Automating the Harvest, One Strawberry at a Time

Automating the Harvest, One Strawberry at a Time

First, let’s clear one thing up: the strawberry is not, in fact, a berry. It’s what botanists call an “aggregate accessory fruit,” meaning that the flesh of the fruit is derived from the receptacle that holds the ovaries. And those seeds all over the outside? Those... Read more
Microsoft is Coming for Agriculture. Is That a Good Thing?

Microsoft is Coming for Agriculture. Is That a Good Thing?

Here’s a headline I didn’t expect to see: “Microsoft Bringing AI to Ag.” From the author of that headline in Farm Journal: “Standing before a crowd of farmers at the 2018 Farm Journal AgTech Expo, keynote speaker Josh Henretig voiced what he believed a lot of farmers were thinking.

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My New Year’s Resolution for 2019

My New Year’s Resolution for 2019

The end of the year is a time to sit, relax with family and be happy for what you’ve accomplished over the last 12 months. It’s also a time to give thanks for all of the advantages we enjoy. For me, a lot of that turns back to innovation and the amazing work being... Read more