Crop Management

Sanitation, seed choice help control hydroponics pathogens

“There is a big difference, as far as diseases and their causes, in what you see outside in the field and what you see inside the greenhouse.”

Outside, the challenges are rain-splashed diseases like septoria and bacterial spot. In greenhouses, it’s diseases that prefer high humidity.

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Drone industry launches into specialty agriculture market

Drone scouts are poised to make precision agriculture even more exact as drone technology advances.

Seventeen percent of all commercial registered drones in 2017 were used for agriculture.

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Tiger-Sul adds veteran marketing manager David Hans

Global agriculture firm Tiger-Sul Products has added veteran marketer Dave Hans to its team. Hans is a familiar face to the Tiger-Sul team. He prev... more »

Anuvia Plant Nutrients names Zughaft to senior vice president

Zellwood, Florida- based Anuvia Plant Nutrients has appointed Ed Zughaft senior vice president Asset Acquisitions and Finance. Previously, he was se... more »

Downy mildew, late blight seen in mid-Atlantic region

Downy mildew has most recently been confirmed on cucumbers in southern New Jersey and Maryland. Sources of the disease are continuing to build in the ... more »

Greenhouse online training focuses on weed management

Manage all aspects of weed management in nurseries and greenhouses, including weed identification, developing herbicide programs, and the latest non-c... more »

Gene editing approach aims for broad disease resistance in crops

A novel gene editing approach could hold the key to broad-spectrum disease resistance in certain staple food crops without causing physica... more »

Food chain technologies help reduce waste

According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking f... more »

Text alerts available for New York specialty crop growers

Fruit and vegetable farmers in 17 eastern New York counties can now receive real time alerts on high risk disease and pest outbreaks texted directly t... more »

Time for downy mildew protectant sprays for cucumbers

As we near the beginning of July, it’s important to note this is typically the time of year we expect to find the first downy mildew symptoms on cuc... more »

Biodegradable clips curb greenhouse plastic use

Ontario’s greenhouse sector has made significant advances in water, nutrient and energy technology to manage the year-round, high-efficiency p... more »

Two micronutrient fertilizers by Alltech get organic certification

Lexington, Kentucky-based Alltech Crop Science, the agronomic division of Alltech, has attained organic certification in North America for two of its ... more »


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