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All About Drones: Improving food safety

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Drones can be used in detecting pathogens for food safety. Nanoreagents, LLC, based in Tampa, FL, …

All About Drones: Data analysis

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Analyzing data from drones is very time-consuming and requires specific, high-level knowledge of software, even statistics.

All About Drones: Data collection

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As with several strawberry growers, Olga Walsh, research associate professor at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho, sees many benefits from drones.

All About Drones: The future is now

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Swarms of drones will be commonplace in orchards and fields one day.

All About Drones: High-tech help for growers

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Using drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, in agricultural applications remains a relatively new phenomenon.

Cannabis: The path to legalization

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In the last fifty years, there has been increasing movement toward the legalization of cannabis, starting with a 1972 measure passed in Oregon that decriminalized possession.

Cannabis: The view from the North

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Canada legalized cannabis in October 2018. As a result, says a source knowledgeable about Canadian agriculture, “there was a real cannabis rush about two years ago.”

Cannabis: Florida takes the challenge

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In Florida, hemp has attracted a great deal of attention among growers.

Cannabis: The American Scene

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Hemp in the United States, whether grown for biomass or cannabis derivatives, has had a wild ride in recent years.

Cannabis: Illusory pot of gold or the crop of the future?

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Cannabis and hemp both come from the same plant. As its legalization continues to spread from state to state, fruit and vegetable producers may wonder if these crops fit into their growing plans—now or in the future.