Crop Management

Reducing the risk of bitter pit in Honeycrisp apples

{Sponsored} Honeycrisp apples are the hardest to grow and the most prone to difficulties. Bitter pit, a disorder most commonly linked to calcium deficiencies in the fruit, is one of those difficult... 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. Jason De... more

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BVT begins commercial demonstrations in Florida

Bee Vectoring Technologies has entered into formal agreements with several U.S. strawberry growers to conduct large-scale commercial demonstrations of... more »

Crop pollination experts to present webinar series

The majority of U.S. specialty crop growers depend on bees for pollinating their crops. Growers know that without adequate pollination, they would not... more »

Quebec Strawberry Growing Techniques

Rejean Demers, owner of Production Horticole Demers in Saint Nicholas, Quebec, Canada, talks about strawberry and vegetable production techniques... watch »

Recent rainfall provides hope for Georgia farmers

Welcome rains during December 2016 and the first week of 2017 are providing hope for Georgia farmers looking for relief from a statewide severe drough... more »

NCSU researchers study strawberry clipper effects on yield

During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture st... more »

Irrigation Association’s Tree Drip Calculator receives an AE50 award

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named the Tree Drip Calculator (TDC) as a winner of one of its 2017 AE50... more »

GK Machine blueberry harvester receives AE50 award

GK Machine’s Berry Transport was just recognized with an AE50 award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).... more »

Washington state vineyards withstand unseasonable weather

Washington’s wine industry let out a collective sigh of relief as a stiff shot of cold weather gave way to much milder temperatures – just in time... more »

New fact sheet focuses on managing SWD in organic small fruit

A new fact sheet covering cultural, biological and chemical control of spotted wing drosophila in organic crops has been developed by Michigan State U... more »

2017 Tree Fruit IPM School registration open

Registration is now open for the 2017 Michigan State University Tree Fruit IPM School, held Feb. 1-3 at Hotel Indigo in Traverse City, Michigan. The s... more »


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