Crop Management

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his own farm. Doing more with less meant getting r... more

Low tunnels show good results for strawberries

June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a profit. At... more

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Harvanta 50SL gives growers option for insect control

Summit Agro USA's Harvanta 50SL insecticide has received EPA approval and is now available to U.S. vegetable growers for use on fruiting vegetables, c... more »

Western bean cutworm continues to plague sweet corn

Got a sweet tooth for sweet corn? You’re in good company. So should you hear rumors on the wind about wormy sweet corn – or field corn or dr... more »

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies plans system launch in Florida

Mississauga, Ontario-based Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) has provided details on its launch plan for the BVT System for the Florida market. The lau... more »

AeroFarms gets grant to help quality of leafy greens

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Far... more »

Marrone Bio Innovations teams with AgShift on pilot program

Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) has joined a pilot project with AgShift, a Santa-Clara, California, based agriculture technology startup, to assess the ... more »

Deere acquires precision ag company Blue River Technology

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, which is based in Sunnyvale, California and is a leader in app... more »

Ultra-niche crop series: farming basil

Rutgers Cooperative Extension will continue its ultra-niche crop series with a workshop on farming basil 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. Ultra-niche... more »

Intercropping boosts vegetable production

The old ways could be the best ways when it comes to small-acreage vegetable production, according to a newly published article available thro... more »

$2.5 million grant to expand organic strawberry research

UC Santa Cruz researchers who have pioneered alternatives to methyl bromide in commercial strawberry production have received a $2.5 million grant fro... more »


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