Crop Management

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 New England, but more information is bec... more

Besseling makes inroads in North America cold storage

With over 1,000 CA installations in more than 30 different countries, Besseling Group is taking on North America.

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FDA report: Minimal pesticide residue issues detected

A new Food and Drug Administration report indicates 98 percent of domestic and 90 percent of imported foods tested in fiscal year 2015 met federal pes... more »

Stink bug invasion subject of ARS research efforts

The invasive brown marmorated stink bug causes problems for homeowners and farmers and threatens U.S. specialty crops valued at over $20 billion. Farm... more »

Sentera offers new sensors for DJI drones

Sentera has made available gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera's swappable precision crop health sensors paired w... more »

Speakers, schedule released for Illinois specialty crop conference

A schedule and speakers have been set for the 2018 Illinois Specialty Crop, Agritourism, and Organics Conference. The conference will be held at th... more »

Phosphorous efficiency improved with new Verdesian tool

A  nutrient use efficiency technology that increases the availability of phosphorus (P) for plant uptake by up to 45 percent has a new formulation th... more »

Colored plastic films’ impact on strawberry cultivation

Researchers studied the influence of colored plastic films (red, yellow, green, blue, and white) on fruit quality, antioxidant capacity, and gene tran... more »

Organic production systems in northern highbush blueberry

A long-term trial was established in Oct. 2006 in western Oregon to identify organic production systems for maximum yield and quality in highbush blue... more »

Two-day workshop on ‘Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture’

Washington State University is offering a two-day workshop on “Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture.” The event will be held Nov. 8-9 in Prosser... more »

UC Davis: small part of 2017 grape harvest hit by fires

Firstly, our thoughts are with those impacted by the current wildfires in Northern California. Please contact us if we can be of service in any capaci... more »

Trevor Nichols Research Center Field Day

A Sept. 26 field day at Michigan State University's Trevor Nichols Research Center focussed on pesticides and organic pest treatments for challenges s... more »


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