Crop Management

Empire State Producers Expo recordings now available

Pass the time waiting for winter to turn to spring with new educational videos. Recordings from the 2022 Empire State Producers Expo are now available on the Cornell School of Integrative Plant Science’s YouTube page. The... more »

Modern apple rootstocks evaluated in Mid-Atlantic

A discussion held during the recent Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention regarding apple rootstock selections pinpointed some preferences of regional growers. The panelists taking part in the Feb. 1 discussion moved away from assessing the... more »

Bayer to sell Environmental Science Professional unit to Cinven for $2.6B

Bayer and Cinven have entered into a definitive agreement regarding the sale of Bayer’s Environmental Science Professional business. “This divestment represents a very attractive purchase price and allows us to focus on our core agricultural... more »

FruitSecurity introduces new black hail net with 25-year lifespan

New from FruitSecurity is the black hail net with a high UV resistance and a lifespan of 25 years. The net prevents sunburn and can be used to slow down the ripening of fruit by... more »

Accede plant growth regulator ready to extend thinning window for apples

Valent U.S.A. announced March 9 the EPA registration of Accede Plant Growth Regulator Liquid Concentrate, which offers apple growers a new tool to chemically thin apples for effective crop load management. Accede expands the chemical thinning... more »

Webinar to share effects of mycorrhizal inoculants on vineyard growth

Washington wine grape growers are invited to learn about promising benefits from soil fungi that could lead to reduced need for vineyard fertilizers, improved vine growth and contribute to more sustainable growing practices during a... more »

Mosaic, BioConsortia expand nitrogen fixing microbial products to Asia

The Mosaic Company and BioConsortia, Inc. have entered into a new agreement to develop and launch nitrogen-fixing microbial products for all crops, including corn, wheat, rice, fruit and vegetables in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.... more »

Syngenta brings sustainable ag standard to growers through mobile app

Syngenta, a Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (SAI Platform) member, has announcedthe release of the Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture (SOA) standard enabled through its Cropwise Sustainability app, a one-of-its-kind tool that places farm sustainability insights into... more »

Current Issue

May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

Notes From the Farm column: Apparel upgrades, reader questions keep one busy

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