Technology and equipment

Success with fresh sliced pears and peaches

By |September 3rd, 2015|

A Fresno-based, California company is one of the first to bring fresh-cut pears and stone fruit to the retail market.

Doorninks share yield-boosting strategies

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Growers harvest more apples than they once thought possible.

Fresh-cut path for Woot Froot

By |August 28th, 2015|

Kim Gaarde did the impossible by bringing fresh-sliced pears, peaches, and nectarines to consumers.

Hedging to improve quality

By |August 26th, 2015|

A Washington grower-packer foresees multiple benefits from mechanical pruning.

Help with hedging

By |August 25th, 2015|

When can mechanical pruning be done and will it increase fruit sunburn?

Intrexon buys biological insect control company, Oxitec

By |August 10th, 2015|

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Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company that describes itself as involved in synthetic biology, has agreed to buy Oxitec,

FairWeigh system for fair pay

By |August 3rd, 2015|

WSU develops in-the-field weighing system for picking buckets.

Magic water

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Electrolyzed water is making waves in storage and packing house sanitation.

IFTA summer tour highlights gear to help fruit beat the heat

By |July 22nd, 2015|

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The 2015 IFTA summer tour provided an intense learning environment for growers and researchers who took part in the the

Drone ready to work in fruit

By |July 9th, 2015|

FAA approved Yamaha’s remote-controlled copter for agricultural use.

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