Technology

Nabaco adds produce industry expert to board of directors

Craig Stephen, a senior leader and advisor in the consumer food and produce industry, has joined the board of directors and advisory board for Nabaco® Inc. Nabaco manufactures a revolutionary safe and edible coating that extends... more »

CropManage tool lowers fertilizer, water use

Since the free online irrigation and fertility decision support tool CropManage launched in 2011 for use in lettuce fields, the University of California has added more than two dozen row and permanent crops. Users can... more »

Abstracts for Fresno ag robot event due soon

Academics, researchers and students have until July 18 to submit abstracts for FIRA USA (International Forum for Agricultural Robots). The event, Oct. 18-20 at the Fresno Convention Center, will bring together growers, robot manufacturers, startups,... more »

Wilbur-Ellis, Guardian Ag partner to bring autonomous aircrafts to growers

Guardian Agriculture, the developer of the first fully autonomous crop protection aircraft system, has secured a multi-million-dollar partnership with Wilbur-Ellis, a marketer, distributor and manufacturer of agriculture products, specialty chemicals and animal feed. The partnership... more »

USDA adds specialty crops to market news app

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has added specialty crops to the USDA Market News App 2.0 update. The free app gives producers and others in the supply chain instant access to market information about conventional... more »

Bowery Farming, Unfold partner on vertical farm seed development

Vertical farming company Bowery Farming and Unfold, a seed and digital solutions company advancing the vertical farming industry, have formed a partnership to create locally produced vegetables through new seed varieties. Controlled environmental agriculture needs... more »

AgroFresh, Novozymes partnership addresses post-harvest freshness

Biotech company Novozymes and post-harvest freshness solutions provider AgroFresh are forming a research and commercialization partnership. Through the partnership, the companies will be developing products that can improve post-harvest food quality and minimize waste by... more »

Digicrop views robotics, precision ag

Robotics and other technologies designed to benefit agriculture were at the forefront of Digicrop, the International Conference on Digital Technologies for Sustainable Crop Production. The virtual March 28-30 conference assembled researchers from a variety of... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

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