices measure sound, radiation, light, heat and...
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A New Tool for Plant Breeders

New Tool for Breeders PINTO provides transparency to plant breeders. A new tool is available to breeders around the world in search of patent details related to plant varieties commercially available in...

Some Solutions Breed Challenges

In delivering farmers a better, higher-yielding soybean, it also became tougher to harvest. Over the years, plant breeders have been working to create more efficient soybeans by enhancing the genetics....
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Cross Pollination

Cereal Stocks Recover Food commodity markets are becoming more balanced and less price-volatile than in recent years thanks to improved supplies and a recovery in global inventories of cereals, according...
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Equipment and Technology Showcase

Built on Tradition Hagie Manufacturing provides the most innovative crop protection solutions in the industry. In 1947, Ray Hagie invented the world’s first self-propelled sprayer and founded the company. Three...

World’s Largest Field Phenotyping Robot Unveiled

Global plant phenotyping specialist LemnaTec has unveiled the largest field robot in the world, capable of continuously monitoring the development of crops under real growing conditions. The new Field Scanalyzer...