“Mr. Bob” Dickey, principal in Dickey Farms, dies

Robert "Bob" Lee Dickey II, a prominent Georgia peach grower, died Nov. 16. Dickey, 94, known as “Bobby” and “Mr. Bob,” was a principal with Dickey Farms Inc., in Musella, Georgia. He was t... more »

Certis announces sales leadership changes

Tim Riley has been promoted by Certis Biologicals to head the company’s U.S.-based sales team. Riley, a veteran sales leader, is national sales director for U.S. ag business. Riley joined Certis ... more »

Financing to help soil company MyLand

The completion of a round of funding will help MyLand Co. Inc., a soil health concern, expand its footprint and the strengthen its approach to regenerative agriculture in California, Arizona, Florida,... more »

Michigan Apple Committee wins specialty crop promotional grants

The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has received grants to help that state’s apple growers improve marketing to shoppers and grocery retailers. The 2022 USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SC... more »

Ag tech on display at European machinery show

The European Union’s goal to reduce pesticide use by 50% by 2030 has ramped up the technology race for specialty crop growers in the EU.   That new technology was on display at the 45th edition... more »

Pink Lady apple breeder honored

Apple industry people paid tribute to John Cripps, the apple breeder who developed the Cripps Pink apple, marketed as Pink Lady. At the Nov. 1 International Pink Lady Alliance (IPLA) conference in ... more »

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