technology

Inteligistics brings real-time info on field trucks and product

Inteligistics, which has built a suite of smart digital products to monitor and improve efficiency for logistics, supply chain and cold chain management for companies producing and selling perishable products, now brings their technology solutions... more »

Michigan ag department grants will reward farm innovation

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is accepting applications for a new Farm Innovation Grant Program designed to help develop and support innovative solutions for farm, agriculture processing and supply chain problems facing... more »

Nexus Robotics receives $2.6 million to advance self-driving weeders

Nexus Robotics Inc. recently received $2.6 million in grant funding to create the next generation of autonomous weeding robots. The funding, from Sustainable Development Technology Canada, is designed to help provide farmers with environmentally friendly options. "This... more »

Cybersecurity threats focus of Viva Fresh session

With agriculture highly dependent on technology, growers must prepare for and properly respond to cyberattacks. A record number of cyberattacks occurred in 2021, said Greg Gatzke, president and founder of ZAG Technical Services. Gatzke discussed... more »

CODA Farm Technologies unveils remote monitoring device for irrigation

During Smart Irrigation Month in July, agricultural irrigation company CODA Farm Technologies unveiled its new, third-generation FarmHQ retrofit cellular device for remote monitoring monitoring and control for hard-hose irrigation reels and pumps. The device is... more »

AI helps detect watermelon disease quickly

If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production. But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons... more »

Midwest weed control day showcases tech

The Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day is returning to Benton Harbor, Michigan, in September. The Sept. 14 event is at the Michigan State University Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center in Benton Harbor. The... more »

Nabaco adds produce industry expert to board of directors

Craig Stephen, a senior leader and advisor in the consumer food and produce industry, has joined the board of directors and advisory board for Nabaco® Inc. Nabaco manufactures a revolutionary safe and edible coating that extends... more »

CropManage tool lowers fertilizer, water use

Since the free online irrigation and fertility decision support tool CropManage launched in 2011 for use in lettuce fields, the University of California has added more than two dozen row and permanent crops. Users can... more »

Abstracts for Fresno ag robot event due soon

Academics, researchers and students have until July 18 to submit abstracts for FIRA USA (International Forum for Agricultural Robots). The event, Oct. 18-20 at the Fresno Convention Center, will bring together growers, robot manufacturers, startups,... 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

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