Plant Nutrition

Plasticulture strawberries across Delaware, Maryland and Virginia need fertilization

Plasticulture strawberries are blooming now across Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Plasticulture strawberries should have had nitrogen applications prior to bloom. Base recommendations are 25 lbs/a of N at green-up and another 25 lbs/a of N... more »

Ampersand adjuvant now in Mexico through partnership with Nufarm Grupo

Attune Agriculture, a developer of performance-based agricultural products using hydrocolloid technology, is expanding Ampersand adjuvant's availability across Mexico. A new partnership with Nufarm Grupo Mexico as a principal distributor will lead the expansion. According to... more »

Team to study soil compaction on farms in Washington and beyond

While soil compaction happens below the surface, it has many above-ground impacts on crops. Compacted soil doesn’t absorb water very well, makes it hard for plants to send out roots, inhibits plant nutrient absorption and... more »

David Coorts named vice president of technical development for BPS Agriculture

BPS Agriculture has elevated David Coorts to vice president of technical development. BPS Ag, a Texas-based, diversified agriculture holding company currently incubates three start-ups: Verano365, Farm Shield and PureAcre. The entities utilize the firm’s proprietary... more »

RIT faculty using smartphones, AI to help assess crop roots

A Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member is creating new artificial intelligence systems that could empower agricultural researchers, breeders, nurseries and other users to analyze the roots of their crops with the power of their... more »

Repar Corp. shares information about HBR, a natural plant growth regulator

Repar Corp. has issued information about  Homobrassinolide .1% (HBR) plant growth regulator with the latest product trial information on cherry trees and grapevines, both table and winegrapes. According to a news release, HBR is a ... more »

Azotic North America hires John Squire as lead agronomist

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Azotic North America has added John Squire to lead its agronomic programs in the United States and Canada. Squire brings decades of experience and deep expertise in crop science to helping farmers... more »

Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance joined by Produce Marketing Association

Produce Marketing Association has joined the steering committee for the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance, a coalition focused on defining and promoting shared climate policy priorities. According to a news release, the Food and Agriculture... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

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