Carrots, beets, radishes, turnips and parsnips are popular cool-season root crops for high tunnel production and marketing in West Virginia.
According to Lewis W. Jett, commercial horticulture Exte... more
The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culpri... more
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Driscoll’s, a distributor of fresh berries, has promoted Soren Bjorn to president, Driscoll’s of the Americas, effective immediately.
Bjorn prev... more »
Before the widespread use of plastic mulch, drip irrigation, high tunnels and greenhouse production, there seemed to be a clear line of demarcation be... more »
A successful strawberry planting hinges on getting the basics right at planting time. If you can pay attention to the basics, you are well on your... more »
The Michigan State University Enviroweather’s “Current Degree-Day Maps” tool shows accumulated growing degree-days (base 50) across Michigan fro... more »
Biologists at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have demonstrated for the first time that a widely used pesticide can significantl... more »
Maureen Torrey with Torrey Farms of Elba, New York, participated in a roundtable discussion on April 25, at the White House with President Trump and ... more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Supplemental Label for the use of Command (clomazone) herbicide on asparagus and edamame. ... more »
Low numbers of black cutworm moths are being caught in parts of Michigan, with moths detected in Montcalm and Lenawee counties. Purdue University Exte... more »
VoloAgri has acquired plant breeding company Zayintec, based in Almeria, Spain. The acquisition adds a large number of complimentary hybrid vegetable ... more »
Baloian Farms, a year-round supplier of peppers and mixed vegetables, is introducing organic green beans, green peppers and soft squash to its Califor... more »