Technology

Kuhn Krause Gladiator 1210 with ST-Pro II row units introduced

Kuhn North America Inc. has introduced the ST-PRO II strip-till row unit with features aimed at improving the performance and user comfort of the industry leading Kuhn Krause Gladiator. According to a news release, the... more »

New CEO announced for TOMRA Systems ASA

Norway-headquartered global sustainable technology company TOMRA Systems ASA has said current president and CEO, Stefan Ranstrand, will be replaced by Tove Andersen by Nov. 1 this year at the latest. Tove joins TOMRA Systems ASA... more »

An agricultural robot Slopehelper challenges steep vineyards and orchards

Producing food can be an uphill struggle, in every sense of the word. With myriad challenges from labour sourcing to environmental concerns and margin pressure, today’s farmers welcome every innovation that can help them get... more »

Berry producer uses SIMBA barcode tracking help expand busines

In 2007 when Sara Osborne purchased Peters Cranberries, her father-in-law’s cranberry farm on the Oregon coast, she didn’t expect cranberry prices to soon plunge by 80%, sending the whole industry into shock. Yet that is... more »

OrBot, developed in Idaho, could help orchardists with fruit harvest

A university professor in Nampa, Idaho, with the help of his engineering students, is developing a fruit harvesting robot prototype for Idaho orchardists. Duke Bulanon, an engineering professor at Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), received a... more »

Western Growers selects 13 companies for first Harvest Automation cohort

Western Growers has selected 13 innovators for the inaugural cohort of its Global Harvest Automation Initiative, a groundbreaking project that aims to automate 50% of specialty crop harvest within 10 years by accelerating the commercialization... more »

Specialty crops: An industry of potential backed by equipment manufacturers

Most of us eat some type of specialty crop every single day. Whether you’re eating your fruits and vegetables, or even using certain seasonings to help complete that perfect dish, you’re using specialty crops. Despite... more »

Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission grant awards for cherry set

In 2021, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission approved $1,396,455 to help fund 27 new projects in the areas of cherry, apple and technology. In cherry research, the commission approved $191,630 to help fund seven... more »

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