Agriculture technologies are evolving rapidly, helping growers to adapt to the market. Overall, more tools exist to lift growers out of tough spots. But there will never be a greater friend to the grower than experienced hands who enjoy sharing information. No machine invented in 2019 will prove more valuable than the knowledge being shared to stop the disease known as “yellow head” but which is actually latent hop viroid.
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- “We are seeing an influx in technology come into the cannabis space, and the influx of capital will push hard on those new technologies. That will kick back into the food production world,” Dr. Robert Flannery of Dr. Robb Farms said.
- In the story, Glasshouse Farms’ cultivator and other crew members discuss latent hop viroid’s symptoms, means of transmission within and between plants, as well as ways of combatting the scourge and and how cultivators must strategize against such outbreaks.