Market Watch January 10, 2019
Giles is editor of Florida Grower, a Meister Media Worldwide publication.
Farm to Fork August 24, 2018
By Frank Giles|August 24, 2018
When the Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) was standardized in 1982, permitting the worldwide proliferation of interconnected networks and eventually the internet, very few would have ever dreamed of the digital information age it would unleash, writes Frank Giles on...
In-Field Technologies April 11, 2018
By Frank Giles|April 11, 2018
For Harvest CROO Robotics’ automated strawberry harvester, the picking wheel is the heart of technology with cameras to identify ripe berries and clamps to pick them. Photo courtesy of Harvest CROO Robotics While the immigration debate...
Drones | UAVs March 13, 2018
By Frank Giles|March 13, 2018
This unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is equipped with a LiDAR camera. Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis recently joined the faculty at UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (SWFREC) in Immokalee, writes Frank Giles on...
Market Watch January 17, 2018
By Frank Giles|January 17, 2018
Brittany Lee of Waldo-based Florida Blue Farms stands in front of a young planting of blueberries. Photo by Frank Giles Brittany Lee is no stranger to land management, writes Frank Giles on GrowingProduce.com. She grew up around it,...
Market Watch January 23, 2017
By Frank Giles|January 23, 2017
Technology is going mobile, allowing growers to access information in the field from tablets or phones. Photo courtesy of Highland Precision Ag This year, the iPhone will celebrate its 10th birthday. In only a decade, smartphones...