Crop Management

Growers Supply launches GrowSpan name

Growers Supply, a part of the ESAPCO family with nearly 40 years of experience and over 14,000 greenhouse structures in the field, has launched GrowSpan, a new brand name for its line of manufactured greenhouse... more »

OSU researcher: Climate change may bring global food insecurity, impacts on U.S.

The warming of Earth’s climate threatens to increase global food insecurity and halt more than two decades of progress toward curbing global hunger, according to a major assessment by 31 researchers. Worldwide, climate change is... more »

Organic carrots require diligent weed management

Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables sold organically, with 14 percent of U.S. carrot production under certified organic production. However, this crop is also one of the most difficult to produce organically. “Slow... more »

Matted-row strawberry variety trial results

It’s the time of year when many growers are figuring out what varieties to include in their strawberry orders. For an impartial view of the performance of some of the newer cultivars, here are the... more »

Repeal of $3 billion crop insurance cut clears Congress

U.S. senators said a transportation bill Congress passed Dec. 4 restores $3 billion in cuts to crop insurance made in the budget agreement completed in October, and also helps some agricultural fuel haulers. According to... more »

Nelson Irrigation receives awards for its pivot sprinklers

Walla Walla, Washington-based Nelson Irrigation's 3030 Series Pivot Sprinklers with the new 3NV Nozzle System received both the Irrigation Association’s New Product Award for Agriculture as well as ASABE’s AE50 Award. The Irrigation Association’s New... more »

Organic plant breeding effort to produce novel varieties, train new breeders

A new effort to provide California growers with seeds for tomato, bean, pepper and other crop varieties that are specially bred for organic farming has been launched at UC Davis. The organic plant-breeding project was... more »

Projects follow salmonella’s route through irrigation water

A pair of research projects that focus on salmonella and its relationship to irrigation water are designed to help Southeastern producers better understand associated risks and steps they can take to address them. The first... more »


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