Breaking the low-cost, low-power, long-distance data transmission barrier

In Washington, University of Washington researchers have demonstrated for the first time that devices that run on almost zero power can transmit data across...

Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness Acquires Innovative Seed and Consulting

In Colorado, Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness, a precision agriculture technology company that focuses on plant protection chemistry, plant nutrition and seed technology, acquired Innovative Seed and...

National Farmers Union says withdrawing from the Paris Agreement hurts farmers and ranchers

In Washington, D.C., Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union, said President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement rejects science and...

Researchers develop robots to harvest cucumbers

In Germany, the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK is developing and testing a dual-arm robot for the automated harvesting of...

Insects make the largest seasonal migration in the world

In Israel, a multi-year, international insect migration study confirmed that insects migrate seasonally and that this movement constitutes the largest migration found in today’s...

Drones Not Going Anywhere But Up for PrecisionAg Farmers

In Washington, Dr. Lav Khot is working on several drone projects to help farmers with their precision ag methods. He is using drone thermal...

Streams are good regional environmental sensors

In Michigan, scientists at Michigan State University have shown that streams can be key health indicators of a region’s landscape. Using streams as sensors...

Improve your diet over time to reduce your premature death risk

In Massachusetts, a recent Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study found that people who improve the quality of their diets over time,...

Deveron UAS Signs Contract with Thompsons Ltd for Drone Remote Sensing Data

In Canada, Deveron UAS Corp, an agriculture drone data services company, signed a multi-year deal with Thompsons Ltd, an ag retailer that is a...

Plant Meat Matters kicks off to enable industrial-scale plant protein production

In the Netherlands, the Plant Meat Matters project, a four-year, public-private partnership kicked off to study the appearance, texture, taste and sustainability benefits of...

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