Technology and equipment

The margins of mechanization

By |May 22nd, 2019|

Oregon State University economist assesses the costs and benefits of mechanizing vineyard tasks.

Mission ahead for Washington researchers

By |May 15th, 2019|

Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission celebrating 50 years driving industry innovation.

Good to Know: 2019 Pacific Northwest cherry research funding

By |May 13th, 2019|

More than $930,000 provided for 20 different research projects.

Recruiting researchers requires patience

By |May 8th, 2019|

Even with an endowment, finding the right experts is a long process.

On the road to tech

By |May 2nd, 2019|

Research commission says new technology roadmap will spur innovation and guide investment.

Michael Mitterer, a young grower from Kastelbell, South Tyrol, Italy

By |April 28th, 2019|

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family background / Michael grew up working at his family farm in the Alps in Northern Italy (elevation near 2,300

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.

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