Crop Management

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 New England, but more information is bec... more

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his own farm.... more

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Registration open for first Missouri Tomato Conference

The inaugural Missouri Tomato Conference will be held Aug. 14-15 to teach growers and serious hobbyists more about Missouri’s to... more »

University of Michigan Campus Farm thrives with student efforts

The Campus Farm at the University of Michigan is a flagship learning lab for the UM Sustainable Food Program, which was formed in 2012 as an umbrella... more »

Effects of pesticide treatments on weeds studied at UNH

A researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has received a $474,679 grant to determine if pesticide ... more »

Clemson: New fungicide tips for Southern blight

  A Clemson University researcher has determined a new management strategy for Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes... more »

Explore benefits of high tunnels during Indiana field days

Purdue Extension and Indiana University are collaborating to offer field days featuring high tunnels, geared towards Indiana farmers who own or ... more »

Weather favors cucurbit downy mildew

Currently it has been confirmed in eleven counties in central and southern Pennsylvania with an unconfirmed report on cucumber in western Pennsylvania... more »

OSU Extension to host Farm Management, Technology Field Day

The Mahoning County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting a field day Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ward Campbell Farm, 11440 Pal... more »

Best practices shared for sustaining public plant breeding

How can public plant breeding programs reap royalties and research investments while keeping their cultivars in the public domain? This is one of the ... more »

Crop rotation, pest management impacted by climate change

According to the USDA report Climate Change and Agriculture in the United States: Effects and Adaptation, temperatures in the next 40 years are expe... more »

Seedless watermelons focus of grafting study

Some people love to eat a juicy, seedless watermelon for a tasty, refreshing snack during a hot, Florida summer day. University of Florida scientists ... more »


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