“Drones’ role in agriculture increasing”

NIR & Visible Camera Imaging “Dwayne Reed has a hard time imagining his job as an agricultural consultant without the use of a cellphone and drone.” ‘It’s all about plant health,’ Reed said. ‘Plants reflect and absorb light. Cameras measure

Low Temperature Evaporator Improves Natural Product Extraction

Free Technical Article Ipswich, UK. — Genevac has published a technical article that describes how its Rocket™ Synergy Evaporator has been used by the Technical University of Munich (Germany) as a sample preparation tool for extraction of active phytochemicals from

Aerial Thermal Sensing Helps Develop Crops More Resilient to Climate Change

The HeliPod™ thermal imaging system Meer, Belgium. —  FLIR Systems has published a new application note that describes how scientists at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility, CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Canberra (Australia) used the HeliPod™ thermal imaging system with a

RedEdge-M Multispectral Camera System

SPIE DCS 2018 | BOOTH NUMBER: 1034 Online — MicaSense helps agriculture specialists and companies make the right decisions for their fields through high quality data from our RedEdge sensor and informed analytics in Atlas. The RedEdgeM is the rugged,

Device Improves Measurement of Relative Humidity

Could Save Food Producers Thousands Newswise — A University of Vermont Extension professor has invented a $300 device that could save produce growers an average of $6,500 annually in improved storage conditions and artisanal cheese and meat producers up to

Using Data Loggers to Find Cooler Zones in a Greenhouse

Simple Greenhouse Monitoring Setup Aids in Climate Control CAS DataLoggers provided the data logging solution for a small greenhouse currently cultivating several species of herbs for cooking and medicinal purposes. From potting to product, each variety has to be kept at ideal growing conditions before sale. From his own experience, the owner preferred to maintain … Continued

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New Infrared Temperature Sensor and More

For TDR Soil Moisture Meter product line AURORA, IL, USA —-/CNW/ — Spectrum Technologies, Inc.,a manufacturer of plant measurement technology, has announced the addition of two accessories for the FieldScout® TDR product line: Infrared Temperature Sensor and Rod Spacer. The

The effect of temperature on production of bio-oil from straw

From Monitor – Issue 233, January 2018 “Investigating bio-oil fuel production” European researchers are investigating the effect of temperature on production of bio-oil from straw – an agricultural crop residue… During the process they used a Microlink 751 data acquisition

EnviroMonitor Measure. Monitor. Manage.

The easy-to-use, affordable field monitoring system EnviroMonitor gathers intelligence by measuring, monitoring and managing critical field data related climate, irrigation, and cop production. Add almost any sensor you choose to suit your needs and microclimate. Sensor data is gathered over

A Consumer’s Guide to Food Safety: Severe Storms & Hurricanes

FOOD SAFETY RESOURCES BEFORE, DURING & AFTER AN EMERGENCY (Updated 06 Dec. 2017) Note: This article on the USDA (Dept. of Agriculture) Guide is an edited introduction with key web links. The online full text version is linked here and