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
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
Georgia’s wine industry has surged in size and popularity over the past decade, but this success didn’t happen overnight.
This August, Universi... more »
Early spring soil moisture and warm, dry conditions favor rapid grapevine development and reduced fruit and leaf disease pressure in northwest Michiga... more »
Dave Hans has been hired by global agriculture firm Tiger-Sul Products.
Hans is a familiar face to the Tiger-Sul team. He previously led the compan... more »
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="313"] Adults are black flies with white crossbands on the abdomen (3 on males, 4 on females), a prominent whi... more »
According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking f... more »
The USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) has a program available to assist orchardists who have lost trees due to natural disaster and plant disea... more »
Fruit and vegetable farmers in 17 eastern New York counties can now receive real time alerts on high risk disease and pest outbreaks texted directly t... more »
New plantings of cold climate (resistant) cultivars (Marquette, Le Crescent and Frontenac gris) at Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery and other vineya... more »
Lexington, Kentucky-based Alltech Crop Science, the agronomic division of Alltech, has attained organic certification in North America for two of its ... more »
Last year’s summer peach crop was disastrous, but Georgia’s peach crop rebounded this summer following colder temperatures in December and January... more »