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FIRA USA to showcase ag robotics in northern California

The FIRA USA ag robotics conference returns to California. Ag robotics is the focus of a fall northern California FIRA USA farm automation conference. FIRA USA is returning and is set to provide a convergence... more »

Smart Apply precision spraying adds California staffer

Noah Sanders has joined Smart Apply, creator of the Smart Apply Intelligent Spray Control System for high-value specialty crops, as regional sales director. Based in Bakersfield, California, Sanders will provide technical sales support to equipment... more »

Fruit Growers News wants your opinion

Fruit growers, what are your biggest concerns right now? Fruit Growers News is seeking feedback from specialty crop growers on the biggest issues they’re facing and what topics they’re most interested in learning more about.... more »

Georgia blueberry growers extend assessment

Georgia blueberry growers have approved extending their state's blueberry assessment. As a result of the vote, the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Blueberries will continue for another three years. On April 24, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner... more »

2024 Michigan Fruit Management Guide available

The Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. This year’s version of the Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. The Michigan Fruit... more »

Northern California Pear and Grape Field Day scheduled

Growers of grapes and pears are invited to attend this year’s iteration of the University of California Cooperative Extension’s (UCCE) Pear and Grape Field Day. The event is scheduled for May 28 in Hopland, California.... more »

Bioherbicide manages broadleaf, grass weeds

Products from Harpe Bioherbicide Solutions Inc., have been through more than 1,000 field and greenhouse trials, showing they are effective against broadleaf and grass weeds and seeds. The innovation comes as consumers are demanding more... more »

MSU plans blueberry sessions, field demos

The 2024 Blueberry Kick Off meeting/ Field Demonstration event is scheduled for March 6 in Fennville, Michigan. The event is designed to deliver information on research and extension projects conducted in 2023 in support of... more »

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