TECHNOLOGY

Syngenta turns to Salinas for lettuce germplasm

05/09/2014 4:10:19 PM

Syngenta has acquired a lettuce germplasm from Salinas, Calif.-based Eagle Research and Development Inc. The purchase... Read more.


Beneficial bacterium may curb Salmonella on tomatoes

05/09/2014 12:10:55 PM

Food and Drug Administration scientists have found a benign bacterium that may block Salmonella from... Read more.


Machines harvest about one-sixth of California raisin crop

05/06/2014 8:30:00 PM

About one-sixth of California's raisin acres are harvested mechanically, according to a report from the... Read more.



Smartphone app helps diagnose pests remotely

05/06/2014 11:12:44 AM

A smartphone application developed by Purdue University could help growers nationwide to submit pest samples... Read more.


San Francisco firm grows carrots hydroponically

05/06/2014 10:53:50 AM

San Francisco-based Got Produce? has developed a way to grow root vegetables, including carrots,... Read more.


Website helps California nut, grape growers improve irrigation

04/28/2014 11:25:39 AM

The University of California, Davis, has launched a new website to help almond, walnut, prune and... Watch Video.


UPDATED: Martori perfects its hot wash system for cantaloupes

04/25/2014 5:47:12 PM

Martori Farms has finalized a three-year process of switching to a method of cleaning its cantaloupes... Read more.



Robotic harvesters may be the future

04/28/2014 11:22:16 AM

SALINAS, Calif. — A tight labor supply and the allure of savings motivate growers in the Salinas... Read more.


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