Geraldine Warner

Fighting food fraud with forensics

By |November 20th, 2014|

Each apple has a chemical fingerprint that links it to the place it was grown.

Applying precision agriculture to tree fruit

By |November 10th, 2014|

Precision agriculture helps growers optimize returns.

Removing variability to improve crop uniformity

By |November 10th, 2014|

Precision agriculture allows farms to be managed in zones

Ideas from Mars

By |November 9th, 2014|

Horticulturist takes inspiration from NASA to envision crews of robots in the orchard.

Time’s right for precision ag

By |November 9th, 2014|

An effort to introduce variable-rate fertilizer applications in orchards was 20 years ahead of its time.

Labor worries spur automation effort

By |November 7th, 2014|

Washington scientists are looking for worldwide collaborators to work on automated harvesting.

Exploring on-farm hydropower

By |November 2nd, 2014|

After helping growers install superior fish screens, the Farmers Conservation Alliance is looking at the potential for turbines in canals.

Tree Fruit Association prepares for board elections

By |October 16th, 2014|

Growers will not be able to opt out of funding the association.

Mission to Kazakhstan

By |October 16th, 2014|

Young Kazakhs are being trained in horticulture to help them improve orchard production.

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.