Crop Management

Honeycrisp gains notorious reputation as its market soars

Despite the extra work, growers will keep planting, picking and selling Honeycrisp apples, as long as the core economics makes sense. That's the consensus reported in a Nov. 8 story published by Bloomberg titled "The Curse... more »

California helps ag fertilizer management, water quality

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) has awarded over $1.1 million in grant funds to agricultural organizations and universities. These grants will fund six projects that will improve... more »

Harvesting grapes after fall frost

Last year, the 2017 growing season was ended with low fall temperatures and fall frost before fruit was harvested, leaving the grapevines without a post-harvest foliated period. This year, a greater number of heat units... more »

Verdesian bolsters sales staff with new vice presidents

Cary, North Carolina-based Verdesian Life Sciences has announced the addition of four new vice presidents to lead growing demand for nutrient use efficiency (NUE) and sales of Verdesian technology solutions across the United States. Verdesian... more »

CRISPR-Cpf1 genome editing technology licensed by BASF

BASF has attained a global, non-exclusive licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of CRISPR-Cpf1 genome editing technology to improve products in agricultural and industrial microbiology applications. CRISPR-Cpf1 has... more »

Postharvest fresh produce losses subject of study

Concerns over postharvest losses of fresh produce prompted the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to initiate a study to measure losses in four crops in a total of four states in the USA in the 2017-2018... more »

NRCS California invests $4.4 million in high tunnels

For Scrivner Hoppe-Glosser, a small farmer in Pleasant Grove, Calif., he can’t help but beam at the newest thing to pop up in his farm field. It isn’t one of his 40 different specialty crops... more »

UC Davis and the wine industry cultivate a fruitful relationship

South of Merced, under the hot summer sun of the San Joaquin Valley, Miguel Guerrero of The Wine Group is trying a new high-wire act. In collaboration with UC Davis Cooperative Extension, Roduner Ranch vineyard... more »


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