Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit following storage.
Research led by Penn State U... more
If Wisconsin cranberry growers had a higher incidence of fruit rot in 2016 than usual, should they intensify their fungicide spray program this coming season? N... more
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Bayer introduces Grow On, an initiative to provide growers with tools to identify, implement and communicate sustainable farming practices. Grow On pr... more »
Potato leafhopper (PLH) does not overwinter in the northeast but instead migrates on thermals (warm air masses) from the south. It is generally a more... more »
American Vanguard on June 6 announced that its wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corp. (AMVAC) has completed the acquisition of three crop prote... more »
New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher announced June 6 that the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has approved $456,122 in ... more »
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, today awarde... more »
The rainfall events experienced in Michigan have prompted questions about the relative “rainfastness” of the insecticides used in fruit production... more »
The U.S. House of Representatives on May 24 approved bipartisan legislation to eliminate "an unnecessary, duplicative, and costly regulatory process ... more »
A new study on chemical lures for trapping and monitoring spotted wing drosophila (SWD) has optimized a formula for significantly greater attraction.
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Michigan State University Extension's reports on San Jose scale's arrival in northwest Michigan tree fruit.
"In past seasons, we have obs... more »
Michigan peach and apple growers get learn more about the brown marmorated stinkbug (BMSB) at an upcoming event. Registration is now open for the BMS... more »