Technology

Net Irrigate launches new xProxy remote monitoring solution

Net Irrigate announced the launch of its new xProxy remote monitoring solution. Providing continuous monitoring and real-time mobile updates on industrial machine statuses, xProxy can be easily configured to send specific, customizable messages to multiple recipients through... more »

Over-the-row harvester can work with high-density tart cherries

Michigan State University (MSU) researchers have been working on an evolving technology since 2008, which is leading to a new method of harvesting tart cherries planted in high-density systems. Ron Perry, a professor of horticulture,... more »

Great Lakes EXPO expands trade show for farm market exhibitors

The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will add a second Trade Show Hall for 2015. The new hall, designated especially for farm market exhibitors, will be located just across the aisle from... more »

Payment card change shifts fraud liability onto merchants

There’s a change coming Oct. 1 that will affect merchants who accept credit card payments – including farm markets and agritourism operations. The coming deadline marks a shift by the U.S. payment-card industry to EMV (Europay, MasterCard... more »

View Fresh announces advancement in modified atmosphere packaging

View Fresh announced the release of the View Fresh Spectrum-Slider bag. According to the company, the Spectrum-Slider bag is faster, easier and safer than any other MAP presently in use within the industry. The patent-pending Spectrum... more »

USApple announces ‘Buy an Apple, Help a Student’ campaign

This fall, supporting school causes will be as easy as taking a bite out of your favorite apple – thanks to a seasonal consumer education campaign the U.S. apple industry has created to fund classroom... more »

Grape berry moth update: Late-season pressure lower in 2015

Recent sampling of southwest Michigan vineyards indicates a lower pressure of grape berry moth than last season, but there are still regions in southwest Michigan with locally high infestations that should be controlled to prevent... more »

Ag-Biotech moves to new facility in California

Ag-Biotech has moved its offices and laboratories to a new, larger facility that allows for enhanced service capabilities, according to the company. The premises, at 9701 Blue Larkspur Lane, Suite A, Monterey, California, will house... 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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