Are You Hyperthinking Your Field Data?

The world is changing fast and just catching up isn’t enough to succeed. Successful people know how to stay ahead of changing circumstances. With the right thinking tools, you can adopt that mindset too! HyperThinking helps you manage different challenges: from appreciating contradictory perspectives to managing conflicts, from increasing the quality of meetings to understanding your clients and co-workers. At the […]

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Food Safety in The Supply Chain

Cedric Buckingham is the U.S. Division Supply Chain Manager at Big Tree Farms. Cedric has expertise in all Supply Chain areas (Inventory Planning, Demand Planning, Purchasing, Inventory Control, Distribution, Logistics and Manufacturing). He has been directly responsible for Forecasting/Demand Planning, Supply Chain Planning and Analysis, Inventory Management and managing OTB (Open to Buy) and S&OP. […]

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Using Food Safety Agri-Data Awareness in Education

This is a new ApRecs webinar session that will serve as an introduction for Educators to explore the ApRecs platform to assist in the classroom and in the field to leverage food safety data and information as a learning opportunity. Sign up For the Next Webinar Educators and Government officials are faced with an ever-increasing […]

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Food Safety Record Keeping is Crucial

Nate Squires’ family has a long history in Agriculture and in the last 20 years, his involvement includes Operational positions in Packing and Shipping, as well as Field Services. Nate went on to become a horticulturist for a regional agrichemical distributor, where he rose to become the Director of Field Services for a team of horticulturists. In that […]

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You are in the Food Industry

In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration is responsible for making food traceability laws as it is estimated that 3,000 people die every year due to food borne diseases. Though this number does not seem high, and they seldom do till you are directly affected, it is still a relatively small number. The general […]

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Revolutionizing Field Scouting for Harvest Call, Volume and Quality

Next week, we will be rolling an exciting new feature, ApRecs Scout™. This will give our processor partners the ability to estimate harvest dates, volume and quality as well as track certain field events from a web-enabled smartphone or tablet. The information also connects fieldmen and growers to avoid PHI Conflicts and can be cross-tabulated to determine production run and market compliance with […]

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Classifying a Premium Product

In my younger years, I was part of the aggregate industry. In that industry, they have this piece of equipment that separates sand into different sizes. It is a relatively simple procedure but highly effective and efficient. In fact, it leaves gravity be the defining element over technology. The process works something like this. You […]

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Combining Records Can be like Herding Cats

Bringing information together is one thing. Having actionable information is another. In that past, we collected information, filed it away and hoped that no one would ask for them. But just in case, we had them and any discrepancies could be explained or produced at a later date (created again). Recordation has changed. People expects […]

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