• October is our Food and Beverage issue —
  • Specialty agricultural/farming motors
  • Flexible food manufacturing
  • 3D food printing
  • Know your food & beverage pumps

Also – Understanding a motor’s service factor, Electric Avenue (all about EV’s)


Our March 2019 issue was all about beer. Read an excerpt.


  • Robots and AI in agriculture — from pest control to blueberry harvesting, the robots are coming
    Watch out – the climate is more unpredictable than ever
  • The Farmer’s Almanac predicts – Winter 2020-21 will be Cold and snowy in the north, with Drought in the west.


Contact Naomi by 09/15 to place an ad in the October issue, and we’ll give you a free digital ad insertion!, 312-626-2316

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