Crop Management

Irrigation tech field day set planned by WSU

Washington State University (WSU) and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission are scheduling an irrigation field day to show growers the latest in irrigation technological advances. The Irrigation Technology Field Day is scheduled for July... more »

California growers work to save heat-stressed crops

The continuing, scorching temperatures faced by California growers can put crops, including vegetables and melons, at risk. The state's crops continue to take a beating as growers work to reduce impacts of a lingering heat... more »

Sustainability report released by Wholesum

Wholesum has released its latest scorecard on how it handles sustainability. Based in Amado, Arizona, Wholesum is an organic greenhouse grower and shipper of Fair Trade Certified organic fresh vegetables. The latest sustainability report presents... more »

Ohio State to host Crop, Soil & Water Field Night 

Ohio State University (OSU) is hosting a Crop, Soil & Water Field Night. Drones and inputs are on the schedule. Part of the South Centers Soil, Water, and Bioenergy program, the event is scheduled for... more »

USDA: insurance options enlarged for specialty, organic growers

Fresh and processing tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage and other fruits and vegetables are to benefit from changes in USDA's crop insurance options. The USDA is expanding crop insurance options for specialty and organic growers starting with... more »

National Plant Diagnostic Network: Plant health at a crossroads

The NPDN is a crucial bastion in the defense of the United States’ agricultural and natural ecosystems, ensuring the health of a sector that contributes over $1 trillion to the U.S. economy annually. As legislators... more »

Georgia, FieldWatch work together on pesticide safety

Georgia is partnering with a nonprofit mapping operation to promote safe pesticide handling. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is working with FieldWatch to introduce new technology aimed at promoting safe pesticide usage among beekeepers,... more »

Spotted lanternfly discovered in Michigan 

The invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been detected in a Michigan county. Michigan officials have confirmed the state’s second detection of the invasive spotted lanternfly in Monroe County. SLF is a destructive pest that feeds... more »

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