Researchers seek grower input on CEA trends

University of California researchers are seeking grower input on emerging controlled environment agriculture (CEA) trends through a survey. ... continue reading »

Report: Labor shortages driving annual $500K spending on automation

Growers now spend an average of $500,000 a year on automation, according to a Specialty Crop Automation Report released and commissioned by Western Gr... continue reading »

Atlas Copco’s new vacuum pump series offers industrial advantages

Industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco has developed a new DVS vacuum pump series that guarantees emission-free, quiet operation. The oil-fr... continue reading »

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Idaho Steel partners with college on workforce program

International food processing equipment manufacturer Idaho Steel has partnered with the College of Eastern Idaho on an education and workforce develop... continue reading »

Chemical company, pasta maker partner to produce sustainable packaging

Saudi chemical manufacturing company SABIC has teamed up with Italia pasta maker Garofalo to produce a new, sustainable pasta packaging. The packag... continue reading »

New CEO takes helm at JBS USA

JBS USA has a new CEO after the retirement of Tim Schellpeper. Schellpeper, who joined JBS USA in 2017 as president of the company’s fed beef busine... continue reading »

A rendering of a 65,000-square-foot energy facility

Ground broken on 65,000-square-foot food waste processing facility

Food waste management company Divert Inc. has broken ground on a 65,000-square-foot diversion and energy facility in Turlock, California, that will ca... continue reading »

ISU professor, seed center director Misra new NIFA director

Manjit M. Misra, a longtime professor at Iowa State University and the former director of the university's Seed Science Center, is the new director of... continue reading »

Conveying equipment manufacturer PFI adds new team members

Conveying equipment manufacturer PFI has added two account managers and a field engineering supervisor. Shane Peterson and Zach Cathey join the Pen... continue reading »

Produce industry veteran Gay dies at age 89

The longtime leader of global produce production, distribution and logistics provider Tom Lange Co. has died. Farrell Cole “Dutch” Gay, who ser... continue reading »