Crop Management

Rik Miller named Cool Planet board chair; Armstrong added

Cool Planet, an agricultural technology company focused on sustainable agricultural solutions, has made multiple changes to its board of directors intended to strengthen the company’s focus on soil health technology development and to support growing... more »

Georgia scientists aim to breed better tomatoes

Tomatoes have been bred to create a wide array of colors, shapes and sizes, but not much commercial work has been done on breeding tomatoes that taste good. That may be because – despite the... more »

GLEXPO vegetable education to be the strongest yet

“At the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, we get a chance to bring in people from the vegetable industry outside of Michigan and hear their experiences and how they’ve tackled challenges,” said... more »

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. As the second iX event hosted by Seminis Vegetables Inc., the... 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 management, and soil and water conservation during the 2018 Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference. The conference,... 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 study published in the journal PLOS One, a research team in OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences... 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 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and... 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 Woodman Horticultural Research Farm.  Learn more about her research virtually “As If You Were There.” In partnership with the... more »

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