Crop Management

Colorado State University receives $10M gift from Nutrien

Colorado State University and Nutrien, a provider of crop nutrients, inputs and services, have entered into a strategic partnership with a primary goal: feeding the world in the most sustainable, inclusive and innovative way. Nutrien... more »

Study examines root rot in hydroponic leafy greens

The University of Connecticut Greenhouse Research & Extension team are conducting a study in root rot of hydroponically-grown leafy greens. They would like to collect plant samples with root rot from commercial operations in the... more »

Report: Aggressive fungus attacks Florida strawberries

A fungus has taken over some strawberry fields in Florida. One grower lost as many as 80 acres in Manatee County. Pestalotiopsis affects the foliage and fruit, down to the root of strawberry plants. Gary... more »

Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center opens Danville, Virginia

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is partnering with the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences... more »

Programs to assist New York farmers to increase environmental protections

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced Jan. 21 the availability of $1.3 million for two programs to assist New York farmers to increase environmental protections on farms across the state. Funds... more »

Rutgers research reveals information gaps on LED lighting for indoor crops

While LED lighting can enhance plant growth in greenhouses, standards are needed to determine the optimal intensity and colors of light, according to Rutgers research that could help improve the energy efficiency of horticultural lighting... more »

Koppert’s Natutec releases biological solutions over large agricultural areas

With the launch of the Natutec Drone, biological solutions innovator, Koppert Biological Systems, has entered the airspace and now can release its biological solutions over large agricultural expanses to control a range of harmful pests.... more »

Jeff Krieger joins Helm Agro as sales manager for east Cornbelt

Helm Agro US, a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Jeff Krieger as regional sales manager for the east Cornbelt. In his new position, Krieger will be responsible for... more »


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