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Study: Oilfield water can safely be reused for irrigation in California

A new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International finds that reusing oilfield water that’s been mixed with surface water to irrigate farms in the Cawelo Water District of California’s Kern County does... more »

Director set for NH Agricultural Experiment Station at University of New Hampshire

Anton Bekkerman, associate director of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and associate professor of economics at Montana State University, has been named the next director of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) and associate... more »

Computer modeling drives precision bloom thinning in apple orchards

This spring, New York apple growers are applying the results of computer modeling-based orchard management research funded by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) to more precisely manage their orchard thinning practices with... more »

New Jersey peach growers prepare for challenging harvest season

With a good crop of peaches being thinned for size and quality, New Jersey growers like most farmers are working under new protocols to protect farm workers’ health during the virus pandemic while using stringent... more »

Michigan’s Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm has new owner, uncertain future

There may be new life for a well-known southwest Michigan fruit farm. Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm has a new owner and he lives just down the road. According to a report by WSBT-TV in South Bend,... more »

Report explores long-term effects of COVID-19 on California ag industry

COVID-19 continues to affect parts of California agriculture in different ways. A new report from agricultural economists at the University of California examines the current and long-term impacts on California’s leading agricultural industries. Profiles in... more »

Webinar: ‘Spotted Lanternfly – A Threat to California Winegrapes’ set

Three California wine industry organizations will join forces to present a webinar: "Spotted Lanternfly – A Threat to CA Winegrapes on June 11, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. PST. The spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive... more »

Robots armed with UV light fight grape mildew

Robots fitted with ultraviolet light lamps that roam vineyards at night are proving effective at killing powdery mildew, a devastating pathogen for many crops, including grapes. Researchers at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, have partnered with... more »


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