Tagged precision ag

Citrus
April 27, 2017
Trump Creates Agricultural Task Force
Panel to examine issues facing today’s growers including labor, food safety, and regulations. Read More
Action shot of an automated strawberry picker from Harvest CROO
Citrus
October 17, 2016
Ag-Tech Tools Are Beyond Cool, They’re A Necessity
This kind of innovation is not just about labor-saving convenience, it could save an industry without having to completely alter the way a crop is grown. Read More
Production
October 12, 2016
Precision Ag Technology Moves Forward For Vegetable Growers
Startups at Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology focus on tools to contribute to your business. Read More
Agras MG-1 agriculture drone
Equipment
June 28, 2016
Washington State University Partners With UAV Manufacturer On Research
DJI, a global leader in drone and camera technology, will work with the university to research use of UAVs. Read More
Fruits
February 17, 2016
Trimble Advances Its Precision Irrigation Solution  
Irrigate-IQ Uniform Corner allows growers to maximize yield through uniform water applications. Read More
Grapes
October 14, 2015
High-Tech Sensor System Allows For Precision Irrigation
A new product will allow grape and nut growers to keep a constant watch on leaf moisture for improved irrigation Read More
Citrus
March 16, 2015
Precision Agriculture Tools Help Producers Stay On Point
Check out three high-tech gadgets designed to keep your farming operation on the right track. Read More
Crop Protection
December 18, 2013
John Deere, BASF Partner To Develop Sustainable Yield Enhancement Solutions
The two companies, with input from growers, will develop integrated precision farming solutions to increase efficiencies in the field. Read More
Fruits
December 4, 2013
Irrometer Introduces Wireless Data Logging System
New solar powered system simplifies irrigation management. Read More
Fruits
November 20, 2013
Managing Water Use With Precision Irrigation
SCRI project examines a plant’s water status and allows realtime remote irrigation capabilities. Read More
Fruits
March 6, 2012
Applying Precision Agriculture To Tree Fruit
How are pruning and fruit thinning like precision agriculture? In tree fruit, pruning has long been considered an art, requiring Read More
Vegetables
March 5, 2012
Defining Precision Agriculture In Vegetable Growing
Editor’s Note: Sometimes we throw around a term like “precision agriculture” so much that it loses its precise meaning. So Read More
Vegetables
January 31, 2012
Equipment Profiles: Precision Ag Guidance
In any business, efficiency adds to the bottom line. Thanks to modern technology, precision agriculture tools are helping growers not Read More
Fruits
March 21, 2011
Precision Agriculture Tool To Solve Fruit Growers’ Problems
Precision agriculture technology is not the answer to a fruit grower’s problems; it is a toolbox to help solve those Read More
Vegetables
December 20, 2010
Product Profiles: Precision Agriculture
AG GCS200 Trimble’s AG GCS200 system is specifically designed for land leveling and drainage applications. It works in conjunction with Read More
Vegetables
March 8, 2010
Precision Solutions For Vegetable Growers
How are equipment manufacturers working for vegetable growers in this new decade? What new products around the bend will provide Read More
Vegetables
November 12, 2009
New Precision Farming System
ParaDyme, a new precision farming system from AutoFarm, was launched last week. Calling ParaDyme the world’s first totally integrated precision Read More
Fruits
February 1, 2009
Precision Ag Coming Into Focus In Tree Fruit
The recent annual meeting of the Washington State Horticultural Association (WSHA) had sustainability as its theme and highlighted the transition Read More
Apples & Pears
January 1, 2009
Moving Pears To High-Density
To understand why Clark Seavert, an Oregon State University (OSU) agricultural economist, is advocating the planting of much more densely Read More
Grapes
January 1, 2009
Using Precision Ag To Harvest Premium Winegrapes
They soon learned that by mapping out high-vigor and low-vigor areas, they could change their management practices to improve uniformity. Read More
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Fruits
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
Fruits
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More