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  • Apr 10, 2014
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    Robotic lettuce weeder headed to Midwest crops

    Silicon Valley startup company Blue River Technology, Mountain View, CA, got a lot of press in 2013 when it unveiled a prototype robot that would go through fields of lettuce and ferret out the weakling heads, a process called “thinning.” Well, now it is in the news again. The company recently received $10 million in funding, led by Data Collective Venture Capital, to bring these robots here to the Midwest to weed row crops like corn and soybeans....More
  • Apr 7, 2014
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    Rules keep farmers grounded

    Popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag continue to rise, current lack of rules slows the process....More
  • Google Glass
    Mar 20, 2014
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    Wearing your next computer?

    Google launches Android Wear, Samsung has its own take on the smartphone watch and Apple is apparently tinkering with a few things as well....More
  • Mar 13, 2014
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    Data Conversations

    Data privacy concerns aside, the power of the information you gather will be more valuable if it is aggregated with others....More
  • Jan 10, 2014
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    Tech event wraps up in Las Vegas   1

    No, we didn't attend the Consumer Electronics Show, but we're picking up some interesting information....More
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