Equipment

Crop-adapted spraying pays dividends

Crop-adapted spraying (CAS) is a method for apple orchardists to match their airblast sprays to the size, shape and density of their orchard blocks. Jason Deveau, application technology specialist ... more

Weather data moves faster than it used to

Thanks to instrumentation technology, weather monitoring is much more sophisticated than it was 50 years ago. And thanks to smartphones, tablets and other devic... more

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Yield monitors measure variation in juice grapes

Senior Research Associate Terry Bates from the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory in Portland, New York, is currently testing electro... more »

SIMBA updates touch screen, software

New updates to the SIMBA Touch Screen will give users greater control of the ability to monitor pack lines in real-time, know what is in inventory and... more »

Harvest CROO Robotics’ strawberry platform supported

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant worth up to $1 million. It is to be administered in two phases to Harvest CROO Robotics, supportin... more »

United Fresh names senior technology adviser

Nathan Dorn has joined United Fresh's team as senior technology adviser to help build its education and trade show technology platform, supporting the... more »

Nanostructured biosensors detect pesticides

When does too much of a good thing become a bad thing? That’s the question Jonathan Claussen, assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Depar... more »

Western Growers seeks applicants for $30,000 scholarship

The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program pro... more »

Blueberry tour highlights harvesters

MBG Marketing – The Blueberry People hosted a tour of blueberry farms in southwest Michigan on Oct. 12. One of the stops was at Jubilee Blueberry Fa... more »

Research points to effective agricultural safety mobile apps

Researchers at the National Farm Medicine Center led development and testing of an evaluation framework to help judge the overall worth of a mobile ap... more »

NWMHRC receives new Blosi platform

The Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center (NWMHRC) recently received their newest piece of equipment thanks to funds provided by the Michig... more »

Equipment manufacturers integrate AgGateway’s ADAPT

A leading group of equipment manufacturers will soon release products to manage data across different precision agriculture systems - regardless of th... more »


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