Technology and equipment

Arctic armor: Methods of combating frost

By |September 6th, 2017|

New frost prevention investments by Michigan growers paid off during 2017 bloom-time frost.

Grower helps develop automated reflective color-fabric roller – Video

By |September 5th, 2017|

Their work shines

The high-tech promise of hands-off

By |August 29th, 2017|

Mechanization researchers have seen quality improvements along with possibilities of cost savings.

X-ray vision to see ice formation inside buds

By |August 29th, 2017|

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Using an advanced type of X-ray imaging to examine ice formation inside wild grape buds, a researcher is getting a

Same grapes, different names – Cynthiana and Norton

By |August 29th, 2017|

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A long-running debate over grapes in Missouri and Arkansas has been put to rest by researchers at Missouri State University.

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Allan Bros. paces innovation

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Longtime Washington fruit company leads the way with development of new technologies, including collaboration on vacuum picker.

A better way to spray

By |August 16th, 2017|

Application tech specialist from Ontario finds crop-adapted spraying reduces pesticide use by an average of 25 percent.

Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Orchard mechanization gains momentum

By |August 8th, 2017|

Growers increasingly find ways to adopt new technologies across all four seasons.

Willett: Taking advantage of technology

By |August 8th, 2017|

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The desire to automate segments of the tree fruit industry isn’t new.

At its formation, as far back as the 1960s,

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