Crop Management

Phenome Networks, Delair boost breeding, variety testing with drone data

At the annual ISF World Seed Congress, on June 3-5, Phenome Networks, a premier plant breeding software company, and Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone solutions, will present their strategic collaboration to offer a... more »

Root-knot nematodes found in 60% of Georgia vegetable fields

A recent University of Georgia Cooperative Extension survey of 431 Georgia vegetable fields found that more than 60% contained root-knot nematodes, tiny parasitic worms that feed on roots and destroy plants. The survey was conducted... more »

Lamar joins Bio Huma Netics as director of Humic Research

On May 1, Richard Lamar joined Bio Huma Netics (BHN) as senior director of Humic Research. Lamar has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Miami, a M.S. in Forestry from Mississippi State University,... more »

BrightFarms to build Pennsylvania greenhouse with GIANT business

BrightFarms recently broke ground on a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse at Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. On Monday, May 20, dozens gathered at the construction site before attending a celebration at Susquehanna University, according to a press... more »

New Hampshire moving to more sustainable agriculture practices

New Hampshire farmers are increasingly moving to more sustainable farming practices, with those adopting no-till, reduced-till, and cover crop practices dramatically increasing since 2012, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The University of New... more »

Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit in New York attracts start-ups

Seven dynamic international agtech start-ups will be taking the spotlight at the Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit in New York, (June 19-20), seeking investment opportunities and corporate connections to scale up innovative solutions including machine learning... more »

How plant viruses can be used to ward off pests, keep plants healthy

Imagine a technology that could target pesticides to treat specific spots deep within the soil, making them more effective at controlling infestations while limiting their toxicity to the environment. Researchers at the University of California... more »

Grow More Experience, Agronomy in Action boosted by Syngenta

In 2019, Syngenta’s in-field demonstration platform will have 80 site locations across North America, an expansion from 2018. The enhancement, covering both Grow More Experience and Agronomy in Action locations will allow the company to... more »


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