Farm Labor Shortages are Rising
With the decline in farm worker population due to high land prices, cost of operations, machinery and technology inadequacy, and more, farm operators are searching for other solutions to these shortages – implement smart agtechnology into their fields.
Hazardous Herbicide Chemical Goes Airborne
“Dicamba drift”—the movement of the herbicide dicamba off crops through the atmosphere—can result in unintentional damage to neighboring plants. To prevent dicamba drift, other chemicals, typically amines, are mixed with dicamba to “lock” it in place and prevent it from volatilizing, or turning into a vapor that more easily moves in the atmosphere.
Agtech Investment Accelerator Kicks Off
October 22, 2022 – Huntsville, Ala. – Global venture firm and startup accelerator, gener8tor, in partnership with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, announced the five startup companies selected for the inaugural fall 2022 HudsonAlpha Agtech Investment Accelerator. Kicking off on October 13, the 12-week accelerator invests in five startups at the forefront of the Agtech industry.
Converting Agriculture Technology into Commercial Products
Huntsville, Alabama-based accelerator seeks to bolster Alabama’s ability to translate agriculture technologies into commercial products that will help producers in the state and beyond. The 12-week accelerator invests in five startups at the forefront of the agricultural technology industry.
Huntsville, Alabama Hosting AgTech Start-Ups
AgTechLogic is chosen as one of five innovative start-up companies to make up the inaugural class in the HudsonAlpha AgTech Investment Accelerator, a new initiative from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the global venture and accelerator firm gener8tor.
Popular herbicide weakens bumblebees’ color vision
Finnish researchers have studied how Roundup, a glyphosate based herbicide, can damage the learning, memory, and vision of bumblebees. With weakened color vision, this study showed how it can impair bumblebees’ foraging and nesting success.
Potential cancer-causing chemical used on U.S. farms.
Glyphosate, an active ingredient in many common herbicides, has heavily been debated on whether its use in farms across the United States pose negative impacts on the environment as well as humans.
More Profit for Growers with IPS Solutions
July 22, 2022 – Mesa, AZ –With inflation at a 40-year high, gas prices at historic levels, a limited supply of herbicides, and farm workers in short supply, growers continue to be hit with ongoing challenges to keep their businesses in operation.
Farmers face herbicide scarcities
U.S. farmers have cut back on using common weedkillers, hunted for substitutes to popular fungicides, and changed planting plans over persistent shortages of agricultural chemicals that threaten to trim harvests.
Southwest Summit 2022 Recap
On Monday February 21st, the AgTechLogic team descended upon the Southwest Ag Summit (SWAG) held in Yuma Arizona, the region’s premier agricultural industry show. World renowned experts presented on topics such as weed management, crop protection, energy conservation, and irrigation management.
We are here to support farmers and municipalities in their quest for improving quality of their land. Our Lead Agronomist and entire team are ready to provide customized recommendations and solutions.
AgTechLogic, Inc. - 1910 South Stapley Drive Suite 221 - Mesa, Arizona 85204
Get In Touch
Keep informed on the latest solutions and technology to improve the agricultural process.