Crop Management

FFA service of Valent, BASF, Farm Credit Alliance honored

The National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization recently awarded Valent U.S.A. a Distinguished Service Citation award for its contributions to agricultural education. BASF and Farm Credit Alliance were also honored as 2019 Distinguished Service Citation... more »

Updated design for harvest container has drain holes and is fully-vented

Macro has taken the popular MacroBin 32, commonly used as a harvest container for apples, peppers and avocados, and incorporated new technology to create the brand new MacroBin 32NG (New Generation). The MacroBin 32NG takes... more »

Dramm, Ketos offer real-time groundwater quality monitoring 

Water intelligence company Ketos Inc. and agriculture firm Dramm Corp. have created a partnership to empower growers across the United States and Canada. Understanding the correlation between water quality and food safety, Dramm will use Ketos water... more »

Nufarm to showcase vineyard, orchard products at CAPCA

Nufarm will showcase its vineyard and orchard products at the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) annual conference. CAPCA, which represents 75% of California’s 4,000 licensed pest control advisors, will hold its annual conference... more »

California officials weight whole-orchard recycling

California Department of Food and Agriculture is currently seeking public comment on the inclusion of the Whole Orchard Recycling practice into its Healthy Soils Incentives Program. This management practice will be in addition to the... more »

Growing grapes in high tunnels may reduce pests, increase crop yields

High tunnels may help reduce pests and improve yields for grape growers in Arkansas, said Elena Garcia, horticulture professor and researcher for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Growing grapes under field conditions... more »

Syngenta commits $2B, sets new targets to tackle climate change

Syngenta announced Oct. 22 that $2 billion will be spent over the next five years to help farmers prepare for and tackle the increasing threats posed by climate change. The investment supports a new Syngenta... more »

Michael D. Wilbur joins Wilbur-Ellis board of directors

Wilbur-Ellis announced Oct. 21 that Michael D. Wilbur has joined the company’s board of directors. Wilbur currently serves as president and CEO of Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis, a leading international marketer... more »

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