By Ann Donahue

Needless to say, the world has changed quite a bit since the Farm Credit System was established in 1916 with a mandate from the U.S. Congress to serve agriculture and rural communities with consistent and reliable credit. Sure, it was after the Industrial Revolution, so mechanization existed—but computers? Robots? Biologics? To someone of that era, it would all seem like science fiction.

AGNote: Field splitting is a useful feature for vegetable growers. Since AgNote joined Western Growers in early 2022, it has had an opportunity to learn more about farm management software requirements for vegetable growers. One of the company’s learnings is it has discovered that vegetable growers often plant multiple crops and varieties in the same field. Recently, AgNote added a Produce Crop management area in the AgNote offering so that farmers can easily add multiple crops or varieties in one field.

Tim Linden

Below are a few more agtech updates from companies that have chosen to advertise in this special “Agtech” edition of Western Grower & Shipper.

Tim Linden