Technology

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 »

Vegetable Growers News seeks reader feedback

Vegetable growers, what are your biggest concerns right now? Vegetable Growers News is seeking feedback from specialty crop growers on the biggest issues they’re facing and what topics they’re most interested in learning more about.... more »

Cyber safety webinars scheduled

A series of webinars is designed to help growers take proactive steps to fortify their cybersecurity and improve efficiencies. Agriculture IT consulting firm ZAG Technical Services (ZAG has launched a webinar series designed to empower... more »

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