FIRA USA 2024 returns for this October

FIRA USA is set to provide a convergence of technology in the global AgRobotics sector this October, its third edition of the agricultural robotics conference, Oct. 22-24.  This northern California event offers industry stakeholders an... more »

Valley Irrigation displays irrigation equipment improvements

Valley Irrigation, a global supplier of precision irrigation technologies, recently showed off its irrigation equipment at the National Mall. Valley participated in the second Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall, hosted by the... more »

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 agricultural robotics conference... more »

University of Arizona, Western Growers host an AgTech conference

The University of Arizona and Western Growers are set to host an AgTech conference with field demos, Nov. 13-14 in Yuma, Arizona. The event is called The Desert Difference: A Showcase of AgTech Opportunities for Growing... 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. Emilie Casteil of Carottes de France... more »

USDA-ARS researchers recognized for achievements

The USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) recently recognized researchers for work that includes improving bee health to helping farmers control phosphorus runoff. A total of 12 researchers were honored April 23 for their scientific achievements.... more »

Grimmway Farms to acquire San Miguel Produce

Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield, California, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard, California. This acquisition marks a significant milestone in Grimmway’s strategic expansion efforts and underscores its commitment... more »

ZAG IT review boosts cybersecurity

ZAG Technical Services (ZAG) has released a new service offering promoting cybersecurity strength that is more accessible to growers and shippers. Based in San Jose, California, ZAG is a consulting firm specializing in information technology,... more »

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