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Precision Farming in 2021: What it is & why it's changing everything in agriculture.

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 5, 2021

Producing food sustainably for an ever-increasing population is one of the greatest single challenges of our time. This challenge has been compounded in recent years by plateauing profits and production, as well as serious environmental concerns posed by traditional methodologies. ...

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Photo Friday: Gas Analysis in Ghana - Helping Farmers Avoid Postharvest Losses

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Feb. 26, 2021

"Working in a remote area of Ghana, access to a versatile Portable Ethylene Gas Analyzer provided a great improvement in quality and variety of data generated in a study on shelf-life characteristics of 10 sweet potato genotypes in northern Ghana. ...

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Detecting Fungal Disease in the Fresh Produce Supply Chain

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Feb. 4, 2021

Ethylene produced by many fungi can cause disease in perishable fresh produce. Scientists found that this phytohormone can be used as a marker in non-destructive diagnosis for fruit disease detection of post-harvest fruits. A portable gas analyzer was used in ...

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Measuring Maturity of Unopened Cotton Bolls with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Feb. 2, 2021

Scientists used the portable F-750 Produce Quality Meter, an industry-standard, to test if NIR Spectroscopy can be useful in measuring the maturity of unopened cotton bolls. This was part of a series of experiments to explore a novel application of ...

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