Technology

Edible coating extends shelf life of fresh produce

A new edible coating, NatuWrap, extends the shelf life of fresh produce, cutting down on food waste. NatuWrap keeps moisture in and oxygen and unwanted micro-organisms out, according to a news release, providing value to... more »

UGA establishes Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture

The University of Georgia is leveraging faculty expertise and strengthening industry ties through a new Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture whose research and outreach will help sustainably feed a growing global population. The creation of... more »

CHS Foundation awards grants supporting precision agriculture

The CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc., has awarded six grants totaling $829,000 to support development, education and sustainable benefits of precision agriculture. The CHS Foundation supports agricultural and energy-related projects at... more »

Evolution Wheel announces EWRS-PIVOT series irrigation tire

Evolution Wheel has introduced its newest domestically manufactured tire, the EWRS-PIVOT Series irrigation tire for center pivot irrigation systems. Evolution Wheel is known for being a leader in innovative top-quality heavy equipment traction technology. Developing... more »

PATS, Biobest partnership gives growers access to scouting tool

Thanks to an alliance with technology company PATS, Biobest's portfolio of IPM solutions has gained a scouting tool. As of May 16, growers can take advantage of PATS-C, a system that detects real-time flying pests,... more »

Spectrum unveils wireless plant growth station

Spectrum Technologies is expanding its broad product offering with the release of the WatchDog Wireless Plant Growth Station. Through the single portable station, growers can now receive real-time, crop-specific environmental data on their smartphone including... more »

IFPA names Fresh Field Catalyst winners

International Fresh Produce Association has announced 12 winners of the Fresh Field Catalyst program. The winning companies will be invited to take part in an immersion week to take place May 9-13, where they will... more »

GUSS Automation now part of joint venture with John Deere

Deere & Co. has formed a joint venture with GUSS Automation LLC, in Kingsburg, California. GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System) is a pioneer in semi-autonomous orchard and vineyard sprayers. High-value crops (HVCs), such as orchards... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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West Coast growers battle water shortages

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SC farming family legacy passes century mark

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