Ag robotics focus of fall northern California FIRA USA 

FIRA USA — the ag robotics conference — is returning to California. FIRA USA is set to provide a convergence of technology in the global AgRobotics sector.  The third edition of the agricul... more »

California Strawberry Commission provides research update

California strawberry growers and industry members gathered in early May for the California Strawberry Commission’s (CSC) Production Research meeting held in Santa Maria, California to hear from str... more »

Speakers announced for Center for Produce Safety event

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) is promoting the names of the scientists who will be presenting at the 2024 CPS Research Symposium. The event is scheduled for June 18-19 at the Hyatt Regency De... more »

Insect forum scheduled at MSU

Michigan State University’s Department of Entomology is planning an insect symposium. The Excellence in Insect Science Symposium 2024 is scheduled for May 16-17 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conferenc... more »

Autonomous robots: Vegetable industry savior?

Can autonomous robots be the salvation for the vegetable industry's labor woes? The latest World FIRA event showcased a wide range of robots and autonomous solutions for vegetable growing. Emili... more »

California’s Mayra Paniagua receives strawberry award

Mayra Paniagua, a second-generation California grower, has received the Strawberry Industry Impact Award from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. Paniagua's parents migrated from Mexico, st... more »

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