Technology

French fresh storage company opens US headquarters

JMT US, the United States subsidiary of French-based company Janny MT, recently announced new U.S. operations for the company are to be based in Lansing, Michigan. “JMT works directly with growers to increase crop value... more »

CFVGA seeks tech pitch proposals for annual conference

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) seeks creators of technology that will benefit Colorado produce growers to submit proposals to present their technologies at the CFVGA Fifth Annual Conference Feb. 25-26, 2019, at... more »

Valley Irrigation adds Mecham, Strickland to leadership team

Valley Irrigation, a business segment of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), has hired Trevor Mecham as vice president, global technology strategy – irrigation, and Joe Strickland as vice president and general manager, North America irrigation. “We are... more »

Ag, biological engineers have new standard for LED radiation

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has published the second in a three-part series of standards relating to LED radiation measurements for plant growth and development. ANSI/ASABE S642, Recommended Methods for Measurement... more »

Nelson Irrigation debuts micro-sprinkler with modular design

Nelson Irrigation recently introduced a new product, the S7 Spinner, which it said is ideal for irrigation, frost-protection or cooling of a tree or vine crop. The... more »

Irrigation treatment units offer alternatives to acid injections

Chemical-free water treatment systems offer a new way to deal with hard-water problems in irrigation systems and orchards. In addition to building up inside irrigation systems and on fruit, hard-water minerals can impact plant uptake... more »

Automation startup wins AgSharks Fast Pitch event

Augean Robotics walked away from Western Growers’ AgSharks Competition Oct. 30 with a $250,000 equity investment offer, as well as access to farm acreage for pilot testing, to take its collaborative robotic platform from development... more »

Organic Grower Summit plans education session

The expanding use of technology by organic growers, regardless of the size of their operation, will be the topic of an educational session at the upcoming Organic Grower Summit. “Technology Is Not Just For Big... more »


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