Technology

California Giant upgrades cooling system

California Giant announced its New West Cooling Facility in Watsonville, California received a significant ‘cooling face lift’ this week in preparation for the 2016 Watsonville berry season. The New... more »

Pomesters name Schaefer Fruit Man of the Year

Michigan Pomesters recently named Jim Schaefer its 2016 Fruit Man of the Year. Schaefer, owner and president of Storage Control Systems (SCS) in Sparta, Michigan, is “very passionate about what he does. We can all... more »

HarvestPort creates marketplace for equipment sharing

HarvestPort Exchange, a shared economy marketplace for seasonally used agricultural assets, is launching on March 17.   The company’s CEO Brian P. Dawson said, “The goal of the platform is to put an extra dollar... more »

Senninger launches Pivot Placer program

Senninger announced the release of Pivot Placer, a cloud-based portal. According to the company, Pivot Placer provides easy access to information on customers’ irrigation equipment. Information avilable... more »

Dosatron chemical injectors now NSF certified

Dosatron International, Inc. announced that two of its water-powered chemical injectors, the D14WL2NAFII and D14WL3000NAFII, were tested and certified by NSF International. “We are excited to provide the only water-powered injectors that have been NSF/ANSI... more »

Powering Michigan Agriculture focuses on renewable energy

MSU Extension, in partnership with Michigan Farm Bureau, MABA, Consumers Energy Company and others, is holding the Powering Michigan Agriculture with Renewable Energy Conference on March 10. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to... more »

Crafting the right farm property insurance coverage

As a farmer you are well acquainted with risk and the many forms it can take to impact your operation. An important risk mitigation tool that farmers can use is insurance on farm property. Insurance... more »

Best practices for choosing business structure

A poorly structured farm operation, including those that offer farm market and agritainment options but are not properly organized from a business perspective, is a sure recipe for disaster. Avoiding such risks is the basis... more »

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FGN February 2021

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Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

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

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