Don York is a veteran and award winning farm broadcaster who has reported on agricultural issues in western states for more than 30-years. He began his broadcast career in Sacramento, California as an intern at a news talk radio station. Don reported in New Mexico for two television stations where he won several journalism awards. In 1995 Don helped launch a television farm newscast in Fresno, California. He later moved back into radio and was recently honored by the Fresno County Farm Bureau for excellence in Journalism. Don is married and has a daughter and grandson. Studying military history, working on vintage cars and volunteering for various non-profit groups are among the things Don enjoys doing when not reporting on agriculture stories.
Laser Weeder Can Identify Weeds In Cropland
The company Carbon Robotics combines the deep learning of AI and robotics for a product called Laser Weeder.
Farmers Can Save – and Earn – by Renting Equipment through Rubbl
Rubbl is helping farmers and others safely rent their equipment currently sitting around.
Bluewhite Releases Autonomous Tractor Sensing Package
Bluewhite has released an autonomous tractor-sensing package to provide plant-based spraying that can integrate into any existing sprayer.
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Specialty crop growers in Washington State, Oregon, and Idaho might benefit from two USDA programs that focus on exports and fund innovative projects.
StockSmart Offers Easy App With Efficient Grazing Solutions
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Automated Lasers Safeguarding Farms From Birds in the PNW
Automated lasers are being used to control pests in fields and farms across the Pacific Northwest.
Pacific Northwest Cherries Launch Promos in India To Entice Exports
Promotional programs to sell cherries in India from the Pacific Northwest have just started, hoping to build an export market.
Oregon Wine Industry Addresses Water Policy Concerns and Grapevine Health
Water policy issues are on the list of priorities the Oregon wine industry is focused on.
Idaho Farm Bureau Battling With Government Over Water Rights
A legal battle is being fought in Idaho between the federal government and ranchers. Here's how this case could impact the cattle industry.