LATEST NEWS FROM Produce Tech

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10:50AM Jul 02, 2020

COVID-19 ramps up desire for increased shipment visibility

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The COVID-19 crisis has increased the desire for greater visibility into all of the fresh food supply chain.

05:32AM Jun 26, 2020

Looking to the future of robotic harvesting machines

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

How close are robotic apple harvesting machines to commercial deployment?

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09:36AM Jun 25, 2020

Stewardship Index calculator released

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and SupplyShift announced the soft launch of the new SISC Stewardship Calculator.

14:56PM Jun 05, 2020

California melon marketer expands exports with AgroFresh

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Blythe, Calif.-based Fisher Ranch has expanded melon exports by extending the commodity’s storage window with the use of SmartFresh.

16:41PM Jun 03, 2020

USDA, other groups shift HLB research from lab to grove

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and other groups have invested nearly $47 million in research over the past six years through the Huanglongbing Multiagency Coordination Group.

19:50PM May 17, 2020

USDA-ARS seeks to prolong life of romaine in bagged salads

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified five romaine lettuce varieties that are slower to brown after processing.

10:11AM May 08, 2020

Giclas retires after 30 years at Western Growers

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

After nearly 30 years at Western Growers, Hank Giclas is retiring.