Technology and equipment

Khot: Drone data for agriculture

By |February 27th, 2018|

While it seems the sky’s the limit, using unmanned aircraft in your orchard requires some caution.

Mullinax: Are you ready for liftoff?

By |February 27th, 2018|

A few things to consider before launching an ag drone initiative.

On a mission to vanquish viruses in vineyards

By |February 26th, 2018|

Researcher aims to better understand prevalence of viral infections — and to develop quick tests for detecting them.

Follow our editors while they report on the IFTA New Zealand visit

By |February 15th, 2018|

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Editor Shannon Dininny and Photojournalist TJ Mullinax are in New Zealand, covering the study tour organized by the International Fruit

20 years in the making

By |February 12th, 2018|

Milbrandt brothers look back on two decades in Washington’s wine grape industry as they open the state’s largest custom wine bottling operation.

No-dig trellis is on solid ground

By |February 12th, 2018|

Agricultural engineer uses steel posts and concrete footings for above-ground trellis system.

Should you grow vertical or V?

By |February 12th, 2018|

That’s the question when preparing for robotic pickers in your orchard.

A flash of enhancement for red grapes

By |February 5th, 2018|

Hopes are high that new technology can improve Michigan reds.

The ripe way for pears in postharvest

By |January 30th, 2018|

Specialist Rob Blakey makes industrywide recommendations for postharvest pear ripening.

Researchers discover a coat of armor for cherries

By |January 30th, 2018|

A thin film of gum acacia shows promise to prevent splitting in packing house trials.

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