Technology

Good Things Are Coming in Better Packages

R&D / Technology

We are now well into the era of what’s called “active packaging,” and – like many technological breakthroughs – this one started with the military. Prior to the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991, the Army’s Natick Soldier Research, Development and ... read more

Frost 101

Crops / Environment / Technology

Growers know what frost is, but few may understand the physics behind how it develops. Such an understanding is useful when figuring out how to protect your vines from frost damage. First, it is important to understand two thermal processes: ... read more

AgriTech: Pushing U.S. Agriculture to New Heights

Technology

We’re not quite there yet, but in the near future, American farms will be able to virtually run themselves. It’s all because of a steady stream of high-tech breakthroughs that are making agriculture safer, more efficient, and much more profitable. ... read more