Crop Management

Pesticide predicament for California’s strawberry growers

The powerful fumigant methyl bromide will be retired from California’s strawberry fields at the end of this year after more than 20 years of fierce ... READ MORE »

Integrated Crop, Pest Management Update set for Dec. 20

Michigan State University Extension and Eaton County MSU Extension will host the 2016 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update on Tuesday, Dec. 20, ... READ MORE »

Tips for pumpkin management in final stretch

We are in the final stretch of the pumpkin season in Michigan. Vines are dying down and cutting has begun. At this point, growers are discovering just... READ MORE »

Case study: Incorporating high tunnels into organic production

In a collaboration between Gathering Together Farm (GTF) and Oregon State University (OSU), three high tunnels (Haygroves) were constructed side by si... READ MORE »

Rodale Institute forms Organic Farmers Association

Rodale Institute has launched a new membership organization for organic farmers. The new Organic Farmers Association will exist to provide a voice for... READ MORE »

Black tarps suppress weeds in organic production

University of New Hampshire researchers have found that using black tarps and cover crops successfully suppressed weeds in an organic vegetable system... READ MORE »

Hurley joins GreenStone’s commercial lending unit

Kyle Hurley has joined GreenStone Farm Credit Services as a vice president of commercial lending. In this role, he will specialize in assisting la... READ MORE »

LED lighting solutions create recipe for optimum plant growth

Vegetable producers, whether they grow under tunnels, in the field or in greenhouses, face a number of challenges. The growing environment can be diff... READ MORE »

Ohio State launches new greenhouse program

The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (Ohio State ATI) recently approved a new greenhouse engineering technology specialization i... READ MORE »

Considerations before beginining GroupGAP Certification

Many fresh produce growers who need food safety certification in order to sell to certain buyers have been trying to find a more streamlined, less exp... READ MORE »


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