Public input requested on labor practices charter

By |January 6th, 2017|

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The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association are seeking public input on a draft framework for responsible labor

Nick Ferrari, Young Grower from Linden, California

By |December 30th, 2016|

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family background/ Fourth-generation farmer in the San Joaquin Valley. Nick has volunteered with several young grower groups and is involved

Hansen: Vineyard mechanization – Is grape quality impacted?

By |December 14th, 2016|

New research has the potential to save wine grape growers millions in labor costs.

Sazo: Recruiting – and keeping – workers

By |December 12th, 2016|

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Even as growers plant high-density orchards that require significant labor to maintain, many still lack a reliable, skilled and committed

WSTFA annual meeting — Wednesday wrapup

By |December 7th, 2016|

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Farm transfer planning and lending were the topics in one Wednesday morning session about “Future Farmers” at the Washington State

Communication is key for Zirkle sales team : 2016 Growers of the year

By |December 1st, 2016|

Staying ahead

Tree fruit technology roadmap : Hort Show Preview

By |November 30th, 2016|

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“Continuous Change,” the theme of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association 112th Annual Meeting, is a familiar challenge to the

Oregon viticulturist tests, uses drone technology — Video

By |November 22nd, 2016|

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Chad Vargas demonstrates his modified DJI Phantom 4 drone from the back of his truck. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

Chad Vargas

Matson leads industry in automated cold storage technology — Video

By |November 17th, 2016|

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Pallets stand five racks high, cramped, dark and sci-fi eerie. Robotic cranes, guided by lasers and bar codes, retrieve the

Gripper’s gentle touch

By |November 7th, 2016|

Pneumatic air-controlled gripper may lend itself to robotic fruit harvest.

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