Novihum Technologies Appoints New Chairperson

Cindy Zimmerman

Novihum Technologies has announced that Alexa Hergenröther was elected its new Chairperson of its advisory board. The business administration graduate, who has been a member of the Advisory Board since 2020, began her career in 1997 at Deloitte Germany and joined the K+S Group in 2002. Until recently she was the managing director of K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH, the …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Technology

Savlus Ready to Test Contaminant Detection Devices

Cindy Zimmerman

Salvus™ LLC is expecting its first commercial pathogen and chemical contamination detection devices to be delivered by December and anticipates clinical and market/demo trials to commence in early 2022. Earlier this year, Salvus announced plans to commercialize a novel interferometric platform that provides highly accurate detection of contaminants or pathogens in many industries. Applicable in human and animal health, agriculture, …

AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Animal Health, Precision Agriculture, Safety, Technology, Water

Registration Open for VISION Conference 2022

Cindy Zimmerman

Registration is now open for the 2022 VISION Conference, January 18 -19, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Arizona. The 2022 VISION Conference, now in its 5th year, engages leaders throughout the agricultural technology ecosystem to address the dynamic recent advances in technology, systems, and platforms enabling interconnected solutions from farm to retail. The world of data …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Skyward Apps Expands Training on Software Security Risks

Cindy Zimmerman

With ransomware attacks on the agriculture and food supply chain on the rise, Skyward Apps, a top-tier agriculture technology firm, has put its software engineers through training on the Top 10 software security vulnerabilities, as defined by the global Open Web Application Security Project. “We have always had multiple sets of eyes review every piece of software we develop, but …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Technology

US and EU Seed Groups Chart Transatlantic Dialogue

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. and the European Union are entering a new era of transatlantic dialogue on agricultural innovation for a sustainable food system with both nations setting the ambitious objective to become carbon-neutral by 2050. The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) and Euroseeds jointly hosted a webinar Tuesday aimed at promoting dialogue focused on how increased cooperation in scientific research and …

Agribusiness, ASTA, Audio, Seed, Technology

Daugherty Water for Food Podcast Episode 10

Cindy Zimmerman

This episode of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features Amy Wu, an award-winning journalist, filmmaker and the creator of From Farms to Incubators. From Farms to Incubators is a multimedia platform that uses documentary, video, photography and the written word to tell the stories of women leaders and innovators in agtech. It has a mission of highlighting women in food, farming, and …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology, Water, Water for Food

Smart Glasses for the #AgNerd? Ray-Ban Stories

Chuck Zimmerman

Once upon a time there was Google Glass. Remember that? I was in their Explorer program to try them out and created content that I published here on AgWired, like this post about a New Holland CR10.90 Combine. I still have my “ZimmGlass.” It’s on a shelf of older tech I’ve used that includes iPods and other items you used …

AI, Technology

On a Mission to Find AgriTech Startups

Cindy Zimmerman

Good Company, Agoro Carbon Alliance, Strauss Israel, Smart Agro Fund, alongside LeumiTech, Meitar, ERB and AWS have launched their AgTech Mission seeking startups that re-envision how food and other agricultural products are grown, harvested, packaged, stored, transported, processed and sold. Startups may be focused on all sectors of the “operation system” of food – to be more efficient, sustainable and …

AgWired Precision, carbon, Technology

Meister Media Pleased with Inaugural Tech Hub LIVE

Cindy Zimmerman

Attendees at the first-ever Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo addressed digital data-driven agriculture from all angles at the premier event. Nearly 600 agriculture and technology professionals gathered in-person last month for the first-ever Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo to gain actionable, practical knowledge and to connect with others across the entire precision community. “No matter where you are …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

Consultants Lead the Way in Ag Tech

Carrie Muehling

Consultant Kylen Hunt led a panel on Serving Large Farm Operations and Other Business Challenges at Tech Hub Live. His focus in agriculture is on adoption planning, which he said few people are doing today. “When you build an adoption plan, then a grower has something to look forward to with the technology adoption, and that’s something that we’ve found …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology