100% Employee Owned, Founded 1939

100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954

Crops and Perishable Foods

Monitor and measure all parts of your operation

The crop production industry faces many challenges: competition for natural resources, shifting consumer preferences and changing patterns of food consumption.  All the while, to remain viable, farmers must create additional yield on existing land through productivity and technology improvements.

These pressures combine to make today’s farm more data-driven than ever, which is where J.A. King can help.  Weight data is a key input into all agronomic decisions.  From balances and bench scales to truck scales for inbound raw materials and outbound product, J.A. King is your go to source for new scales, calibration and repair.

When it comes to perishable foods, time is of the essence.  You can’t wait around to make sure your scale is weighing accurately or your refrigerator is the correct temperature. J.A. King can with monitoring other critical parameters, including temperature, pressure, moisture content and pH.  Whether it’s a DICKEY-john moisture analyzer or temperature controllers, we’ve got your measurement needs covered in the crops and perishable foods.  Don’t forget to have all your measurement equipment calibrated regularly by J.A. King’s world-class technical team to keep your equipment reading accurately

Providing Tangible Value

  • Improve Efficiency: Precisely monitor and measure all parts of your operation to ensure you’re as efficient and as profitable as possible
  • Reduce Downtime: High quality products which are regularly serviced and calibrated are less likely to break down or measure inaccurately when you need them.
  • Maximize efficiency: Collecting weight information allows you to make data-driven decisions about your growing/production.
Perishable Foods

A range of expertise for Crops and Perishable Foods

No matter what you’re growing or processing, Cross is here to help. We offer a range of products, services and complete solutions for agriculture. Take a look at each below:

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Services

Products for Crop and Perishable Food Producers

Reliable and accurate products maximize your uptime and protect your profits

Services for the agricultural industry

Make sure your equipment is up, running and measuring accurately

Resources for Crops and Perishable Food Producers and Processors

Take a look at all the industry resources from the experts at Cross.

Routinely calibrating and validating your scales and balances is critical in ensuring that your measurement equipment is giving your accurate and repeatable measurements. Whether you have an internal calibration program, or your quality system requires that you verify your scales on a regular basis, you may find yourself in the position of determining what type …

Guidelines for choosing the right test weights Read More »

When looking at the true cost of equipment ownership there are many factors to take into consideration. Throughout this series of articles, we are taking a look at these factors and how they pertain to equipment such as scales and weighing systems. With over 75 years of experience in calibration and repair, at J.A. King, …

The Total Cost of Equipment Ownership: Equipment Repair – When Enough is Enough Read More »

When looking at the true cost of equipment ownership there are many factors to take into consideration. Throughout this series of articles, we are taking a look at these factors and how they pertain to equipment such as scales and weighing systems. With over 75 years of experience in calibration and repair, at J.A. King, …

The Total Cost of Equipment Ownership: Preventative Maintenance and How to Extend the Life of Your Equipment Read More »

When looking at the true cost of equipment ownership there are many factors to take into consideration. Throughout this series of articles, we are taking a look at these factors and how they pertain to measurement equipment. With over 75 years of experience in calibration and repair, at J.A. King, we’ve seen it all. In …

The Total Cost of Equipment Ownership: Initial Expense and Why it Matters in the Long Term Read More »

Crops and Perishable Foods News and Events

Take a look at news and events for the agricultural industry from Cross’s equipment providers.

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Resource Industrial equipment can be a big investment, and what you purchase can have a lasting effect on you bottom
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See how we can help improve quality, increase efficiency, and reduce risk in your operation

J.A. King is Now Part of Cross Company!

Still offering the same world class customer service since 1939, J.A. King is now a part of the Cross Company family. This means our customers have even more support as our capability continues to grow. As always, reach out to our team if you have any questions, and take a look at all we now have to offer! Interested in a quote?