Crop Management

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.

Could robots replace honeybees as pollinators?

The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culpri... more

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Wise named Fruit Man of the Year

The Michigan Pomesters recently named Michigan State University pest management researcher John Wise Fruit Man of the Year.“He is a very detail ... more »

Frost fans help west Michigan fruit growers protect crops

When apples popped out of trees at record levels in 2009, local farmers reaped not only high yields, but more hard-to-establish markets to sell the fr... more »

Penn State: Looking at copper use, resistance management

Mid-March is the perfect time to start taking certain actions that can have major effects in the apple scab, fire blight and bacterial spot disease si... more »

Dow AgroSciences launches new website

Dow AgroSciences launched a website intended to provide visitors with best management practices of fruit and vegetable production. The site, accessibl... more »

Mich. Governor appoints members to state cherry committee

Governor Rick Snyder today announced appointments to the Michigan Cherry Committee.“These individuals bring tremendous experience and work ethic... more »

Inspire Super Fungicide approved for use on pome fruit, grapes

Syngenta Crop Protection received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the use of Inspire Super fungicide on pome fruit and grap... more »

Strawberry Breeding — FGNtv

Strawberry researchers Kirk Larson and Vance Whitaker discuss public breeding programs in California and Florida.... watch »

Michigan farms may qualify for hoophouse loans

The State of Michigan is offering low-interest loans between $5,000-$15,000 for family farms or non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations to install passive ... more »

Governor makes changes to Michigan Department of Ag

Michigan governor Rick Snyder signed an order officially adding rural development to the Department of Agriculture.As director of the newly-renamed De... more »

Heritage of farming yields highly praised wines

Walking past the large, white, two-story home built in the late 1800s, there is much to take in. Napa Valley RegisterTo read more, click here.... more »


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