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
One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer tour.
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Treating bees with light therapy can counteract the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and improve survival rates of poisoned bees, finds a n... more »
Farmers looking to reduce reliance on pesticides, herbicides and other pest management tools may want to heed the advice of Cornell agricultural scien... more »
The question of balance between soil magnesium and calcium levels seems to revive among farmers every few years. On soils where lime is recommended, a... more »
BioConsortia has raised this year a total of $12 million for future growth. Last week, BioConsortia closed an $8 million equity round of investment f... more »
Consumer interest in organic products has grown in recent years, as reflected by rising sales nationwide - with a 56 percent increase in New York fro... more »
As small-acreage and organic vegetable growers increasingly utilize high tunnels, researchers are working to determine effective production strategies... more »
Michigan State University's Farmer Field School will host farm management workshops in November and December. The one-day hands-on workshops present i... more »
Strawberry production on Île d’Orléans, an island near Quebec City, Canada, was on full display in mid-August during the North American Strawber... more »
Anyone who has gone to a pumpkin patch knows pumpkins can get so heavy they’re hard to lift, but some pumpkin enthusiasts produce pumpkins so big th... more »