Crop Management

Crop-adapted spraying pays dividends

Crop-adapted spraying (CAS) is a method for apple orchardists to match their airblast sprays to the size, shape and density of their orchard blocks. Jason Deveau, application technology specialist ... more

Microbial solutions firm to debut new products

Founded in 2012 by six veteran plant scientists and entrepreneurs, biotechnology company AgBiome has grown to 75 employees. The operation is housed in a 30,000-... more

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Survey seeks input on Enviroweather website redesign

Michigan State University (MSU) is working on modernizing its Enviroweather website. This is a major undertaking and will involve changes in the prog... more »

Worried about February warmup to fruit crops?

I receive many calls about what warm weather will do to fruit in the wintertime. Often, I will say there is no need to worry, they have not completed ... more »

USDA gathering new data on organic production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting the 2016 Certified Organic Survey to gathe... more »

Time to scout, manage spider mites in strawberries

Warm early spring weather, coupled with a mild winter, has set the stage for early pest activity in some crops. For strawberry growers, now is the tim... more »

Crop-adapted spraying pays dividends

Crop-adapted spraying (CAS) is a method for apple orchardists to match their airblast sprays to the size, shape and density of their orchard blocks. ... more »

Howler puts AgBiome in market position

AgBiome, a biotechnology company, said it has compiled the world’s largest collection of fully sequenced and annotated microbes from the plant micro... more »

Farm Bill listening sessions set throughout California

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross is holding several public forums across the state seeking input from farmers... more »

Model delivers severe weather data specific to farms

Farmers can now learn about the probability of extreme weather events on their farm before the growing season so they can more appropriately plan agri... more »

Microbial solutions firm to debut new products

Founded in 2012 by six veteran plant scientists and entrepreneurs, biotechnology company AgBiome has grown to 75 employees. The operation is housed in... more »

WSU to host symposium on extreme climate effects on grapes

Wine and grape industry members and students are invited to a research symposium, “Climate Extremes: Is the Pacific Northwest Wine Industry Ready?... more »


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