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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Citrus
July 26, 2017
Despite Controversy, Most Major Ag Group…
Most of the major agricultural associations are coming out in support of President Donald Trump’s nomination of Sam Clovis to Read More
Citrus
July 26, 2017
If We Want American Farm Workers, We Hav…
Now is the time to lobby for ways to attract American labor. One idea? Offer college tuition and student loan forgiveness in exchange for farm work. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 25, 2017
Tips to Transition to an Apple Fruiting …
Follow these suggestions to make the move from a 3-D spindle-shaped canopy to a 2-D system using mechanical pruning. Read More
Crop Protection
July 25, 2017
Vegetable Field Scouting Guide: Diamondb…
Due diligence is needed to help take down this pest of biblical proportions. Read More
Disease Control
July 25, 2017
Brown Rot Sinks its Teeth into Michigan …
Unseasonably wet weather causes outbreak, and growers are warned it can spread to peaches. Read More
Fruits
July 25, 2017
Michigan’s a Hit with Tree Fruit Growers
International Fruit Tree Association’s annual summer tour draws nearly 250 attendees. Read More
Farm Management
July 25, 2017
Grants Allocated to Tackle Changing Clim…
Projects designed to develop new approaches to mitigate effects of changing growing environment. Read More
Farm Management
July 24, 2017
American Farm Bureau Weighs in for Growe…
John Duarte, the owner of Duarte Nursery, one of the largest grapevine and nut tree suppliers on the West Coast, recently gained Read More
Disease Control
July 24, 2017
Researchers Find Detection Method for Cr…
Oregon State University researchers developed molecular tools to work with commercially available kits that allow the user to quickly and effectively test plants for the disease, using a dipstick that reveals the presence of the pathogen within minutes. Read More
Vegetables
July 24, 2017
23 Of The Latest Pumpkin Varieties
Browse this slideshow for more details on 23 pumpkin varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Citrus
July 23, 2017
USDA Invests $7.6 Million toward Benefic…
Projects to promote beneficial organisms as part of a pest control strategy. Read More
Citrus
July 22, 2017
Representative from Washington Proposes …
Move broadens use of H-2A to all of agriculture to include those with multiple crops and harvests. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
July 21, 2017
University of California Launches Websit…
Easy-to-read format designed to give growers up-to-date information on huanglongbing and Asian citrus psyllid research. Read More
Citrus
July 20, 2017
Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Taken Up a N…
Current conditions in the tropics warrant marked revision in potential storm season scenarios. Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Researchers On a Mission to Find More Pl…
Federal grant to aid exploration of food security solutions for the future. Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Farm Labor Stories Making the News This …
The agricultural labor shortage is strong enough that the consumer press is beginning to report on it regularly. Here are the stories making headlines this month. Read More
Sweet Corn
July 19, 2017
Variety Specs | Production Tips: Corn &#…
Each month, American Vegetable Grower® will offer growing tips on specific varieties, supplied by the breeder or distributor. This month, we’re offering Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Florida Grower Magazine is Seeking Your …
Life hacks are common in social media threads these days. They are those clever ideas or tricks aimed at making Read More