Technology

Agrothermal Systems introduces new machines for produce

A new machine has been added to the Agrothermal line of machines featuring the flexibility to treat both row and vertical crops with just a switch of the vent assembly. The Agrotherm XR1 is the... more »

Award lauds game-changing tech innovations

Know of a science or technology innovation that can help the produce and floral industry to create better products, processes or other customer value? Put a spotlight on it by nominating it for Produce Marketing... more »

Cutting chemicals, advancing production robotics research goal

Agricultural producers annually spray nearly $15 billion worth of chemicals yet still lose 37 percent of crop yield to pest damage. As the industry moves to sustainably intensify production to feed a growing population, a... more »

Counting app released for Munckhof’s Pluk-O-Trak

Munckhof Fruit Tech Innovators have debuted automatic counting function for its Pluk-O-Trak advanced harvesting system. The new product automatically counts the quantity of harvested fruit per picker and per row. The new app will help... more »

Specialty crop tools among World Ag Expo’s top products

Results are in for World Ag Expo’s Top-10 New Products Competition, sponsored by Bank of America. A large and impressive field of cutting-edge, cost-saving, and resource-managing products were submitted for the contest by exhibitors of... more »

French fresh storage company opens US headquarters

JMT US, the United States subsidiary of French-based company Janny MT, recently announced new U.S. operations for the company are to be based in Lansing, Michigan. “JMT works directly with growers to increase crop value... more »

CFVGA seeks tech pitch proposals for annual conference

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) seeks creators of technology that will benefit Colorado produce growers to submit proposals to present their technologies at the CFVGA Fifth Annual Conference Feb. 25-26, 2019, at... more »

Valley Irrigation adds Mecham, Strickland to leadership team

Valley Irrigation, a business segment of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), has hired Trevor Mecham as vice president, global technology strategy – irrigation, and Joe Strickland as vice president and general manager, North America irrigation. “We are... more »


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