Technology

Resource Innovation Institute welcomes new producer-partners

The Resource Innovation Institute (RII) welcomes its latest round of producer-partners planning to benchmark their energy- and water-efficiency performance metrics as part of a USDA-funded project aimed at encouraging innovation and resource efficiency in the... more »

Farmers remain key to California’s renewable energy future

California is progressing toward its goal of achieving 100% renewable and carbon-neutral electricity by 2045, and agriculture may be an integral part of the solution. Farmers statewide have invested in renewable-energy technologies near vineyards, row-crop... more »

Entrepreneurs wanted for Ag Innovation Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), in partnership with Farm Credit, is seeking entrepreneurs to apply online for the 2023 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. Now in its ninth year, this national business competition showcases... more »

Boosting technology in fresh industry aided by IFPA accelerator

International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has launched the Fresh Field Catalyst, an accelerator program, to attract start-up, scale up and international technology solution providers interested in entering the global produce market. “As we move towards... more »

UGA-sponsored precision agriculture workshops’ registration open

Registration is open through March 18 for the upcoming Utilizing Precision Ag Technology Workshop being presented by the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UGA Cooperative Extension on March 29... more »

Southeast experts to be featured at ‘AI-driven Innovations in Agriculture’ event

The Auburn University College of Agriculture and its fellow land-grant universities throughout the Southeast are jointly hosting a conference next month to address the potential of artificial intelligence, robotics and automation in agriculture. Titled “Envisioning... more »

Multi-action autonomous farm robot for specialty crops set by Verdant Robotics

To meet farmers’ demands for more sustainable and profitable growing practices, Hayward, California-based Verdant Robotics announced the expansion of its robot-as-a-service (RaaS) model to ensure access for more specialty crop farmers today. Founded in late... more »

Duncan Family Farms and Agbotic plan distributed SmartFarms

Duncan Family Farms (DFF), one of North America's largest growers of organic leafy greens and herbs, and Agbotic, a leader in automation for organic, soil greenhouses, announced Feb. 18 their intent to jointly build and... 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

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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