Technology and equipment

Washington researchers get a look at European innovations

By |April 2nd, 2019|

Research commission tour finds some exciting ideas but no major advances on technology tour in Germany and the Netherlands.

Dustin Tobin, a young grower from Grandview, Washington

By |April 1st, 2019|

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family background/Dustin grew up working with his family at Dave Tobin Farms and studied viticulture and enology at Walla Walla

Getting ready for robots

By |March 28th, 2019|

Evolution of the technology and the orchard required for robotic harvest.

Robotic picking machine’s first apple harvest underway: Video

By |March 27th, 2019|

Abundant Robotics debuts robotic harvester in New Zealand apple orchard for first harvest headed to market.

Protecting fruit from cold with spray-on jackets

By |March 27th, 2019|

WSU researchers trying to insulate fruit trees with cellulose nanocrystals.

Canopy camera in your pocket: Video

By |March 26th, 2019|

Smartphone photos, coupled with a computer program that analyzes orchard canopies, could help growers count their crops before harvest.

New technology explores pollination automation

By |March 21st, 2019|

Israeli tech company working to develop automated pollination.

Researcher spins off pollen suspension

By |March 19th, 2019|

WSU researcher licenses pollen suspension while continuing electrostatic research.

Pollination calculation: Every bee counts

By |March 19th, 2019|

Online tool helps growers assess how much pollination they get from wild bees.

Cornell offers in-depth fruit school March 26 and 27

By |March 7th, 2019|

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Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is offering a two-day, in-depth fruit school: “Precision Crop Load Management and

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