November 2012 Issue

Automated crop estimating

By |November 1st, 2012|

Robotics experts at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania are confident they can develop a machine able to count apples [...]

Good to Know—What growers want in new varieties

By |November 1st, 2012|

Adopting a new scion cultivar is a crucial decision for tree fruit growers, who must consider both horticultural and [...]

Grape growers to visit Capitol Hill

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State diversified farmer Brenton Roy wants to see more of the state’s wine grape industry attend a national [...]

Cold is hot topic at Expo

By |November 1st, 2012|

Great Lakes region fruit growers won’t soon forget 2012, the year that Mother Nature, for the first time in [...]

B.C.’s Sterile Insect Release program evolves

By |November 1st, 2012|

In sterile insect release, male insects made sterile by exposure to gamma radiation are released in huge numbers to [...]

Planning for continued success

By |November 1st, 2012|

Those are among the reasons why the main theme of the association’s annual meeting, December 3 to 5, will [...]

Sterile insects get a boost

By |November 1st, 2012|

In 1959, the very nasty flesh-invading screwworm fly was eradicated from Florida using a new kind of technology called [...]

No more airblast spraying?

By |November 1st, 2012|

MSU horticulturist Ron Perry, left, worked with engineers to design and install the system. Here he works with two [...]

Good Stuff

By |November 1st, 2012|

New Zealand’s Tow and Blow
Tow and Blow is a portable wind machine developed in New Zealand by engineer [...]

AGweathernet will work with mobile devices

By |November 1st, 2012|

Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet is a state-of-the-art automated weather data collection and decision support system.

It provides a Web-based suite [...]