The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culprits — diseases, pests, bee forage avail... more
Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.
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On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration released the much anticipated new Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drone regulations, also referred to... more »
Farmobile, a farm data company, has expanded its Minnesota Data Store. Beginning in this year’s harvest season, any Minnesota farmer who automatic... more »
Organic and sustainable agriculture experts from the University of Georgia will host their fifth annual Organic Twilight Tour on Thursday, July 14 fr... more »
1. Apps are critical to ag. Farmers use mobile technology for many things, including turning irrigation and other equipment on or off, maintaining pe... more »
DJI, a commercial drone manufacturer, and Washington State University (WSU) will partner on research and use of unmanned aerial systems in precision a... more »
University of Arizona plant scientist and professor emeritus Merle Jensen labeled controlled environment agriculture the “birth of an agricultural r... more »
For 20 years, the Leeds Farm in Delaware County (Ohio) has opened its gates to thousands of visitors on autumn weekends for hayrides, zip lines, pig r... more »
Imagine a day when a farmer can stand in a field, wave a handheld device over a tomato and detect pathogens immediately, potentially saving lives and ... more »
May was a very cool, cloudy and wet month, which is having all kinds of repercussions now and into the summer for field crops. Gordon Johnson and Kate... more »
The United Fresh Produce Association will present its 2016 FreshTech Achievement Award to David Offerdahl, director of ag engineering, at Taylor Farms... more »