Precision Crop Load Management of Apples (PACMAN) is a USDA-NIFA-SCRI funded project led by Cornell University and includes Co-project investigators from WSU (Stefano Musacchi and Karen Lewis), MSU, NCSU, Penn State, UMASS, VA Tech, and the WTFRC (Tory Schmidt).
Project website: www.pacman.extension.org
The project team is developing a web series and the first 8 videos are available.
Session I – How can PACMAN help you make more money? Includes presentations by Terence Robinson, Jon Clements, Brent Arnoldussen, and Todd Einhorn.
Session ll – Show and Tell, includes presentations by the following companies: Pometa, Fruit Scout, LaGasse/Aurea/Munckhof, and Orchard Robotics.
Session lll – Show and Tell, includes presentations by the following companies: Outfield, Vivid Machines, AgerPix, and Innov8. The final video is a discussion on adoption led by Mauricio Guerre Funes of Cornell.
Session lV (Upcoming) – Engineering Briefing is being scheduled for March 9th and will include presentations by the engineering team at Penn State, Cornell, and MOOG. Details are posted in Fruit Matters Events. Click here to register.
Learn more and stay in touch by visiting:
• Research page for research team objectives, activities, and collaborators
• Extension page for Extension team outreach plans and PACMAN outputs and outcomes
• Posts aka PACMAN ‘blog’ for news about what PACMAN is up to, who we are, and other neat things as we discover them!