Equipment

Better Berries: High tunnels bring crop success under cover

In many areas of the country, cold winters and humid, variable growing seasons can limit the profitability of raspberries and strawberries, as well as the survival of blackberries.

High tunnels alter the crop environment in ways that improve both bramble yields and quality.

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Rocky Mountain growers try remote sensors

During a late-season frost in 2017, western Colorado grower Edward Tuft used a mobile app and a network of remote thermometers to save a crop of Honeycrisp.

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Better Berries: High tunnels bring crop success under cover

In many areas of the country, cold winters and humid, variable growing seasons can limit the profitability of raspberries and strawberries, as well as... more »

Clemson students place third in international mini-robot challenge

Fall is approaching, and soon apple-picking season will be upon us. Thankfully, students from the Clemson University Agricultural Robotics and A... more »

California’s Open Farm touts technology adaptation in ag

The Third Annual Open Farm comes to the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, California, Oct. 3. Open Farm is a gatheri... more »

Colorado group solicits agricultural labor innovation proposals

Two categories of agricultural labor innovation proposals are being solicited by the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) to pre... more »

Agreement streamlines repair of high-tech farm equipment

An agreement signed Sept. 7 by representatives of California farmers and farm-equipment dealers will make it easier for farmers to diagnose and repair... more »

Rocky Mountain growers try remote sensors

During a late-season frost in 2017, western Colorado grower Edward Tuft used a mobile app and a network of remote thermometers to save a crop of Honey... more »

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day comes to central Illinois

This year’s Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, Illinois. Hans Bishop, co-ow... more »

Ag tech provider Sentera receives Series A funding

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based digital agriculture technology provider, has raised an additional $14 million in Series A funding. A premier group of foo... more »

AgSharks’ competition offers investment for ag tech startups

Western Growers (WG) has partnered with S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) to host the 2018 AgSharks Competition, a challenge where start-up companies can c... more »

Rice Fruit Co. walking on sunshine with new solar array

Rice Fruit Co., a Pennsylvania packer of fresh apples and stone fruit, recently installed a new photovoltaic solar array at their facility in Gardner... more »


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