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 Deveau, application technology specialist ... more
Thanks to instrumentation technology, weather monitoring is much more sophisticated than it was 50 years ago. And thanks to smartphones, tablets and other devic... more
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One of Michigan State University Enviro-weather’s most used applications, the growing degree-day (GDD) map series, has undergone a transformation in... more »
Growing up in Uruguay — a country with four cows per every person — Virginia Pravia was immersed in the agriculture industry at an early age. Duri... more »
If you’ve looked into a renewable energy source – solar, wind, geothermal or other – as a way to power your farm and decided it was too expensiv... more »
Farmers and ranchers want to control the information their equipment collects every time it passes through a field, a survey released by the American ... more »
Timothy Schultz, president of Terra Caloric, says there are a million wells in Michigan – a vast, untapped resource for geothermal power.... watch »
Pesticide-contaminated clothing needs to be treated differently than the rest of the family laundry.
“Pesticides pose a potential health risk, ev... more »
United Fresh has selected 49 new products as finalists for the 2016 Produce Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in five categories... more »
If you’d like to manage apple scab and other pests with more precision and can take the time to learn a new method, the RIMpro cloud service might b... more »
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has published 2016 rates it will charge for voluntary grading, inspection, certification, auditing an... more »
Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm, a 2-megawatt energy facility that will offset nearly 40 percent of the annual electricity demand at... more »