Technology

Manure application study aims to improve food safety

New field research out of Clarkson University in upstate New York is taking a look at how microbes can travel from manure application sites to downwind produce. The research team, led by Shane Rogers, an... more »

App helps protect bees from pesticides

Protecting bees from pesticides just got easier with the release by Oregon State University of a smartphone app that farmers and beekeepers can use to consult a publication when they’re out in the field. The... more »

WSU-developed tech could give growers better harvest data

New technology could help specialty crop growers get more out of their harvests, WSU researchers report in the March issue of “Computers and Electronics in Agriculture.” Most growers of specialty crops like fruits, vegetables and... more »

Flex, Bosch invest in CropX

Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) and the Flex technology accelerator Lab IX have invested in CropX, a provider of adaptive irrigation. CropX plans to use the strategic partnerships to accelerate product development and expand market... more »

PMA Tech Knowledge joins technology, produce

The third annual Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Tech Knowledge Symposium, May 17-19 in Santa Clara, California, aims to help industry members discover solutions and prepare for the future. PMA Tech Knowledge Symposium will... more »

State involvement a mixed bag for Cuban growers

For part one of Sam’s trip to Cuba, click here. The farmers we met in Cuba were all in their 50s and had made career changes, such as transitioning from factory workers or Communist party... more »

FreshTech Achievement Award open for nominations

The United Fresh Produce Association is now taking nominations for its first FreshTech Achievement Award, to be presented to a company or individual in recognition of outstanding technical achievement to advance the fresh produce industry. “The United... more »

Philips highlights LED grow lights in greenhouses

On March 8 and 9, a group of 50 tomato growers, owners and consultants from nine countries participated in the third Philips High Wire Event organized by Philips Horticulture LED lighting to learn from each other. Participants... more »

Current Issue

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

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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