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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Nuts
May 25, 2017
Stolen Hives Recovered in Nearly $1M Hei…
Man likely stole hives from across the state of California in the last three years. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Plight of Trade Policy Grounding Many U.…
Much-needed investments in labor-saving technology could be key to long-term survival. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Florida Farm Winning Case for Medicinal …
Judge rules in favor of 3 Boys Farm in the quest to expand its crop/business portfolio. Read More
Citrus
May 25, 2017
Are We Overstating the World’s Ove…
If growers can’t achieve a fair return on investment and stay in business, it won’t matter what the population is in 2050. We all will be trouble. Read More
Citrus
May 24, 2017
Falcons Scare off Other Birds at Duncan …
It collaborates with a firm that uses trained falcons to intimidate and scare off nuisance birds such as the horned larks and pigeons that frequent the area. Read More
Organic
May 24, 2017
Organic Growers in Turmoil (Opinion)
Although consumers are demanding, and getting more organic produce options, growers are grappling with fundamental questions. Read More
Sweet Corn
May 24, 2017
Stay on Your A Game to Conquer Corn Leaf…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
Search is on For Next Crop of Florida Ag…
Nomination period now open for longtime industry honor. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 23, 2017
Grower Shares Personal Impact of Labor S…
USApple leader Phil Glaize of Virginia stresses need for reform with current labor regulations, programs at Congressional briefing on agriculture labor crisis. Read More
Stone Fruit
May 23, 2017
Northeast Peach Crop Rebounds
After a mild winter and relatively uneventful bloom time, the crop is setting up nicely for the region. Read More
Berries
May 23, 2017
Researchers Examining Potential for Long…
Team at Penn State University using low and high tunnels and plastic coverings to extend raspberry and strawberry seasons. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
Webinar Series Highlights New Research o…
National Pollinator Week webinar showcases research to improve honeybee colony health by 2020. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
California Lemon Growers Sue USDA
Lemon industry files suit against rule allowing importation of Argentine lemons. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
Insects (Bad and Good) Make for Interest…
Disease-fighting bees and the deadly citrus psyllid were at the center of two recent, research-fueled out-of-office adventures. Read More
Crop Protection
May 23, 2017
Valent Grants Organic Farming Scholarshi…
University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine student receives $1,500 toward the development of training materials. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 23, 2017
In Quest for Low-Seeded Citrus, It Takes…
Momentum for viable mandarin hybrids for Florida reaching a peak in the land down under. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 22, 2017
How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today&#…
Despite current challenges impacting the future of the North American fruit and vegetable industry, there are opportunities to be had. Read More
Citrus
May 20, 2017
Short on Water, Florida Growers Know How…
Through drought, smoke and brush fires, it’s plain to see you farmers have been doing your part to conserve and preserve one of our most precious resources. Read More