There are approximately 900 1 million acres of farmland in the US and less than two percent2 of the population directly works on farms. To ensure profitability, farmers and agronomists need to regularly scout their fields to ensure their crops are not being damaged by pests and diseases. This process takes countless hours and comes with a large […]
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One of only five agtech companies selected for the IN2 program, Aker will receive up to $250,000 in technical support from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center St., Louis, MO (May 14, 2019) — The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by […]
Farmers can get a bird’s eye view of what’s going on under the crop canopy with a new hand-held digital probe, field-tested in North Dakota and field-proofed in Minnesota. You can read more about this story in the NewGround article posted here…
15 Minutes With… Orlando Saez, CEO of Aker Technology
Dayton, OH – Sinclair College’s National UAS Training and Certification Center along with Aker, a nationally recognized industry leader in providing in-season crop protection data for farm operations, have created a new partnership to leverage unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology to monitor crops for disease, insects, and other stresses. “The Agriculture sector is the […]
Salinas, Calif., June 28, 2018—SVG Partners announced Philadelphia based startup Augean Robotics as the winner of the 2018 THRIVE AgTech Innovation Award early this morning during the fourth annual Forbes AgTech Summit. In addition to Augean Robotics, precision agriculture company Aker and microbiome company Intrinsyx Bio received honorable mentions. SVG Partners Founder and CEO John […]
June 20, 2018, Los Angeles, U.S. – Red Herring today announced the winners of its Top 100 North America 2018 event, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies. The winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Marina Del Rey Hotel, have been chosen from thousands of entrants, whittled down to […]
Spring is here, and we are thrilled to announce an updated version of AkerScout™ for iPhone/iPad and Android. We have been working hard to add more features without compromising simplicity and reliability. AkerScout™ is a FREE (no strings attached) and easy to use mobile crop scouting tool for growers, enterprise ag retailers and crop consultants to help prioritize, document and share integrated pest management […]
Jennifer Oelfke, Communications and Marketing student at MNSU, Mankato, shares her visions for the future of the agricultural industry, especially for her generation. Along with her foresight, she stresses the importance in upcoming generations to innovate within agriculture. Oelfke has always had close connections to this topic, from being raised on her family’s dairy farm […]
Aker participated in a recent event hosted by FARM Illinois, “AT THE FOREFRONT: Propelling the Agri-Food Data Revolution.” The two dominant themes for this event were (1) Agriculture data as a currency and considerations as it moves from farm to fork, and (2) How will this group seize the opportunity to enhance leadership and promote […]
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- Danforth Center Features Aker June 21, 2019