Crop Management

Heliae Agriculture adds new seed treatment product to portfolio

Heliae Agriculture is strengthening its product portfolio with the introduction of PhycoTerra ST, a new seed treatment formulation specifically designed to supercharge the seed microbiome, improving the ability for soil to provide necessary water and... more »

DS Smith partners with Wakefield Biochar to use mill waste as soil replenishment

Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership between sustainable packaging leader DS Smith and premium soil producer Wakefield Biochar.... more »

Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars offered by Penn State

The Penn State Extension Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars provide an opportunity for growers to learn about the latest innovations, techniques and concerns for managing orchards in Pennsylvania. Sessions will review topics including invasive... more »

Apple growing economics, weed resistance and more at WSU

Each month, Washington State University faculty and Extension experts publish guides informing growers, citizens, and communities about the latest research and best practices. The latest free downloadable Extension guides inform tree fruit and grain growers... more »

Heliae Agriculture, Rizobacter deliver soil and crop nutrition technologies 

Heliae Agriculture announced Jan. 19 a new strategic collaboration with Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a global leader in sustainable solutions for agriculture. Through this collaboration, Heliae Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s world... more »

RipeLocker containers hold freshly harvested organic blueberries well

RipeLocker, which extends the postharvest life of perishables, announced  Jan. 13 its RipeLocker containers recently held freshly harvested organic blueberries in pristine condition for eight weeks. According to a news release, in the trial, the... more »

Cavallo Ventures hires Brett Morris as managing director

Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis, has added Brett Morris, CFA, as managing director. Morris will be responsible for evaluating and developing technology investment opportunities for the business divisions of Wilbur-Ellis, a marketer,... more »

New WSU Extension ITT coordinator specialist in postharvest systems hired

Chris Hedges has been hired to work with the Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension Team and the Carolina Torres postharvest systems program. Hedges is a native of Wenatchee,... more »

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FGN February 2021

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