Report: autonomous machines could revolutionize ag

Through improving productivity and precision and operational efficiencies, autonomous machines are set to transform crop farming, according to a new report by RaboBank's RaboResearch. Despite the p... more »

Report: Despite extreme heat, migrant workers keep Americans fed

Despite working in deadly heat, a new study shows migrant workers remain dedicated to picking America's crops. New data analysis by the American Immigration Council (AIC) finds that migrant farmwor... more »

Fruitways captures value in pome fruit with AgroFresh partnership

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., has partnered with South Africa’s Fruitways to improve apple storage and quality using the SmartFresh Quality System and Harvista 1.3 SC. This collaboration has enabled Fr... more »

WSU schedules irrigation tech field day

An irrigation field day is scheduled by Washington State University (WSU) and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission to show growers the latest in irrigation technological advances. The Irri... more »

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

Innovative spraying technology can help manage pests and diseases threats, which can significantly harm fruit and tree nut crops, affecting yield and quality. The new tech helps ensure healthy trees a... more »

Intense heat stress California crops, growers

Crops, including grapes and melons, across California continue to take a beating as farmers work to reduce impacts of a lingering heat wave that has increased their costs and jeopardized production. ... more »

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Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

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Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

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