Southern Crop

Southern Crop



Precision Agriculture

The Age of Robot Farmers

It was a hot February morning at Wish Farms, a large strawberry-growing operation outside Plant City, Florida. Gary Wishnatzki, the proprietor, met me at one of the farm offices. In the high season, Wish Farms picks, chills, and ships some twenty million berries—all handpicked by a seasonal workforce of six[…]

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Robotic Apple Harvester Makes Debut in New Zealand

Abundant Robotics’ apple picker has made its maiden voyage, officially, during T&G Global’s harvest in Napier on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. This marks the first time the robotic harvester has been used during a commercial harvest. Read More

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Ag Legislation and Regulation

Worldwide Agriculture and Trade

Food Trends

TED 2019: The $50 Lab Burger Transforming Food

Bruce Friedrich has been a vegetarian for 30 years but he has recently been enjoying the taste of meat again. The burgers he has been tucking into have been described by Bill Gates as “the future of food” – lab-grown meat culled from the cells of animals. Read More

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