Technology

New Jesey ag department, Rowan collaborate for online mapping tool

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Rowan University GeoSpatial Research Lab to provide an online tool that allows users in the agricultural community to access, view and print soils reports by tax... more »

Western Growers releases inaugural Global Harvest Automation Report

Growers are keen to adopt automation to bridge the growing labor gap and ensure that their crops can be picked in time, according to the Global Harvest Automation Report, a first-of-its-kind study commissioned by Western... more »

‘Orchard of the Future’ effort between the Netherlands, Washington state eyed

In February 2021 partners in Washington state and the Netherlands signed a collaboration agreement focused on the Orchard of the Future. With this agreement the partners, 25 in total, expressed the desire to work towards... more »

AgCode marks 20 years of software solutions for specialty crops

This month, farm management software company AgCode celebrates 20 years of operation. AgCode began with its single-platform farm management system in January 2002 as a solution for grapes and vines, and now serves more than... more »

2022 AE50 Awards for innovative product engineering go to John Deere

John Deere was recently presented with eight 2022 AE50 Awards for outstanding innovations that improve production agriculture. Each year the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognize the 50 most innovative product-engineering designs... more »

Benefits of new biocontrols applicator welcomed by strawberry growers

Koppert’s new applicator for predatory beneficials in protected strawberry crops, Natutec Drive, has produced some excellent results in its first commercial season in the United Kingdom. Feedback from growers shows the Natutec Drive has proved... more »

Razor Tracking recommended by John Deere as preferred Operations Center link

John Deere customers now have the ability to see their support vehicles and non-powered equipment alongside JDLink enabled equipment in Operations Center by integrating Razor Tracking devices. "Back on September 9th of 2021, Razor Tracking integrated JDLink... more »

Next-gen ag workers curriculum funded for Western Growers

Western Growers received a $750,000 grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (HR 133) to develop and implement a curriculum to provide California college students with best-in-class... more »

Current Issue

May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

Notes From the Farm column: Apparel upgrades, reader questions keep one busy

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