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New Technologies 2022 Smart Orchard Field Day

Updated: Jul 29, 2022

This year we're doing things a little different. Instead of having one large field day, the Smart Orchard partners are splitting the days up and having designated Spanish days for each of those occasions. The first day (July 26/27th) will be lead out by WSU researchers Bernardita Sallato, Lav Khot, and Lee Kalcsits, focusing on nutrition, and heat stress management. The second day (August 2nd/3rd) will be revolved around "New Technologies" where will lead out, followed by discussions from Dynamax, Thingy,IOT, Aker Ag, Ceres Imaging, and Arable.

Not only will the companies that participated in the Smart Orchard Project be there but we're inviting guest companies to participate in the field days, giving you the opportunity to learn more and see what other emerging technologies are available to the ag community. Click the respective buttons below and sign up for these exciting field days!

Nutrition, and Heat Stress Management- English July 26th

Nutrition, and Heat Stress Management- Spanish July 27th

New Technologies- English August 2nd

New Technologies- Spanish August 3rd

New Technologies

Join us to learn from the remaining tech providers involved in the WA Fruit Smart Orchard Project-, Dynamax, Ceres, Thingy, IoT, Aker Ag, & Arable. Get your chance to network & learn about emerging technologies not involved in the project.


Tree fruit growers, field workers, extension specialists, industry representatives, consultants and others interested in learning about the use of new technologies in the orchard.


Smart Orchard Tech Providers (Learn More Here):

  • Visualizing Unrealized Potential with yield estimations & soil analysis. Creating a better economic outcome for growers above and below ground, on and off the farm.

  • Dynamax- Sap Flow, Infrared Temperature, Dendrometer, Soil Moisture, & Weather Stations

  • Thingy, IoT- LoRaWAN Connectivity, Micro-Weather Station, Wind, Rain, Soil, & Soil Moisture

  • Ceres Imaging- Precision agriculture insights that grow farm profits—powered by high-resolution aerial data and advanced analytics

  • Arable- In-field weather & plant monitoring system

  • Aker Ag- Drone Imagery with Aker TrueCause™

  • CropVue- pest trap sensor and in canopy weather

  • AEA- Advancing Eco Agriculture works with growers to create customized crop programs, combining their biological and mineral nutrition products with regenerative practices to improve crop quality, yields, and disease and insect resistance while regenerating soil health.

  • PocketiNet- Brings connectivity to the rural location of the Smart Orchard

Guest Companies:

  • FieldIn

  • Tree To Scope

  • Tuctronics (aka: AgriNet)

  • Meter Group

  • Hectre

  • PickTrace

  • Wilbur Ellis

  • Chamberlin Agriculture

  • Nutrien Ag Solutions

  • Guss- LIVE DEMO in Orchard

  • Smart Guided Systems- LIVE DEMO in Orchard

  • Soil Tech Wireless

How it works:

The field day will consist of simultaneous presentations in separate stations from each of the Smart Orchard tech providers. Participants will have the opportunity to move from station to station, look at the technology in place, interact with research teams while also having networking opportunities. After each of these presentations participants will then have the opportunity to explorer products and technology from guest ag providers


  • 8:30-8:55am: Sign in, name tags, coffee & pastry in the field

  • 9:00-9:10am: Steve Mantle & Jenny Bolivar- Field Day Introductions

  • 9:10-9:36am: Technology Reps & Introductions

  • 9:36-9:45am: AgAID Interns CapStone Presentations (Mia Hargrave & Josh Bailey)

  • 9:45-9:50am: Booth Orientation

  • 9:50-10:25am: All Participants booth time & networking

  • 10:25-10:30am: Overview, Group Splits for live demos

  • 10:30-11:30am: LIVE DEMOS from GUSS Automation & Smart Apply, Inc.

  • 11:30am-12:00pm: Networking & Refreshment

  • 12:00pm: Closing & Event Teardown

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