Crop Management

DowDuPont names senior leaders of Corteva Agriscience, DuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE : DWDP ) Sept. 17 named the senior leaders of the independent companies that will be created following the separation of its Agriculture (Corteva Agriscience) and Specialty Products (DuPont) Divisions, which is expected to occur... more »

Research set to protect onions, grapes from pests and diseases

Two national research teams led by scientists at Washington State University will protect valuable U.S. grape, onion and garlic crops from devastating and fast-adapting pests and diseases, thanks to more than $5 million in Specialty... more »

Strawberry purchasers want sustainable production

As buyers browse strawberry packages at the supermarket, they might see labels such as “organically grown” or “locally grown.” But they’d also like to know if the fruit was produced in a way that preserves... more »

Michigan growers to be surveyed about chemical practices

A sample of vegetable growers across Michigan will soon be contacted by the USDA NASS Great Lakes Region to participate in a set of surveys focusing on nutrient and fertilizer use, pesticide applications, and pest... more »

UF scientists hope to breed better-tasting sweet corn

University of Florida scientists plan to use a $7.3 million, four-year grant to find the genetic traits that will make sweet corn taste even better, last longer and grow better across the nation. Mark Settles,... more »

Sentera investment to boost adoption of drone provider’s wares

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based digital agriculture technology provider, has raised an additional $14 million in Series A funding. A premier group of food, biosciences, and agriculture investment firms, Chicago-based S2G Ventures, New York-based Continental Grain Co.,... more »

Pumpkin management in the final stretch

You are in the final stretch of the pumpkin season in Michigan. Vines are dying down and cutting has begun. It is at this point you discover just how well your growing season management practices... more »

Veteran marketing manager joins Tiger-Sul

Veteran marketer B.J. Harrington was recently hired by international agriculture firm Tiger-Sul Products. Harrington previously led the marketing and branding programs for Stoller and Control Solutions. Harrington will drive marketing and new initiatives for Tiger-Sul.... more »


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