A new $6 million infusion of investments is going to allow Rantizo, a spray drone service operator, to expand nationally its operator network for spray drone services and build on its new growth strategy.
In what is being touted as the biggest ag technology deal in history, AGCO, a major ag and technology equipment company, announced Thursday a joint venture with Trimble‘s portfolio of agricultural assets and technologies.
Witnesses at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Thursday called on Congress to provide more funding to bolster a broadband affordability program that is set to run out of money next year.
China says it is ready to join the plant biotechnology revolution, opening its fields to the widespread cultivation of genetically modified soybean and corn crops in an effort to bolster domestic production, but it’s unclear if the transformation will benefit U.S. exports.
As the costs of technologies go down and labor costs go up, farmers in all segments of agriculture see mechanization and artificial intelligence as opportunities to stay ahead. But numerous technological, regulatory and cost challenges will have to be overcome first.