Technology

Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit is a window on innovation

The Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit returns to Hartnell College on March 17-18, promising another deep dive into the latest tactics, equipment and thinking to maximize profit and consumer satisfaction in the fresh produce industry.... more »

John Deere launches 4M Heavy-Duty Compact Utility Tractor

John Deere, a provider of advanced products and services for customers whose work is linked to the land, has launched the new John Deere 4M Heavy-Duty Tractor. Designed with commercial customers and large property owners in... more »

2020 United Fresh Innovation Awards application period now open

United Fresh has opened the application period for the 2020 United Fresh Innovation Awards. Companies are encouraged to nominate their products and solutions in seven categories for the winning title which will be announced at... more »

Munckhof Fruittech Innovators marks 50 years with anniversary Pluk-O-Trak

This year it is exactly 50 years ago that Munckhof Fruit Tech Innovators introduced its Pluk-O-Trak harvesting machine. According to a news release, over a period of 50 years, 3,098 units have been sold worldwide.... more »

Valley, Cordoba Technologies partner to develop precision applications 

Valley Irrigation has partnered with Cordoba Technologies Inc. (CTI), an innovator in automated, high-precision application systems for crop protection products. “This partnership is our latest step toward a fully autonomous pivot,” said Trevor Mecham, vice... more »

Nominees for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2020 set

Ten of the most innovative products, services and technical solutions to be launched in the past year are ready to compete for the fresh produce industry’s most coveted prize, the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA).... more »

New technology more precise in weather monitoring

There’s a growing trend in Washington state for growers to purchase their own, on-site weather stations. And soon, AgWeatherNet, a network of weather stations around the state, plans to have technology available to help farmers... more »

Pruner maker points to counterfeits sold online

Anna Claire Novotny from Buttonwood Hollow Farm in Chatham, New York, has been using Felco No. 2 secateurs for many years. You might say they’re a fixture of her life as a grower. Her parents... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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