Crop Management

Azotic North America hires John Squire as lead agronomist

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Azotic North America has added John Squire to lead its agronomic programs in the United States and Canada. Squire brings decades of experience and deep expertise in crop science to helping farmers... more »

Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance joined by Produce Marketing Association

Produce Marketing Association has joined the steering committee for the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance, a coalition focused on defining and promoting shared climate policy priorities. According to a news release, the Food and Agriculture... more »

CDFA secretary, staff to participate in California Small Farm Conference

The 33rd  annual California Small Farm Conference will feature California Department of Food & Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and agency staff during its series of educational webinars, videos and online forums Feb. 22-28. According to... more »

Fertilizing blueberries is the key to high yields

There will be a 5-hour session devoted exclusively to blueberry fertilization as part of the 9th International Highbush Blueberry Conference organized this year online. Soil preparation, soil cultivation, plant and soil analysis, nutrient preparation and... more »

Midwest Cover Crops Conference goes virtual Feb. 23-25

“Finding Common Ground in Cover Crops” is the theme of the 2021 Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference. The virtual conference, Feb. 23-25, kicks off with updates from cover crop specialists in the council’s 12 Midwestern... more »

New study shows why strawberries must keep (their) cool

Right about now, if you eat a Florida strawberry, odds are it’s going to taste oh-so-good. That’s no accident. Strawberries are in season, and those you see at the grocery store should be shipped and... more »

Pennsylvania farmers face deadline for $13M in tax credits for water, sustainability

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding reminds farmers to apply by March 1 for $13 million in tax credits for measures to improve soil and water quality. Tax credits are... more »

TOMRA Food launches Packhouse Academy

TOMRA Food has launched the most comprehensive online learning resource for packhouse professionals in the fresh produce industry. Packhouse Academy, powered by TOMRA Academy, offers a wide range of on-demand videos, live interactive webinars, and... more »

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FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

Southeast growers turning to soil moisture sensors

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Biden appointees face task of working with ag sector

Notes from the Farm column: Assess equipment to make farm operate better

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