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Irrigation evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.


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Second lawsuit targets UC strawberry program

For the second time in as many years, the University of California’s (UC) strawberry breeding program finds itself the subject of a lawsuit. This time around, the lawsuit was filed by California Berry Cultivars (CBC), a private breeding company.... more
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Vegetable farm follows in patriarch’s footsteps

After farming in California’s Salinas Valley since the 1930s, agricultural legend George Tanimura died recently at age 100 – but Tanimura & An... more
Modern storage facilities with advanced temperature, humidity and airflow controls have revolutionized the North Carolina sweet potato industry. Photo: Mike Boyette

Storage techniques transform vegetable industry

Cooling has been central to the idea of food preservation almost as long as civilization has been ar... more
Strawberry forecasting feature photos for the 2010 IFAS Annual Research Report.  UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. Web tool saves money for strawberry growers in several states

Members of the first place team in the Apps for Ag hackathon, GivingGarden, (from left) Scott Kirkland, Josh Livni, Deema Tamimi and John Knoll. Photo: UC ANR UC ANR names Apps for Ag hackathon winners

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New regulations expand drone use for agriculture

On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration released the much anticipat... more

CFVGA to host annual conference Feb. 21

CFVGA to host annual conference Feb. 21

The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will host its ... more

Farmers markets are one form of direct marketing. Photo: Karin Higgins/UC Davis

Direct-marketing farms have twice the regional impact

Sacramento-area farmers and ranchers who sell their products directly to co... more

Bayer ‘disappointed’ in Monsanto’s rejection

Farmobile expands Minnesota Data Store

Monsanto rejects second proposal from Bayer

MDARD awards Value Added & Regional Food Systems grants

Texas A&M to host inaugural fruit, vegetable conference

Talley Farms expands presence to Midwest

Are Wells an Untapped Source of Energy?

VIDEO: Are Wells an Untapped Source of Energy?

Timothy Schultz, president of Terra Caloric, says there are a million wells in Michigan – a vast, untapped resource for geothermal power.

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