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

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Researchers testing blackberry trellis for feasibility in Arkansas

Researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Fruit Research Station are looking at the potential for an innovative t... more »

Grapevine leafroll associated virus addressed in Pennsylvania

As if winegrape growers don’t have enough challenges in this day and age, the effects of grapevine viruses have been taking on greater importance in... more »

Beginning growers flock to north Georgia vineyard workshop

For many wine lovers, running a vineyard is the ultimate dream job, but not many are able to make that dream a reality. At a recent Beginning Grape... more »

Traceability system has better processing, management functions

Dynamic Systems, a Redmond, Washington developer of  real-time traceability systems, said it has made upgrades to the SIMBA Touchscreen and Tablet to... more »

SWD detected in wide range of fruit crops in Michigan

Michigan State University Extension fruit team members are wrapping up monitoring for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) in crops that have been harvest... more »

New Cornell website helps fruit growers solve problems

With the launch of the revamped Cornell Fruit Resources website, New York growers have a new resource this season to help keep them productive... more »

New grape growers conference set for Aug. 16 in Georgia

Georgia’s growing wine industry has an annual impact of more than $7 million on Georgia’s economy, but new growers may have difficulty knowing whe... more »

Fruit rot management options seen for pome, stone fruit

Management considerations are discussed for mitigating pome and stone fruit rots. Hail damaged fruit destined for juicing still need protectio... more »

28th Annual Viticulture Field Day: Viticulture at Its Best

The 28th annual Viticulture Field Day workshop topics included insect and disease control, trellis construction, vine management strategies, variety i... more »

BASF’S Pristine relieves summer disease pressure

{Sponsored} Vigilance and proactive fungicide applications have positioned California grape growers for healthy yields. Wet winter weather patterns... more »


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