Technology

Procurant introduces Farm Check Mobile, a task management solution

Procurant, a cloud-based software company transforming the global food supply chain, announced Jan. 28 the release of Procurant Farm Check, a mobile task management application for organizations that harvest, package, store and ship perishable goods.... more »

John Deere advocates for agriculture at CES 2021, world’s largest technology event

For the first time in its history, CES 2021 went to an online trade show format and John Deere was once again an exhibitor. As part of its display, John Deere virtually took attendees, media,... more »

Project aims to achieve fruit harvest at almost the same speed as humans

The Japanese fruit tree industry has been experiencing a decreasing number of workers and the aging of the existing workers. NARO, Ritsumeikan University, and DENSO Corp. have been working together in the R&D project of... more »

PMA’s Vonnie Estes Takes on Tech with new podcast season

Produce Marketing Association’s Vonnie Estes, vice president of technology and expert on rising tech needs and trends, is launching her third season of the popular Takes on Tech podcast. The podcast invites guests from in... more »

Virginia Tech launches Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture

The agricultural landscape is changing. Increased food production is needed to support the world population. Innovative efficiencies are needed throughout agriculture. Climate change scenarios suggest significant modifications in agriculture. In order to address these issues... more »

John Deere releases significant enhancements for its Operations Center

To meet the constantly changing demands of the business of farming, John Deere has improved the look, feel and navigation features of its popular cloud-based system – Operations Center – to bring new levels of... more »

FFAR seeks nominations for New Innovator in Food & Agriculture Research Award

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 New Innovator in Food & Agriculture Research Award. FFAR intends to grant up to 10 awards to early-career scientists pursuing research that supports... more »

New Mexico team discusses artificial intelligence at agriculture convention

A team of experts from New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences recently led a virtual discussion on artificial intelligence in agriculture as part of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on... more »

Current Issue

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

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National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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