Technology

Application period open for 2020 United Fresh Innovation Awards

United Fresh has opened the application period for the 2020 United Fresh Innovation Awards. Companies are encouraged to nominate their products and solutions in seven categories for the winning title which will be announced at... more »

Valley, Cordoba Technologies debut auto pivot irrigation

Valley Irrigation has partnered with Cordoba Technologies Inc. (CTI), an innovator in automated, high-precision application systems for crop protection products. “This partnership is our latest step toward a fully autonomous pivot,” said Trevor Mecham, vice... more »

Fruit Logistica Innovation Award has 10 nominations

Ten of the most innovative products, services and technical solutions to be launched in the past year are ready to compete for the fresh produce industry’s most coveted prize, the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA).... more »

Imagery technology gets boost with Wilbur-Ellis, Ceres partnership

Ceres Imaging, the aerial imagery provider that helps growers make proactive decisions to maximize resources, announced Jan. 27 a partnership with Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness to distribute and use its technology in core markets throughout the United... more »

Rutgers research reveals information gaps on LED lighting for indoor crops

While LED lighting can enhance plant growth in greenhouses, standards are needed to determine the optimal intensity and colors of light, according to Rutgers research that could help improve the energy efficiency of horticultural lighting... more »

Reinke boosts irrigation efficiency with the electronic swing arm corner

Reinke Manufacturing, a company in the irrigation systems and technology business, has introduced the ESAC, Reinke’s electronic swing arm corner technology to growers in the U.S. and Canada. Used in tandem with swing arms manufactured... more »

Drones impact modern sustainable ag

Drones... If you're thinking of apiculture, you might be thinking of drones (male bees). But if you're thinking of agriculture – more specifically sustainable agriculture practices in the 21st century – you ought to be... more »

Specialty crops added to uses for Farmers Edge technology

Backed by a large private constellation of satellites, digital-agriculture company Farmers Edge has begun offering its imagery and mapping technology for specialty crops, in hopes to help meet the evolving needs of growers worldwide. According to... more »


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