Crop Management

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 »

Virginia farm conservation practices survey to highlight farmer efforts

Farm operators in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed region now have the opportunity to highlight contributions to conserve soil and improve water quality. During the development of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), farmers noted... more »

Southeastern Strawberry School Webinar Series 2021 starts Feb. 16

The Southeastern Strawberry School Webinar Series 2021 begins Feb. 16 with a discussion of winter and spring chores. Learn the basics of annual plasticulture strawberry production in six free webinars! Headed by Amanda McWhirt from... more »

Biome Makers debuts as a soil health company

West Sacramento, California-based Biome Makers, a soil health innovator, invites farmers/growers, agronomists, manufacturers and research institutions to explore how the company’s technology is enabling global, sustainable farming. According to a news release, the proprietary technology... more »

Syngenta Crop Protection, Insilico partner to harness artificial intelligence

Syngenta Crop Protection is collaborating with artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning company Insilico Medicine to accelerate the invention and development of new, more effective crop protection solutions that protect crops from diseases, weeds and... more »

Larger laboratories, expanded R&D team set by BioConsortia

BioConsortia, a microbial solutions company that improves plant phenotypes and increase crop yields with reduced chemical and fertilizer inputs, is announcing an expansion of its R&D laboratories and team with a new, state-of-the-art facility in... more »

Virtual ‘Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management’ set

Due to University of California, Davis campus directives, the 2021 Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management will be held remotely. A Zoom link will be provided to registrants. The sessions will... more »

Efficiency of nitrogen fertilization in California agriculture focus of CDFA grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) announced Jan. 26 $2.18 million in grant funds are being awarded to agricultural organizations and universities. The awards are as a... more »

Current Issue

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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