Crop Management

Cover crops offset their water use by aiding soil moisture retention

Cover crop research conducted by a team of university researchers is now helping to inform and shape policy to implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) in several San Joaquin Valley counties. [caption id="" align="aligncenter"... more »

Timac Agro USA acquires Rainbow Plant Food

Timac Agro USA, a global specialist in innovation for high-efficiency plant nutrition, announced it has completed the acquisition of Rainbow Plant Food, based in Americus ,Georgia, from Nutrien Ltd. This strategic acquisition will allow Timac... more »

In-field soil moisture probes, aerial insights integrated by Ceres Imaging

Ceres Imaging, a precision irrigation company that helps farmers build more profitable and more sustainable operations, has announced that it will offer soil moisture probes as part of its precision irrigation subscription service to growers... more »

New agriculture sensor development platform launched

AgSensor Solutions, a platform company designed to help sensor creators move agricultural applications to market more quickly, has been formed by a collaboration of three established firms. The partners in the new venture are: AGD... more »

On-farm compost research site for farmers, ranchers set by work group

The Federal-State On-Farm Compost Work Group announced Dec. 9 the launch of an On-Farm Compost Resource Website. The resources on this website include information and tools to help farmers and ranchers compost agricultural byproducts, including... more »

Boston-based ag tech company acquires CSU climate change solution

For more than two decades, Colorado State University has been at the forefront of soil carbon science.  “There’s a long history of agroecosystems work here at CSU,” said Keith Paustian, University Distinguished Professor in the... more »

MDARD marks World Soil Day with New ‘Fresh from the Field’ podcast

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is celebrating World Soil Day, which is Dec. 5, with a new "Fresh from the Field" Podcast featuring well-known soil scientist expert Karl Hausler. World Soil... more »

Organic, washable fruit coating launched for the produce industry

Yumbrella, an organic, washable coating for apples, has been launched in the U.S. by Startchy. It is the first washable coating for the U.S. fruit and vegetable industry. Yumbrella is USDA-, Canada- and EU-certified organic... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

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Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

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