Crop Management

Helm Agro adds Jeff Krieger as regional sales manager for east Cornbelt

Helm Agro US, a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Jeff Krieger as regional sales manager for the east Cornbelt. In his new position, Krieger will be responsible for... more »

Drones seen as effective tools for fruit growers

Farmers use drones to be more efficient. Drones help farmers improve yields and stay ahead of problems before they become too big. People have used the phrase “drone on and on” for a long time.... more »

$1.5M set for nutrient management projects, including for cherry, in California

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program announced more than $1.5 million in grant funds are being awarded to agricultural organizations and universities as a result of the Fertilizer Research... more »

NYS Berry Growers Association, Cornell Extension offer strawberry substrate workshop

Growing strawberries in substrate (soil-less media) can help prevent soil-borne diseases, increase yields, improve quality, and reduce the costs associated with pesticides, fertilizer, and water. To aid professional berry growers in learning about this valuable subject, the... more »

Product offers nitrogen in short, targeted bursts

At a time when growers are beginning to apply a minimum of nitrogen, two products from British Levity Crop Science and OMEX Agrifluids USA are marketed to growers to target specific stages in growth, such... more »

Helm Agro US hires Josh Louder as regional sales manager for Southwest

Tampa, Florida-based Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Josh Louder as Regional Sales Manager in the Southwest. Louder will be responsible for promoting and... more »

Farmers Edge expands satellite imagery technology to specialty crops

Backed by a large private constellation of satellites, digital-agriculture company Farmers Edge has begun offering its imagery and mapping technology for specialty crops, in hopes to help meet the evolving needs of growers worldwide. According to... more »

Jenny Bolivar-Medina joins Washington State University Tree Fruit team

Jenny Bolivar-Medina recently joined Washington State University as a tree fruit Extension information technology transfer specialist. As an integral member of the Tree Fruit Extension Team, Bolivar-Medina program will focus on tree fruit horticultural issues... more »


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