Crop Management

Michigan pesticide course offered for private, commercial pesticide applicators

Safely applying pesticides is a responsibility that all agriculture shares. Private and commercial pesticide applicators must adhere to high safety standards when they are handling pesticides. To ensure that pesticides are used appropriately and all... more »

Telos Ag Solutions new distributor for Telone soil fumigant

Pinehurst, North Carolina-based TriCal Soil Solutions Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Teleos Ag Solutions, a newly-formed global agricultural chemical sales, service, and distribution company, announces an exclusive distribution agreement with Dow Corporation for Telone, a... more »

WSU opens Plant Sciences Building, new home for collaborative ag research

Washington State University will celebrate the opening of the new Plant Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art home on the Pullman campus for collaborative research supporting regional and global agriculture. The new facility was virtually dedicated through... more »

Heliae Agriculture will offer an in-depth two-day soil health webinar

Healthy soil is within the reach of every farm and ranching operation. The principles that govern healthy, productive soils are simple: nourish, build and leverage the soil microbiome. These are the principles in which Heliae... more »

Postharvest vineyard management: Preparing vines for winter

Preparing vines for winter begins between harvesting and the first frost. Helping grapes survive the cold period will help timely feeding, treating pests and diseases and it is the best time for vineyard floor management.... more »

Sweet cherry hardiness research, cold damage assessment webinar topics

Washington State University (WSU) and Oregon State University's Tree Fruit Webinar Series will feature a session on sweet cherry hardiness research and damage assessment. The Stone Fruit Physiology program at WSU has investigated tree fruit... more »

New rule makes enhancements to Environmental Quality Incentives Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released the final rule for its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The rule updates USDA’s flagship program as directed by the 2018 Farm Bill and integrates feedback from... more »

Pinnacle’s Phil Foster committed to soil management

Call him a grounded grower. Phil Foster is committed – not only to his customers and employees, and not only to his business’s success. He’s committed to the ground itself. Although most organic growers would... more »

Current Issue

FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

Southeast growers turning to soil moisture sensors

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Biden appointees face task of working with ag sector

Notes from the Farm column: Assess equipment to make farm operate better

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