Crop Management

George Bird to receive 2020 CANR Distinguished Faculty Award at ANR Week

George W. Bird, Ph.D., will receive the 2020 Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Distinguished Faculty Award during ANR Week on March 6. The Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes faculty members... more »

MSU to share ‘Small Fruit Production Risk Management: Resources and Tools’

There is new training program developed by the Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Small Fruit program to assist the blueberry industry and all berry growers in general to deal with major Production Risks affecting the... more »

Warm winter renews concerns about orchard chill in California

National Public Radio highlighted a growing concern for San Joaquin Valley tree fruit and nut farmers - diminishing winter chill in an age of climate change. "Warm winters mess with nut trees' sex lives," reported... more »

Ag Innovations Conference in California to focus on crop care March 18

The 4th Annual Ag Innovations Conference and Trade Show will be held March 18 in Santa Maria. This year the focus will be on comprehensive crop care. With the underlying principle of integrated pest management,... more »

Atticus releases insect growth regulators for specialty crops

Atticus, LLC, a branded-generic crop protection manufacturer, announces a suite of insect growth regulator products for Southeastern and Western specialty-crop growers. These products, for use on citrus, vegetables, cotton, tree nuts, stone fruit, and more,... more »

Nachurs Alpine Solutions gets patents for potassium acetate technology

Nachurs Alpine Solutions (NAS), a division of Wilbur-Ellis, announced Feb. 18 that it has received two patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its potassium acetate technology. This technology is a method... more »

Semios gets $75M in funding to expand large IoT network in agriculture

Semios, a precision farming platform for permanent crops, has raised $75 million U.S. in private equity funding to advance the development of its data-driven crop management solution. The financing was led by Morningside Group, a... more »

BioSafe Systems adds Kaleb Tyrone to agriculture team

BioSafe Systems has hired Kaleb Tyrone as a new sales representative in the Southeast. Tyrone lives in Hahira, Georgia,and grew up on his family’s vegetable farm. He graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 2017... more »


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