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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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 »

EPA finalizes steps to protect bees from pesticides

EPA is releasing a final policy which describes methods for addressing acute risks to bees from pesticides. Applications of acutely toxic pesticide... more »

BVT to begin commercial demonstrations in Florida

Bee Vectoring Technologies has entered into formal agreements with several U.S. strawberry growers to conduct large-scale commercial demonstrations of... more »

Mushy spots on peppers: Disease or disorder?

Frustration in pepper season can arrive when plants, healthy and strong in appearance, start to produce peppers with discolored, mushy spots. While th... more »

Recent rainfall provides hope for Georgia farmers

Welcome rains during December 2016 and the first week of 2017 are providing hope for Georgia farmers looking for relief from a statewide severe drough... more »

Cornell to host greenhouse, high tunnel IPM webinars

Cornell University's New York State Integrated Pest Management program will host a series of short webinars on Greenhouse/High Tunnel Vegetable IPM o... more »

Isagro named exclusive distributor for Taegro 2

Isagro USA has signed an agreement to exclusively distribute BioAg Alliance's Taegro 2 Biofungicide in the United States and Canada. The BioAg Allianc... more »

NCSU researchers study strawberry clipper effects on yield

During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture st... more »

LettuceBot wins 2017 AE50 award

Blue River Technology's LettuceBot precision lettuce thinning implement was just recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological... more »


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