Technology

Produce packaging showroom opened in Milwaukee

Paxiom Group has opened a showroom in the Milwaukee area showcasing its clients’ products. Paxiom is the global sales and service division for industry leading manufacturers WeighPack Systems, Eagle Packaging Machinery, SleekWrapper and CombiScale. It... more »

CAES has interdisciplinary Certificate in Ag Data Science

From remote moisture sensors that produce a real-time feed of soil conditions to drones that use optical data to spot plant disease, the next green revolution will be fueled by new streams of data. Remote... more »

Mr. Apple’s orchard plan hits the mark in New Zealand

Innovation breeds success in tree fruit production. A perfect example is the iPad orchard management system developed by Mr. Apple near Mangateretere in the Hawke’s Bay region of New Zealand. The monitoring system – called... more »

Satellite, GPS technology in farming highlighted at forum

Matt Liskai, co-owner of Green Field Ag, will discuss how farmers are changing the way they manage crops through precision agriculture, at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 8 –... more »

Equipment auction set for large fruit processing, packaging plant

The team of Schneider Industries, New Mill Capital and Smith Food Machinery has been engaged to sell the equipment assets of Seneca Foods fruit processing and packaging plant in Modesto, CA.  Seneca announced the closure... more »

California cherry growers succeed with optical sorting line

The cherry season has recently begun in California. The harvest keeps growers and packers of this precious fruit on their toes as they strive to finalize the hard work of a whole year in just... more »

John Deere has low-profile, narrow 5075GL high-value crop tractor 

John Deere has introduced the 5075GL Specialty Tractor for orchard and vineyard growers who want a powerful, low and narrow tractor to maintain and harvest their crops. With 75 engine horsepower, there’s plenty of power... more »

High-density peach hedging can boost efficiency, save in labor costs

New technologies could enable stone fruit growers to better fight disease, provide the potential to dwarf rootstock and even to mechanize many orchard tasks instead of relying on increasingly scarce labor. To take advantage of... more »


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