Crop Management

Matt Roy joins Tanimura & Antle to head CEA operations

Salinas, California-based Tanimura & Antle has hired Matt Roy, who joins the company in the role of vice president of business development CEA (controlled environment agriculture), reporting directly to Scott Grabau, CEO and president of... more »

Nematologist George W. Bird to receive MSU Distinguished Faculty Award

George W. Bird, Ph.D., will receive the 2020 Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Distinguished Faculty Award during ANR Week on March 6. The Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes faculty members... more »

Updated tables for insecticides, fungicides in greenhouses available

The new 2020/2021 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations Guide has newly updated tables for selected conventional and organic fungicides and insecticides for use on greenhouses vegetables. This information can be found in the Pest Management Section... more »

Ag Innovation Conference and Trade show planned in California

The 4th Annual Ag Innovations Conference and Trade Show will be held March 18 in Santa Maria. This year the focus will be on comprehensive crop care. With the underlying principle of integrated pest management,... more »

Insect growth regulator products touted by Atticus

Atticus, LLC, a branded-generic crop protection manufacturer, announces a suite of insect growth regulator products for Southeastern and Western specialty-crop growers. These products, for use on citrus, vegetables, cotton, tree nuts, stone fruit, and more,... more »

Hoop house soil, tissue testing and pH check pay off

Hoop houses put many crops side-by-side with different nutrient needs – all of them grown without the cleansing effect of rainwater. How do you know if they’re all getting the nutrients they need? “We soil... more »

Patents received by Nachurs Alpine Solutions for potassium product

Nachurs Alpine Solutions (NAS), a division of Wilbur-Ellis, announced Feb. 18 that it has received two patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its potassium acetate technology. This technology is a method... more »

Not enough evidence to link wild birds to foodborne illness

When food makes people sick, some blame birds because they hang around farms, and their feces can contain E. coli, salmonella and campylobacter, three common pathogens that can cause foodborne illness. But a Washington State... more »


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