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Category: Technology

DeLaval’s V300 voluntary milking system features precision, full connectivity

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 12, 2018

Attendees of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, at Woodstock, ON, were treated this week to North America’s first look at DeLaval’s VMS V300 in...Read more »

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Wheat School: Smart(phone) help for cereal aphid scouting

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 6, 2018

Tyler Wist, research scientist, field crop entomology, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada greenhouse, Saskatoon, SK

Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) has, until now, never developed an app. Until now, that is, with the launch of a new app called CAM. The...Read more »

Smart Ag commercializing an aftermarket driverless tractor kit

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 3, 2018

(photos courtesy Smart Ag)

An aftermarket kit that turns a regular tractor into an autonomous machine made its Farm Progress Show debut in Boone, Iowa this week. Smart Ag,...Read more »

South West Ag Partners sells Veritas Farm Management

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 28, 2018

Photo by denisbin (Flickr CC BY-ND 2.0).

The news South West Ag Partners, the Chatham-based ag input and grain dealer, has reached an agreement to sell its subsidiary Veritas Farm Management...Read more »

Automation is changing modern farming

By: Remi Schmaltz

August 20, 2018

Agriculture in the modern age is changing rapidly. Rising global population and shifting trade policies affect the pricing, supply chain, and...Read more »

PAMI takes bin sensors to a whole new level

By: Dale Leftwich

August 16, 2018

Bin sensors, PAMI

When bin sensors first came along it was a huge improvement over simply shoving a metal rod through the bin door in some ways. Because sensors are...Read more »

BIXS updates name ahead of going public

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 14, 2018

Cattle traceability platform BIXS is getting a rebrand ahead of its parent Business Information Exchange Systems (BIXS) moving forward on plans to go...Read more »

City kids connect farmers to consumers in ‘Before the Plate’

By: Bernard Tobin

August 7, 2018

What do you get when you connect two ‘city kid’ filmmakers, a world-class chef, and nine farmers and their families? You get Before The Plate, a...Read more »

Xarvio launches weed identification app

By: Dale Leftwich

August 2, 2018

Xarvio weed identification app, Warren Bills

What if you could just point your phone at a weed and the phone would tell you what you were looking at? At one time it was a huge breakthrough to be...Read more »

EU’s top court rules new biotech techniques are GMO

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 25, 2018

A ruling by the European Union’s (EU) top court states that food produced by a series of new biotechnology breeding techniques, such as...Read more »

Yes, you can build your own autonomous tractor

By: Realag Machinery Insider

July 17, 2018

Many situations have two scenarios: one where a problem is looking for a technology, or the other where technology exists and is looking for a...Read more »

Corn School: Aqua-Till trades coulter for water jet

By: Bernard Tobin

July 13, 2018

Ever consider replacing your planter disc openers with high-pressured water jets? The concept is called aqua-till. The idea has been pioneered by the...Read more »

Pattison debuts 120-foot prototype for autonomous spraying

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 25, 2018

Field testing is slated to begin this week on a prototype 120-foot sprayer designed to be loaded onto the DOT field robot for autonomous spraying....Read more »

Profitability quest driving adoption of field data management software

By: Owen Roberts

June 11, 2018

More Canadian farmers believe that the need for improved profitability will prompt them to use field data management software in the future — and...Read more »

GPS beacon tracks equipment activity, and maps where bales are dropped

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 14, 2018

Using technology from a sensor made by Fliegl, Austrian farm machinery company Pöttinger has debuted a GPS beacon designed to track the...Read more »