Recent Stories by Chris Koger
Aug 29, 2019 by Chris Koger
A robotic strawberry harvester known as the T-6 from Advanced Farm Technologies, Davis, Calif., has received a $7.5 million boost from investors in a Series A funding round.
Jul 05, 2018 by Chris Koger
Local, state and federal agricultural entities have lifted a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine in northern Los Angeles County.
May 11, 2018 by Chris Koger
The high-tech ag revolution on produce farms is on the menu at a luncheon sponsored by Western Growers and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
May 02, 2018 by Chris Koger
Holt Logistics Corp. is conducting a pilot based on blockchain-based global trade solution developed by Maersk and IBM at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia.
Apr 11, 2018 by Chris Koger
Companies with ideas on how to automate planting, harvests and other farming tasks can compete for a minimum of $250,000 through The Radicle Automation Challenge from Western Growers and Radicle Growth.
Feb 21, 2018 by Chris Koger
As the clock winds down on a government mandate for truckers to begin using electronic devices to log hours, Western Growers continues to seek a permanent exemption to produce and other agricultural commodities.
Jan 17, 2018 by Chris Koger
Fifteen startups focusing on agriculture, water, and energy technology will be eligible to pitch their ideas to possible investors through the Fresno State Valley Venture Accelerator.
Oct 30, 2017 by Chris Koger
Indoor vertical grower AeroFarms has secured $40 million in Series D financing, pulling in investors from Dubai, London, New York, Beijing and The Netherlands.
Sep 28, 2017 by Chris Koger
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — The day before the latest round of NAFTA renegotiation talks began Sept. 23, the Trump administration signaled to Congress it would seek specific provisions for seasonal and perishable products.