Crop Management

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 most, with a combination of cultivar an... more

Quebec berry growers tout innovative approaches

One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer tour. Gr... more

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UGA small-scale farming workshop set for Feb. 28

A workshop for small-vegetable farmers is set for Tuesday, Feb. 28, on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Georgia. The workshop is design... more »

Industry executives to share insights at innovation forum

Corporate executives from various corners of the agriculture industry will gather to share their ideas on the future at THRIVE AgTech Innovation Forum... more »

Hydroponic agriculture showcases diversity of California production

Hydroponic agriculture, the growing of plants without soil and adding nutrients in water, is a relatively new method of production in California, but ... more »

ADAMA rolls out new insecticide for specialty crops

ADAMA received full EPA registration approval for new Cormoran insecticide in November and is now rolling out the insecticide in time for the 2017 sea... more »

‘Pumpkin whisperer’ receives Excellence in IPM award

Meg McGrath, a Cornell University plant pathologist based at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, is an internationally recogn... more »

Six California projects aim to reduce pesticide use

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has recognized several organizations for projects aimed at managing pests while using fewer p... more »

Greenhouse tomato course set for March 7-8

Greenhouse tomato growers and other interested individuals are invited to attend the 27th annual Mississippi Greenhouse Tomato Short Course March 7-8.... more »

Protect watermelon vines for successful season

Whether protecting watermelons from the scalding summer sun or helping plants produce bigger fruit, maintaining healthy vines is a top priority for Ge... more »

California expands Pesticide Monitoring Network

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), in cooperation with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), is increasing the number of co... more »

OFRF receives grant for organic farmers outreach programs

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has been chosen to receive a grant from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) designed to facilitate the i... more »


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