Crop Protection

Western Growers seeks info on harvest automation

Western Growers is asking for information from growers and agtech start-ups for the second year of data collection for the Global Harvest Automation Report. The surveys will help the industry confront the ongoing threat from... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention features Growing Farmers leader

The keynote speaker for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be a grower entrepreneur who has taught other farmers how to be successful. The show has also released information on its grower-oriented educational... more »

West Coast technical field reps join BASF

BASF Agricultural Solutions has added two technical field representatives to its agronomic team. Both members will cover the California and Arizona regions. Jessica Salmer will cover California’s Central Valley while... more »

AI center at UF will guide tech-driven agriculture

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is building a 19,000-square foot artificial intelligence hub, as technology driven by AI increasingly is used to protect crop yields and the environment. The... more »

Biofungicide Evoca receives boost in Novozymes process

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Novozymes, a world leader in biotech solutions including ag biologicals, report positive results of a feasibility study on Evoca. The biofungicide Evoca is Biotalys’... more »

EPA approves AgBiome’s Esendo fungicide

Esendo fungicide is the newest in AgBiome’s lineup of microbial-based solutions and the first of its proprietary Connate portfolio to receive approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. AgBiome Inc., a leader in developing innovative products... more »

Syngenta recognizes award finalist biofungicide Quilliabrium

Botanical Solution Inc., innovator of sustainable, consistent and cost-effective advanced botanical materials for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications, has been named a finalist in the Crop Science Award for Best Industry Collaboration with distribution partner Syngenta.... more »

FFVA honors weed researcher Nathan Boyd

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) named University of Florida (UF) weed scientist  Nathan Boyd its 2022 Researcher of the Year. Boyd is a professor of horticulture and weed science... more »

Current Issue

From the orchard to TikTok

New Michigan Hort Society president secures his niche

Specialty crop ‘ambassadors’ take time to explain farming

FIRA-USA agriculture robotic show photos

Texas conference helps growers battle pests, weeds

Tart cherry industry seeks brand protections

PickTrace labor management expands services

USDA specialty crop, organic insurance expands

Michigan blueberry growers absorb latest tips

New small fruit specialist joins MSU

UF evaluates grapes for Florida winemaking

Cherry Marketing Institute expanding export markets

H-2A program in need of repair

Hyper-local and the next generation customer

Pecan trees and a happy surprise in the  barn

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