An Iowa-based company is marketing one of agriculture’s first driverless systems for tractors. Smart Ag, an ag technology firm in Ames, has successfully tested the system that allows existing farm equipment to become autonomous. Smart Ag is taking orders and will sell a limited number of the systems in 2018.
Mega funding rounds from companies like Farmers Business Network, Gingko Bioworks, Indigo Ag and Plenty are redefining the agtech investment landscape as we move into 2018. Read moreRead More »
Precision agriculture techniques could have substantial financial benefits for producers of hand-picked specialty crops, according to Professor Richard Sowers of University of Illinois. Read moreRead More »