All posts tagged "harvest"

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    Researchers extend strawberry season four times

    Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have succeeded in...

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    Hortau Selected as Finalist for CogX Best Artificial Intelligence Product in Agriculture Award

    Hortau was recently named a CogX Award finalist in the Best Artificial Intelligence Product in Agriculture category....

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    The wonderful story of Rudolph Hass and its avocado

     In 1925, Rudolph Hass (rhymes with pass) was 33 years old and earning 25 cents an hour...

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    Climate change drive apple orchards to higher altitudes in India

    A new trend in apple cultivation has emerged in Himachal Pradesh — apples are being grown in sparsely vegetative areas at higher altitudes such as Lahaul and Spiti valley, courtesy of climate change a study claims. Fruit production industry in hilly zones is seeing a rise in temperature. Because of this, production...

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    For investors horticulture is a winner

    World-wide consumer interest in healthy food, growers being early-adopters of innovation, and rapid growth make horticulture in New Zealand ripe for further investment, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman. “Today, the government has released a business-focused overview in The Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Produce Industry 2017 which shows potential investors...

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    India loses agricultural productivity because of inefficient irrigation

    IN its forthcoming fifth and final budget, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s PTI-led coalition government is unlikely to break any new ground by denying substantial funding to agriculture to make the province self-sufficient in food. Over the past four years, agriculture got only 1.5-2.5pc of the amount earmarked for the province’s annual development programme. The...

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    Agricultural robotics will become a $12bn industry by 2027, report says

    Agriculture is one of the world’s least digitised major industries, but this will change as data acquisition, agricultural robotics and analytic companies grow.A report by technological research company IDTechEx says that many agricultural robotic companies are graduating into the market and are in the process of transforming the value chain of agriculture.The...

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    Grower blames California legislature for making asparagus production impossible

    Bob Ferguson traces his family roots growing asparagus back to the 1930s. “I’ve had a passion for this industry and the crop,” Ferguson said, speaking from his asparagus field on Union Island southwest of Stockton. Ferguson has 162 acres of asparagus ready to harvest. However, this year he is only harvesting 25...

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    Robots picking apples – A way to improve productivity

    Apples are the second most commonly consumed fruit in the U.S., according to data from the U.S....

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    Protests and climate change hits Kashmir apple industry

    It’s harvest season in Kashmir. Roads that till just last week saw pitched battles between protesters and...

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