Crop Management

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more

Hurricanes leave growers reeling

Specialty crop growers in Florida, Texas and the Gulf Coast are scrambling in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Irma dissipated Sept. 15 off the coast of ... more

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Growers and fertilization subject of CDFA, UC Davis study

This research project is directed at understanding influences and grower decisions about the adoption of improved nitrogen management practices. Is... more »

Additional hurricane and wildfire recovery details released

New details on eligibility for a new USDA  disaster program, 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP) have been released. In tota... more »

American Plant Food, Sigma Agriscience and AM-AG join up

Houston, Texas-based Sigma Agriscience, a manufacturer of granular biofertilizers and biostimulants, through its subsidiary AM-AG, has created a... more »

Performance Nutrition joins Field to Market

Performance Nutrition, a division of LidoChem, has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a multi-stakeholder initiative wo... more »

Pesticide applicators can take steps to reduce drift

As crop-planting and growing season gets into full swing, now is peak time for applying pesticides across Washington agriculture country. Pesticid... more »

Focus put on nutrient use efficiency by Verdesian Life Sciences

Cary, North Carolina-based Verdesian Life Sciences has reformulated its mission, positioning statement and approach in order to create a more mission-... more »

Pursell Agri-Tech announces new team members

Pursell Agri-Tech has hired two fertilizer-industry veterans, Keith Cochran and Tim Holt. Cochran joins Pursell as director of process engineering ... more »

Nutrien rebrands affiliates, including Crop Production Services

Loveland, Colorado, based Nutrien Ltd. (Nutrien) has launched its newly branded retail business, Nutrien Ag Solutions. The name Nutrien Ag Solutions ... more »

Smart soil sensor technology launched

Teralytic, a manufacturer of wireless soil sensors has implemented  Semtech LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) i... more »

AgroFresh’s Harvista has expanded label for cherries

AgroFresh Solutions' label for its Harvista pre-harvest technology has been expanded for use on cherries at blossom time application. This technology ... more »

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