Technology

FDA hosting transportation safety rule webinar

The FDA will host a webinar on April 25  to discuss pieces of the Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The webinar will be hosted from 11 a.m. to... more »

Manure application research aims to improve food safety

New field research out of Clarkson University in upstate New York is taking a look at how microbes can travel from manure application sites to downwind produce. The research team, led by Shane Rogers, an... more »

Mobile app helps protect bees from pesticides

Protecting bees from pesticides just got easier with the release by Oregon State University of a smartphone app that farmers and beekeepers can use to consult a publication when they’re out in the field. [caption... more »

Bosch, Flex invest in CropX

Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) and the Flex technology accelerator Lab IX have invested in CropX, a provider of adaptive irrigation. CropX plans to use the strategic partnerships to... more »

Produce, technology join at PMA Tech Knowledge

The third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium, May 17-19 in Santa Clara, California, aims to help industry members discover solutions and prepare for the future. PMA Tech Knowledge Symposium will... more »

Nominations open for FreshTech Achievement Award

The United Fresh Produce Association is now taking nominations for its first FreshTech Achievement Award, to be presented to a company or individual in recognition of outstanding technical achievement to advance the fresh produce industry. “The United... more »

Janny MT tests cold storage bins with Michigan apples

JMT US hosted an event to present the successful results of a quality test of their storage modules using Michigan grown apples. JMT US, a subsidiary company of the French company Janny MT, now located in... more »

Six steps to optimize airblast sprayers

The idea behind any pesticide application is to get every drop to the crop. Spray or drift that goes into the air clearly missed the target leading not only to negative environmental and health effects,... more »

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FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

Southeast growers turning to soil moisture sensors

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Biden appointees face task of working with ag sector

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