Tomato breeders seek machine-harvestable varieties

09/11/2013 11:56:43 AM

NAPLES, Fla. — University of Florida tomato breeders are working to develop varieties that can... Watch Video.

Drones may be coming soon to a farm near you

09/11/2013 10:09:10 AM

Drones—unmanned remotely controlled aircraft—could be coming to agriculture soon. Growers got a glimpse of the technology... Read more.

Robotics could reduce apple harvest costs 80%

09/09/2013 12:49:00 PM

Robotic picking machines could begin to help reduce the need for fruit harvesters by 80% or more within... Read more.

California pesticide department funds two IPM projects

09/06/2013 4:21:48 PM

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has awarded two grants totaling nearly $400,000 to two... Read more.

Developing robotic apple harvest inches along

08/29/2013 8:57:09 PM

The days of mechanical apple harvest are inching closer to fruition. Manoj Karkee, an assistant professor... Read more.

Vote for the best tomato varieties to include in grafting project

08/29/2013 4:00:00 AM

Ohio State University researchers are part of a collaborative tomato grafting project, and they want... Read more.

Arkansas looks at winter strawberry production under tunnels

08/27/2013 1:12:36 PM

Locally grown strawberries during the Mid-South winter may become a reality, thanks to research being... Read more.

UPDATED: A look at using beneficial fungi against avocado pests

08/26/2013 4:43:47 PM

A foam containing a beneficial fungi originally developed to fight Formosan subterranean termites mite also... Read more.

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