Welcome to ApRecs v3.0

W’ere pleased to announce the all new ApRecs.  Take a look at this quick intro video for a look at the Grower Dashboard – we’ve added Quick Action buttons to convert agri-chemical recommendations to to efficient load sheets, inventory reports and compliant records.  With the new system you have access to drill down reporting, instant […]

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Mapping the Future of Agribusiness

ApRecs is looking forward to participating at the Western Ag Summit in Sacremento, CA where we’ll be joining a community of agriculture and geographic information system (GIS) professionals to explore the current and emerging technologies from Esri, the world leader in Geo-spatial technologies  .At the event we’ll hear from leading Agricultural Data Innovators; after the […]

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Beyond Food Safety – Sustainability

In Chicago at the United Fresh Expo, a group of passionate contributors met at the GLOBAL G.A.P. 2015 Tour. Previously, I recapped the first session, “Food Safety Harmonization – 6 years later” – this post summarizes the second session Moderated by Robert Denny II a leading Environmental Policy & Risk Reduction Consultant. “Define for me […]

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Procrastination …. ….

Why put off until tomorrow what can be done the next day? The hustle bustle of bin drops and running loads to the pack house fill the air of many agricultural communities across the country. It’s Harvest time! This is also the time when our office rings with frantic requests to learn a new system […]

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Get Your Grower Numbers In Line

Cherry harvest is on in Washington State and to a grower that means 25-hour days! Thinking about doing one more thing just isn’t on the radar. But harvest isn’t only about getting the fruit to the packing shed, it’s about depositing those returns back in the bank. In order to make those returns the best […]

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Sense + Nonsense of Farm Certification

Last week at the United Fresh Produce Association GLOBAL G.A.P. Tour in Chicago we heard from leaders in Agriculture about the challenges of Food Safety and Sustainability Certification.  With representatives present across the spectrum, perspectives were varied but on point. After the keynote addressing the role of audits in the industry, GLOBAL G.A.P. President Kristian […]

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Open Data + Agriculture

(Excerpt from a Guest post by Laura Husak reflecting on the Data+Agriculture session (originally posted on Open Data Conference 2015)) Responsible, efficient and transparent open data is an incredible lever for agriculture, but careful attention will be needed to bring the benefits to smallholder farmers. With the movement for open data gaining momentum across sectors, the […]

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A Perspective on Value of Analytics in Agriculture

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Dr. Clark Seavert, Professor at OSU bringing the perspective to the discussion regarding return on investment and value of analytics in agriculture. Dr. Seavert is a professor in the Department of […]

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Collision of Agriculture and Data Discussion at AGx

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of the Session Three Discussion Group that centered on the Collison of Data and Agriculture. Discussion Panel consisted of the following: Brit Dudek of ApRecs moderates a Q&A after the following lightning […]

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GS Long Integration

G.S. Long (GSL) and ApRecs have been working together to create a better experience for you; however, it does require your permission to connect. If you have already given us your approval, your GSL representative can start using the system now. If GSL recommendations are not in your account, please ask your GSL Fieldman to […]

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