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

UC Davis and the wine industry cultivate a fruitful relationship

South of Merced, under the hot summer sun of the San Joaquin Valley, Miguel Guerrero of The Wine Group is trying a new high-wire act. In collabo... more »

30th annual Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour set for March

The Florida Postharvest Horticulture Tour, scheduled for March 4-8, 2019, brings participants “up-close and personal” to learn how fresh subtropi... more »

California invests over $100 million in ag conservation

California invested just over $100 million in a broad diversity of conservation contracts with farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners through... more »

Fall is an ideal time to soil test compared to spring

Soil testing is a best practice recommended by Michigan State University Extension to achieve the desired agronomic, economic and environmental outc... more »

Cranberry grant provides funds to work with drone imaging

As part of the research grant, the University of Massachusetts Cranberry Station in Wareham is collaborating with a company that specializes in drone ... more »

Cultural management strategies to reduce orchard suitability for SWD

Manipulation of the tart cherry orchard environment to reduce suitability for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) has been suggested as a promising new comp... more »

Verdesian expands research for nutrient use efficiency technologies

Verdesian Life Sciences has expanded its research pipeline by opening a greenhouse facility at Duke University to develop early technology validation ... more »

Orchard tours share WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) knowledge with growers

Nearly 200 apple growers and industry professionals gathered recently at Washington State University’s Roza and Sunrise research orchards in Prosser... more »

Biological products group conducts Fall 2018 Capital Hill Day

Earlier this week, the Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) Government Affairs Committee (GAC) held the BPIA Fall 2018 Capitol Hill Day. GAC... more »

LidoChem launches new phosphite fertilizer 

Performance Nutrition, a division of LidoChem, this week launched of Prudent 40PLUS, a highly concentrated phosphite fertilizer fortified with 17 free... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Get one year of Fruit Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Fruit Growers News?

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs