In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the […]
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — […]
Whatever you do, don’t go to Lamont Fruit Farms in Waterport, NY, and talk about saving money to […]
Northwest Cherry Growers (NWCG) report a preliminary shipped crop total of 20.52 million boxes. The record for June […]
Naturipe Farms LLC., the global leader in growing and marketing blueberries, is challenging creative technology minds to innovate […]
ReTain plant growth regulator (PGR) has been registered by EPA with a new label use that allows pome […]
It is an exciting time of the year when asparagus spears start poking their heads out of the […]
Breakthroughs in mechanization have been a long time coming, but recent advances combining the skills of both people and machines are bringing efficiencies to orchards of all sizes.
Paul Meador of Everglades Harvesting Co. says an immigration reform resolution can’t come soon enough.
Conditions lately have been ripe for fungi fiasco.
Humidity, ethylene, and temperature can all impact fruit quality.
Machine called a game-changer when it comes to a cost-effective, efficient way for tree removal and re-purposing.
Labor issues aren’t going away, but mechanized harvesting improvements are helping to ease the problem for more growers and more crops.
While more growers have been going with machine-harvesting, hand labor still leads the way.
Steve Brown of BC Tree Fruits Cooperative talks about a modified Japanese rice picker used as a harvest […]
Fall is a busy time with many farm workers using equipment in order to harvest produce on the […]
Sonoma County’s 2013 harvest season has turned the corner and headed down the home stretch. Current reports are […]