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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Farmers forced to make tough tillage decisions as rain continues

As the wet spring continues to delay planting in Indiana, grain farmers are faced with tough decisions about their intended tillage operations.As of M... more »

Maintaining the integrity of IPM while battling the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Pennsylvania tree fruit growers have embraced the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) since the late 1960s and early 1970s. By one definiti... more »

New York saves IPM program – again

A few weeks ago, the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program was scheduled to lose all of its state funding and shut down entirely on March ... more »

MSU holding SWD workshops

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) can cause drastic loss to your crops, but with proper management, it can be controlled. Attend one of these classroom wo... more »

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 »


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