Fruit Growers News asked several industry representatives to consider what the future might hold for the specialty crop sector as the new administration takes over.
It’s no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to be safe,... more
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Looking out over thousands of acres of tomatoes, Miguel Talavera, director of East Coast growing operations at Pacific Tomato Grower, marvels at the n... more »
For over 25 years, Michigan State University and Purdue University have been developing and improving tools to assist in irrigation management. “Che... more »
Lower Michigan has been receiving less rain and now parts of the state are close to being in drought status, reports MLive.
A recent USDA drought s... more »
The recent winter’s rains may have provided some relief from the drought, but the implementation of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA will introduc... more »
Semios, provider of real-time agricultural information for precision farming, now offers two years of free soil moisture monitoring for their customer... more »
Israel is regarded as perhaps the most climate-smart agricultural region in the world. It has to be, with annual rainfall of about 17 inches (source: ... more »
Registration is now open for the July 12 Western Ohio Precision Agriculture Day hosted by Ohio State University Extension.
Focusing on precision pl... more »
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled landowners can appeal when the Army Corps of Engineers determines that a body of water is subject to federal jurisdi... more »
Despite hopes for a drenching from El Niño, California farmers are facing another drought year in 2016. Even after four years of the worst drought on... more »
Moving to bolster California’s climate and drought resilience, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order that builds on temporary... more »