Crop Management

University of Florida develops blueberry cultivar selection tool for Florida growers

As growers wind down this year’s Florida blueberry season, they can look to a new Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and University of Florida tool to help them decide whether to remove any existing blueberry... more »

Verdesian makes changes that emphasize specialty crop business

Cary, North Carolina-based Verdesian Life Sciences recently announced organizational moves that further enhances the company’s commitment to providing the best nutrient use efficiency products and technologies to specialty crop growers. Jason Radfordhas accepted a new... more »

New smartphone app predicts vineyard yields earlier, more accurately

Cornell University engineers and plant scientists have teamed up to develop a low-cost system that allows grape growers to predict their yields much earlier in the season and more accurately than costly traditional methods. The... more »

FFAR and OFRF renew partnership to improve soil health research

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) are thrilled to announce the continuation of their partnership to fund on-farm research advancing the climate benefits of organic agriculture systems. Priorities will... more »

Yara to host global launch event for Agoro Carbon Alliance

Yara, a crop nutrition solutions provider, will officially introduce the Agro Carbon Alliance during a global launch event on June 8 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT). The Agoro Carbon Alliance is Yara's new... more »

Bayer announces new commercial leaders for Crop Science Division

Bayer announced May 18 that Brett Begemann, chief operating officer, Crop Science, will retire from his role after 38 years with the company. Rodrigo Santos, currently head of crop science commercial operations, Latin America, will... more »

USDA offers cooperative agreements for community compost, food waste reduction

USDA announced May 17 the availability of up to $2 million for local governments to host Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CCFWR) pilot projects for fiscal year 2021. The cooperative agreements support projects that... more »

Koch Agronomic Services acquires Compass Minerals’ micronutrient assets

Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Agronomic Services LLC (Koch) completed its acquisition of Compass Minerals' North American micronutrient assets, the global intellectual property rights, with trademarks and patents and certain other assets associated with Wolf Trax, Rocket... more »

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