Technology

Western Growers, S2G Ventures name AgSharks Competition finalists

The three finalists that will compete in the 2022 AgSharks Competition, pitching their innovations in front of a live audience of the world’s largest specialty crop producers, have been chosen. The winner will receive a... more »

Biome Makers, Syngenta join tech to improve soil biodiversity

Biome Makers BeCrop technology is used across the globe to deliver insights into soil biology and sets the standard for soil health. Syngenta’s research and development-led LivinGro program will use BeCrop to make science-based decisions... more »

USDA: Protect your PACA rights

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reminding buyers and sellers of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables subject to the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) how to preserve their rights when using electronic invoicing. Buyers... more »

Where are all the robots?

Over the past several months, the winners of the International Fresh Produce Association Fresh Field Catalyst Accelerator program have been immersing themselves in the produce industry. In some cases, these companies have solutions that exist... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference registration opens

Registration is open for the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, the south’s premier fruit and vegetable educational conference and trade show for growers, packers and shippers. The conference returns to the Savannah Convention Center... more »

Foundations focused on fruit and vegetable consumption to merge

The Foundation for Fresh Produce and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) are merging to further advance fruit and vegetable consumption in America and create the largest global community of advocates for produce. “The produce... more »

UF’s Mike Gutter to lead Virginia Cooperative Extension

Mike Gutter, who has an extensive track record of developing and funding partnerships and programs that benefit local communities, has been named the director of Virginia Cooperative Extension and an associate dean of the Virginia Tech College of... more »

Summit focuses on climate change solutions

SVG Ventures|THRIVE will showcase innovative start-ups and their plans to address climate change at the Global Impact Summit. The summit is the culmination of a six-month search through more than 500 applicants from 70 countries;... more »

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