Technology and equipment

Ferguson: Renewed focus on little cherry disease

By |May 23rd, 2016|

Research underway to study leafhopper vectors of Western X.

Controlling cherry cracking

By |May 19th, 2016|

Reducing moisture uptake can help prevent cracking in storage.

Optical lines are growing

By |May 17th, 2016|

Upgrades using near-infrared technology to sort fruit are necessary to keep pace with the industry.

Replacing labor with technology

By |May 10th, 2016|

It can be a challenge for small growers with limited budgets.

Ag tech

By |May 10th, 2016|

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A new educational program in Yakima, Washington, aims to meet the growing need for agricultural equipment technicians who have the

Cornell starts up new solar project

By |May 10th, 2016|

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Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm is online.

The 2-megawatt energy facility, which was built to offset nearly 40 percent

Better ways to spray

By |May 1st, 2016|

Five tips from sprayer training workshop can help limit your pesticide drift.

Paul Bavaro, a young grower from Escalon, California

By |April 30th, 2016|

Paul is a fourth-generation peach grower who’s been working with his father, Frank, on mechanization trials to help reduce labor costs and improve fruit quality.

A spray-plus education (Video)

By |April 29th, 2016|

Farm worker teaching team leads the nation in preparing workers for safe use of pesticides.

Not your grandpa’s weather vane

By |April 27th, 2016|

New fruit models, seamless data boost Michigan’s Enviro-weather system.

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