Managing for Profit

Equipment applications in specialty crops could crossover into row crops

The specialty crop industry’s expansion of robotics and other devices is laying the groundwork for alternative management options which could help row crop farmers reduce labor costs and inputs.  

Weed extension specialist Steve Fennimore at the University of California, Davis works on weed control and robotics in about four dozen different types of specialty crops.  In this Managing for Profit, he tells Brownfield if the equipment is cost effective, it almost sells itself.

AUDIO: Managing for Profit, Steve Fennimore

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