Farm Futures: New gadgets could help farm’s bottom line

Farm Futures: New gadgets could help farm’s bottom line

Imagine a tractor that weighs no more than a motorcycle, lightly threading its way through your fields to deliver fertilizer or weed control 24/7 as you relax over coffee. Or a squad of drones locked on to a weed infestation based on a GPS-generated field map,...
Prairie Farmer: Sprayer drones show potential in ag

Prairie Farmer: Sprayer drones show potential in ag

Drones can’t carry the volume that herbicide applicators cart across fields in massive rigs. But three businesses — Biosorb, Nardo Agribotics and Rantizo — argue they don’t have to. Well-timed applications of as little as 1 ounce per acre can treat the hot spots of a...
AgriView: Ag tech shines at AgTech Day

AgriView: Ag tech shines at AgTech Day

Several companies that have developed new agricultural technologies talked to investors about those new technologies at AgTech Venture Day, held Oct. 2 in Johnson Creek. Rantizo has designed an electrostatic sprayer that charges particles and causes them to coat plant...