Take a look at these before and after field images, showing how an auto weeder and an auto thinner does its job.
Opening day sessions at International Fruit Tree Association Conference highlight the need to improve profitability of production and new technologies to impact orchard operations.
Report maps out a future filled with advanced agriculture technology, automation, and mechanization in the field.
Some of the early adopters share what has their attention in 2019.
PlantTape solution could reduce required workers by 80%.
While there are several challenges for widespread robotic implementation, improving apple tree canopies may help the transition to automation.
More sharp eyes are being turned toward technology aimed at solving challenges in the lettuce and specialty crop industries.
West Virginia University research project has developed a prototype “BrambleBee” to develop a more efficient process to pollinating brambles under cover.
Just like the early computer era, today’s precision agriculture for specialty crops offers surprising and creative solutions to common field issues.
Long He, Specialty Crop Engineer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Engineering at Penn State University, discusses the possible engineering opportunities in the tree fruit industry.
Here is what’s on the market now, including how well the equipment is working, and what new technology to look for.
The goal is to pick apples with the same, if not better, fruit quality than traditional harvesting.
Our State of the Industry report shows optimism is overflowing.
$5 million in grants offered to help boost automation, address needs of changing climate.
Automation and data access on smart phones among key interests.
Naturipe joins growing list of backers in the labor-saving vision and mission of ag-tech startup.
Industry experts say the advent of fully automated orchard tasks are on the cusp of happening — with a few companies leading the automotive harvest charge.