Technology

Commercial UAV Expo incorporates Drone World Expo

Following the acquisition of Drone World Expo, the fourth Annual Commercial UAV Expo, a trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, will bring together thought leaders, end-users and decision makers in the commercial drone... more »

Ag mulch film certified to naturally biodegrade

Minnesota-based Organix Solutions has received a certification of its product line of black soil biodegradable agricultural mulch film. The OK biodegradable SOIL Certification from Vinçotte International verifies that the product, called Organix A.G. Film, will... more »

MSU apple harvesting/sorting system evolving

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) say they remain on track in developing an in-orchard harvesting aid/ sorting machine that could prove to be significantly lower in cost than other existing systems. Renfu Lu, research... more »

Testimony: Rural growers need broadband internet

A tech company CEO told Congress this week that rural growers will need broadband Internet access to take advantage of new technologies in the agricultural sector. Tim Hassinger is president and CEO of Nebraska-based Lindsay Corporation,... more »

USDA targets funds for broadband infrastructure improvements

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett said Nov. 6 that USDA is investing more than $200 million in infrastructure projects to bring broadband to hundreds of unserved and underserved rural communities. “Broadband infrastructure is... more »

Sentera offers new sensors for DJI drones

Sentera has made available gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired with the Inspire 2 offers agronomists, crop consultants, and growers a way... more »

Two-day workshop on ‘Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture’

Washington State University is offering a two-day workshop on “Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture.” The event will be held Nov. 8-9 in Prosser, Washington. In the past few years, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or drones... more »

$600K given for longer shelf life research

Hazel Technologies will continue its research into developing new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce after receiving a second round of federal funding. The Chicago-based company will receive a second phase of funding from the USDA... more »

Current Issue

Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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