Crop Management

Grand Traverse County, Michigan, others national disaster areas

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated Grand Traverse County, Michigan, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to hail that occurred on Aug. 1, 2018, may be eligible for U.S. Department... more »

4R Research aided by shift to fertilizer groups

The members and the board of directors of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) voted in mid-December to undertake a major organizational restructure which will include the transfer of key scientific assets and programs to... more »

Cool Planet names Rik Miller chair, adds Armstrong to board

Cool Planet, an agricultural technology company focused on sustainable agricultural solutions, has made multiple changes to its board of directors intended to strengthen the company’s focus on soil health technology development and to support growing... more »

Improving tree fruit produce, profits focus of WSU post

Carolina Torres, a horticulturist and Washington State University (WSU) alumna, has been named the university’s first Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Postharvest Systems. Torres will help Northwest tree fruit growers and packers bring their best... more »

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 »

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