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Valley Irrigation shows off irrigation advancements

Valley Irrigation, a global supplier of precision irrigation technologies, recently showed off its irrigation equipment at the National Mall. Valley participated in the second Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall, hosted by the... more »

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 »

Strawberry research production meeting spotlights sustainable farming practices 

California strawberry growers and industry members gathered in early May for the California Strawberry Commission’s (CSC) Production Research meeting held in Santa Maria, Calif. to hear from strawberry industry experts regarding key advancements in strawberry... more »

ZAG offers new cybersecurity service offering

Cybersecurity services are now more accessible to growers and shippers following ZAG Technical Services’ (ZAG) release of a new service promoting cybersecurity strength. Based in San Jose, California, ZAG is an IT consulting firm, specializing... 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 »

Cybersecurity webinar series launches

A series of webinars is designed to help growers take proactive steps to fortify their cybersecurity and improve efficiencies. Agriculture IT consulting firm ZAG Technical Services (ZAG has launched a webinar series designed to empower... more »

IFTA Yakima Valley tour provides orchard insights

During the International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) conference and orchard visits, participants viewed the variety of fruit training systems and crop load management programs that Washington apple growers employ. Participants visited a half-dozen farms in... more »

Data collection tool expands farm management

An economical digital tool that tracks plant health that originated in the field crops sector is now available to specialty crop producers. Its initial entry in specialty crops, My Efficient Vineyard (MyEV), is an open-access... more »

On-farm AI: research guides decisions

Washington State University is leading an effort to tackle three distinct areas where artificial intelligence (AI) use can help agriculture meet challenges posed by changing weather: farm operations, water allocation and labor. The AgAID AI... more »

Strawberries in Canadian greenhouse lighting project

Strawberries are a part of Canada’s Center for Horticultural Innovation’s search for the best possible supplemental lighting to integrate into the greenhouse industry. The center plans to conduct strawberry trials in their experimental greenhouse, testing... more »

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