The robots aren’t coming – they’ve already arrived. At least, that’s the case at the University of Georgia, where a team of researchers use all-terrain rovers on the ground and drones in the air to quickly and accurately gather crop data, including growth patterns, stress tolerance and general health.
It’s been a miserable few years for Florida’s orange crop. And now to add insult to injury, California is gearing up to steal the sunshine’s state crown as the king of U.S. citrus production. Read moreRead More »
For the last decade-plus, Florida growers have been in a pitched battle with citrus greening, not to mention other pests and diseases. One element they have not had to contend with is a major hurricane, until Matthew came along last month. Read moreRead More »