Ag Tech field days are scheduled for July 28 and Aug 2nd. The Precision Crop Load Management Technology field day is scheduled for the morning of July 28 at the WSU Sunrise Orchard east of Rock Island. The field day begins with an overview and update of the SCRI Precision Crop Load Management in Apple project, followed by demonstrations of several vision based commercial technologies developed to assist in crop load management including Vivid Machines, Pometa, Innov8 / Green Atlas, Munckhof Manufacturing and Aurea.
The 2023 WA Fruit Smart Orchard Project Field Day, sponsored by by Inov8, WSU, and WTFRC, will be held the morning of Aug 2 in Grandview, WA. The Smart Orchard project involves the use of various technologies such as LiDAR, Green Atlas Cartographer, SmartGuided Systems (SmartApply), Swan Systems, Nutrien Ag, WSU AgWeatherNet, FloraPulse, SmartApply, Soiltech, EWING, Swan Systems, PocketiNet, SoilOptix, Burro, and Burrow Tractors to inform and optimize different aspects of apple orchard operations, including sunburn prevention, herbicide application, chemical thinning, and irrigation.
Event details including location and registration links can be accessed through the Event Calendar tabs on treefruit.wsu.edu. If you plan to attend – please register so we have sufficient water, snacks and handouts.