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Feb 13, 2014 Innovations
Blackberries Below Zero
Harsh winter regions are not friendly to blackberry production. Cold weather causes poor fruit development and attempts at covering upright canes to protect them have proven ineffective.
Come Fly With Me
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are the newest refinement in mapping that allow farmers to know more about what is happening on their lands and why.
One Person Can Summon the Wind
Wind machines are now such a fixed part of the landscape wherever there are orchards and vineyards it can be easy to forget that they have made dramatic improvements and offer much more versatility the past few years
Almost every orchard and vineyard manager loves and hates the picking season. This is when, literally, the fruits of their labour are borne, but many years it is a gamble as to whether a grower will get enough dedicated pickers when the crunch is on.
Dr. Giuseppe Mazza, a retired researcher from the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, has invented a process that uses temperature and pressure controlled water to extract and concentrate phytochemicals from fruits and vegetables.