Crop Management

State agencies give year-end update on spotted lanternfly

On Nov. 26, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture provided a year-end update on the state’s efforts to control the spread of the spotted lanternfly, and joined the Game Commission and Sen. Judy Schwank, D-Berks, Minority... more »

Fruit education sessions cover variety of topics

Gregory Lang describes Great Lakes EXPO as, “the show to attend because it has a palpable energy and enthusiasm for moving the varied fruit industries forward.” Of course, there’s much more to it than that.... more »

Atticus offers post-emergence protection with Tetris SG

Cary, North Carolina-based Atticus has expanded its herbicide portfolio with Tetris SG, a selective herbicide for the specialty crop market. Tetris SG (Comparable to Matrix and Resolve) uses active ingredient rimsulfuron to protect valuable crops including... more »

Purdue to host crop advisor conference in December

Certified crop advisers, consultants, farmers, agribusiness professionals and students will learn from top experts about crop, nutrient and pest management, and soil and water conservation during the 2018 Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference. The conference,... more »

Honeycrisp gains notorious reputation as its market soars

Despite the extra work, growers will keep planting, picking and selling Honeycrisp apples, as long as the core economics makes sense. That's the consensus reported in a Nov. 8 story published by Bloomberg titled "The Curse... more »

California helps ag fertilizer management, water quality

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) has awarded over $1.1 million in grant funds to agricultural organizations and universities. These grants will fund six projects that will improve... more »

Harvesting grapes after fall frost

Last year, the 2017 growing season was ended with low fall temperatures and fall frost before fruit was harvested, leaving the grapevines without a post-harvest foliated period. This year, a greater number of heat units... more »

Verdesian bolsters sales staff with new vice presidents

Cary, North Carolina-based Verdesian Life Sciences has announced the addition of four new vice presidents to lead growing demand for nutrient use efficiency (NUE) and sales of Verdesian technology solutions across the United States. Verdesian... more »


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