Technology

Oregon growers invest in first-ever all-pear line

Diamond Fruit Growers Chairman Scott Halliday unveiled the company’s – and the world’s – first-ever pear line from Unitec on Monday, July 16, at a Hood River, Oregon ceremony. Unitec CEO Angelo Benedetti, who made... more »

Connectivity is key for high-tech farms of the future

The dizzying impact of the digital revolution on many sectors of society – from retail to law enforcement, politics and entertainment – has also altered the picture on California farms. With technology, farmers have found... more »

Jacto makes changes to its sprayer distribution system

Jacto has made a change in its distribution approach for its tractor-mounted sprayers from a two-step distribution system supported by a West Coast domestic warehouse to three direct progressive importer/distributors. Backpack sprayers will continue to... more »

Tri-State UAV Field Day showcases drones on Aug. 27

If you are interested in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, save the date for Aug. 27, 2018. Michigan State University Extension is partnering with Purdue Extension and Ohio State University Extension to present the first Tri-State UAV field meeting at... more »

National conference to focus on ag tech, law issues

The National Agricultural Law Center, the National Association of Attorneys General and the Arkansas Attorney General's Office are co-hosting a first-of-its-kind national agriculture technology conference later this summer, providing attorneys, agricultural professionals and students interested... more »

Precision ag tech keeps food fresh from farm to fork

According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking fresh produce from the farm to trucks to stores in an effort... more »

Western Growers, Radicle Growth award ag technology funds

Answering the call to help solve agriculture’s severe labor shortage, Western Growers and Radicle Growth have awarded Ganaz and GroGuru each with $250,000 in seed funding to advance their automation technology. “The labor shortage in... more »

Paxiom hires 4 new regional managers

The Paxiom Group recently hired four new regional managers. Paxiom is the global sales and service division for processing industry manufacturers such as WeighPack Systems, Eagle Packaging Machinery, SleekWrapper and CombiScale. Based in its new Milwaukee... more »


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