Crop Management

Hurricanes leave growers reeling

Specialty crop growers in Florida, Texas and the Gulf Coast are scrambling in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Irma dissipated Sept. 15 off the coast of New England, but more information is bec... more

Besseling makes inroads in North America cold storage

With over 1,000 CA installations in more than 30 different countries, Besseling Group is taking on North America.

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Traceability system has better processing, management functions

Dynamic Systems, a Redmond, Washington developer of  real-time traceability systems, said it has made upgrades to the SIMBA Touchscreen and Tablet to... more »

SWD detected in wide range of fruit crops in Michigan

Michigan State University Extension fruit team members are wrapping up monitoring for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) in crops that have been harvest... more »

New Cornell website helps fruit growers solve problems

With the launch of the revamped Cornell Fruit Resources website, New York growers have a new resource this season to help keep them productive... more »

New grape growers conference set for Aug. 16 in Georgia

Georgia’s growing wine industry has an annual impact of more than $7 million on Georgia’s economy, but new growers may have difficulty knowing whe... more »

Fruit rot management options seen for pome, stone fruit

Management considerations are discussed for mitigating pome and stone fruit rots. Hail damaged fruit destined for juicing still need protectio... more »

28th Annual Viticulture Field Day: Viticulture at Its Best

The 28th annual Viticulture Field Day workshop topics included insect and disease control, trellis construction, vine management strategies, variety i... more »

BASF’S Pristine relieves summer disease pressure

{Sponsored} Vigilance and proactive fungicide applications have positioned California grape growers for healthy yields. Wet winter weather patterns... more »

Besseling makes inroads in North America cold storage

As a somewhat new player in terms of the North American market, not many people may have heard about Besseling Group controlled atmosphere (CA) equipm... more »

OSU field day to highlight farm management, technology

The Mahoning County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting a field day Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ward Campbell Farm, 11440 Pal... more »

Blueberry growers urged to take stock of SWD pressure

Blueberry harvest is in full swing in Michigan all counties. Fruit is of excellent quality and flavor but growers need to pay attention to spotted win... more »


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