Crop Management

AgroFresh acquires Pace, expands offerings

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has acquired Pace International LLC. Pace was a subsidiary of Valent BioSciences and is a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions, equipment and technical services. The acquisition includes all domestic and overseas operations.... more »

Tech aids Salinas Valley grower Pezzini Berry Farms

Pezzini Berry Farms is using technology to combat pests and is considering other tech to improve harvesting efficiencies. Paul Pezzini, a farm market veteran who grew up in his family’s artichoke farming and retail business,... more »

Drip irrigation management streamlined through partnership

CropX Technologies, a provider of digital farm management, announced an API integration with WiseConn, a precision drip irrigation solutions company, to improve data gathering and analytics for farmers. WiseConn users will be able to seamlessly... more »

Dramm adds in-line nutrient testing with partnership

The Dramm Corporation is partnering with CE-Line to provide in-line nutrient testing of irrigation water in North America. CE-Line is a unique, laboratory quality, nutrient analysis system that automatically samples water throughout the day. This... more »

Organic group adds Spanish-language soil health course

Editor's note: Spanish-language version below. (Español abajo.) The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has a free online course in Spanish, focused on the importance of improving soil health for agricultural production. With partners at the... more »

Fox Packaging hires Jensie Smith as account manager

Fox Packaging has hired Jensie Smith as retail and key account manager. Smith will manage a portfolio of key accounts, overseeing communication, streamlining artwork changes and guiding packaging programs. ... more »

FloraPulse provides real-time data on plant water needs

FloraPulse, an easy-to-install water sensor, provides accurate and low-cost water-sensing technology to farmers and researchers who want real-time data that will enable them to make quick, accurate decisions.  FloraPulse has developed a way to acquire... more »

Apple holdings significantly increase

Fresh and processing apple inventories are reported higher early March this year than in the previous year, according to a March 11 report from the U.S. Apple Association. According to the USAppleTracker report, the total... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

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

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

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

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

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

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

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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