Crop Management

Sanitation, seed choice help control hydroponics pathogens

“There is a big difference, as far as diseases and their causes, in what you see outside in the field and what you see inside the greenhouse.”

Outside, the challenges are rain-splashed diseases like septoria and bacterial spot. In greenhouses, it’s diseases that prefer high humidity.

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Drone industry launches into specialty agriculture market

Drone scouts are poised to make precision agriculture even more exact as drone technology advances.

Seventeen percent of all commercial registered drones in 2017 were used for agriculture.

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Seminis to host Felda Idea Exchange in Florida

Seminis Vegetable Seeds invites growers to a new experiential event with its Felda Idea Exchange (iX) on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Labelle, Florida. ... more »

Crop adviser conference set for December at Purdue

Certified crop advisers, consultants, farmers, agribusiness professionals and students will learn from top experts about crop, nutrient and pest manag... more »

Study: Solar arrays could be used for plant productivity

Oregon State University scientists have found a resource to increase agricultural production on dry, unirrigated farmland – solar panels. In a s... more »

Weed management for organic farms focus of USDA award

Weed management strategies for organic vegetable growers, including challenges to implementing them, will be the focus of a more than $1.9 million gra... more »

Pest and nutrient management in caterpillar tunnels

New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Becky Sideman is studying tomato growth in caterpillar tunnels at the UNH Woodma... more »

UGA: Georgia crop damage merits immediate financial help

To avoid losing their farms following Hurricane Michael, Georgia farmers need financial relief as soon as possible, according to Jeff Dorfman, a p... more »

Uvalde AgriLife center donates hydroponic Asian vegetables

When researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde completed recent yield and quality trials on hydroponically pro... more »

Palla added by Arysta LifeScience as key account representative

Arysta LifeScience North America recently added Daniel Palla as Key Influencer Account Representative – West. Based in California, Palla is responsi... more »

Cover crops, research results featured in free webinars

Two free webinars in November will highlight the results of vegetable research funded by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program an... more »

Verdesian expands sales leadership with U.S. growth

Cary, North Carolina-based Verdesian Life Sciences has announced the addition of four new vice presidents to lead growing demand for nutrient use effi... more »


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