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Navigating Agtech: Expert Responses to 10 Common Questions About the Agricultural Technology Industry

Dr. Vijayalaxmi Kinhal | March 27, 2023

There is an explosion of innovative agtech development and production. The amount of information can sometimes be overwhelming but is also fragmented, making it challenging to understand all aspects of agtech. Therefore, we are answering common questions about agtech to provide the big picture to help people make an informed choice. How can agriculture tech… Continue reading…

50 University and Graduate Programs for Ag-tech

Dr. Vijayalaxmi Kinhal | March 20, 2023

Food production is the largest industry in the world and arguably also the most significant one. The food industry is, however, facing several challenges, such as increasing demand, a changing climate, scarcity of water, and the need to limit emissions and pollution. Therefore, we need people with working knowledge of the latest research advances in… Continue reading…

Utilizing Non-Destructive Sensors to Improve Fruit Quality and Grower Decision Making: An Interview with Dr. Ioannis Minas

Hunter Weber | March 16, 2023

  Assistant Professor Dr. Ioannis Minas from Colorado State University joined us recently to discuss his research and give a behind-the-scenes look at how he uses the F-750 Produce Quality Meter. Our Director of Applied Science, Galen George, and Dr. Minas discussed how traditional fruit quality testing methods are being replaced by modern technology. Dr.… Continue reading…

Top 105 Essential Resources for Agriculture Professionals: Updated for 2023

Dr. Vijayalaxmi Kinhal | March 1, 2023

In the constantly evolving world of agriculture, professionals must remain up-to-date with the latest information and technologies in order to maximize efficiency and reduce waste. Felix Instruments is committed to creating the world’s most precise, portable, and non-destructive measurement tools to support these goals. With this updated list of the top 100 essential resources for… Continue reading…

2023 Events to Watch Out for in Agriculture, Horticulture, and Plant Science

Dr. Vijayalaxmi Kinhal | February 28, 2023

The following is a refined list of agriculture events covering topics and themes related to producing and supplying fresh and processed food, fiber, medicines, and cosmetics. It is also suitable for individuals from industries that create machinery, analytical and measuring equipment, packaging, storage, and logistics solutions. We aim to present you with a valuable resource… Continue reading…

Collaboration and Innovation: Felix Instruments Participates in the 2023 World Avocado Congress

Hunter Weber | February 21, 2023

The Felix Instruments team is heading to the World Avocado Congress! The leading fruit industry event, slated for April 2-5, is a tremendous opportunity to explore the latest avocado trends, methods, and technology. Felix Instruments, a leading manufacturer of portable, precise measurement tools for plant physiology research, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming World Avocado… Continue reading…

Exploring the Advantages of NIR Spectroscopy in Agriculture: A Comprehensive Infographic

Hunter Weber | February 21, 2023

In the agriculture industry, the ability to accurately analyze the chemical composition of crops and soil is crucial for optimizing growth and yield. One powerful and efficient method for achieving this is Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS). NIR spectroscopy is a non-destructive technique that allows for quick and accurate measurement of various properties in plants and… Continue reading…

Improving Mango Quality

Dr. Vijayalaxmi Kinhal | February 20, 2023

Significant variations exist in the mango quality and yield from various regions worldwide. Integrating objective quality control and monitoring based on internal physiological parameters can help growers and suppliers maintain mango quality and their income in the supply chain. A systemic and coordinated approach is necessary to improve mango quality, as preharvest practices significantly impact… Continue reading…

Future-Proof Your Quality: How to Harness the Power of Spectroscopy in Commercial Agriculture – Part 2

Hunter Weber | February 15, 2023

Request a Quote | Schedule a Consultation Welcome to the second installment in our webinar series on spectroscopy in agriculture! This 6-part series will cover the A-Z of internal quality assessment, spectroscopy, chemometrics, model building, model validation, and optimization in a commercial agriculture setting. In Part 2: Building a Model Part 1 – Sample Plan… Continue reading…

Preserving Freshness: A Conversation on Innovations and Challenges in the Fresh-Cut Produce and Leafy Green Industries

Hunter Weber | February 15, 2023

In today’s world, food waste and the preservation of fresh produce have become increasingly important. The conversation between Eric, the Director of QFresh Lab, and Galen, the Director of Applied Science at Felix Instruments, delves into the challenges and innovations in the fresh-cut produce and leafy green industries. They discuss the impact of microbial growth… Continue reading…

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