Crop Management

Growers develop mechanized lean-lower trellis device for tomatoes

“The ones who do the job know exactly how bad it is.”

Hurricanes leave growers reeling

Specialty crop growers in Florida, Texas and the Gulf Coast are scrambling in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Irma dissipated Sept. 15 off the coast of ... more

University of Florida to offer greenhouse training online

Can your grower staff make better crop management decisions with additional training? The University of Florida IFAS Extension can help with four-w... more »

Growers develop mechanized lean-lower trellis device for tomatoes

A startup Michigan company is offering a back-saving device for easing down tomato vines that have grown to the top of the greenhouse. The Summit T... more »

Pursell Agri-Tech hires fertilizer industry veterans

Pursell Agri-TechPursell Agri-Tech recently expanded its team by adding two key fertilizer-industry veterans, Keith Cochran and Tim Holt. Cochran j... more »

Crop Production Services among rebranded Nutrien affiliates

Loveland, Colorado, based Nutrien Ltd. (Nutrien) has launched its newly branded retail business, Nutrien Ag Solutions. The name Nutrien Ag Solutions ... more »

Teralytic debuts wireless sensor of soil conditions

Wireless soil sensor manufacturer Teralytic debuted a new sensor March 20, 2018 at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco. The n... more »

PlantTape to host tomato open house in California

After a year of successful trials, revolutionary automated transplanting system, PlantTape, is hosting an open house that will hig... more »

Crop-saving soil tests now at farmers’ fingertips

Soil pathogen testing – critical to farming, but painstakingly slow and expensive – will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and... more »

Penn State workshop to highlight precision farming benefits

Penn State Extension will host a workshop on March 19 focusing on cost savings strategies and the yield benefits of precision farming agriculture. See... more »

Drones take off in agriculture industry

Could the newest farmhand be a drone? Research in the Virginia Tech University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is bringing drone tec... more »

Reed, Jones join sales manager force at Kemin

Des Moines, Iowa-based Kemin Crop Technologies, an initiative of Kemin Industries focused on providing solutions for commercial greenhouses and commer... more »


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