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BRANDT to build Nebraska production facility

BRANDT, a retailer of agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty ag input products, plans to start construction on a production facility in Aurora, Nebraska, this summer. The company plans for the facility, Advanced Ag Formulations,... more »

Weed, pest resistance a universal crop concern

Weeds and insects forming resistance to pesticides that haven’t even been developed yet sound like science fiction story plot, but that possibility exists, according to Jed Colquhoun, professor and IPM director at the Department of... more »

Smart sprayer gets smarter, tougher

Heading into 2023, specialty crop growers are looking for any advantage they can to improve operational costs, satisfy mandates on chemical and water use, meet sustainability goals and increase healthy harvests. Ag tech company Smart... more »

Dormant treatment tackles troublesome weeds

{Sponsored} Tackling your toughest weeds during the dormant season enables you to start the season with a clean orchard floor and can increase your farm’s profitability. Fifth-generation farmer Craig McDowell of Chesnee, South Carolina, was... more »

Intensive management improves fruit quality

{Sponsored} Optimizing orchard productivity in a high-density apple production system requires vigilant management. “High-density systems enable you to grow better-quality fruit, but they also force you to be a better culturist. The tighter you plant... more »

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