Farm Management

GL EXPO: ‘Fancy Lady Cowgirl’ and the digital market space

To maintain a thriving business, growers and farm marketers have a number of resources available to them: social media, trade shows, trade publications and — especially — fellow growers. DeHoff, aka... more »

Comparing nitrogen management technologies

Nitrogen (N) is the nutrient most likely to rob high demand vegetables of yield. But when supplied in excess, it can also reduce produce quality, erode farm profits and harm the environment. Fertilizing enough, but... more »

High tunnels help Sugar Top Farm fight insects, heat

Sugar Top Farms employs high tunnels to battle insects and winds. The tunnels help the central Florida area farm grow leafy greens on the highest point on the Florida peninsula. After discovering a lack of... more »

CDFA seeks members for shipping point program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking candidates for vacancies on the Shipping Point Inspection Advisory Committee. The committee advises the CDFA secretary on all matters pertaining to the Shipping Point Inspection... more »

Cal Pol Strawberry Center Field Day sets attendance record

Nearly 500 strawberry growers, shippers, processors, researchers and agricultural stakeholders gathered for the seventh annual Cal Poly Strawberry Center Field Day. The event, on Aug. 3, is the largest research and education event for the... more »

Construction begins on USDA-WSU research building

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant sciences building that will house scientists from the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Washington State University (WSU). ARS and WSU... more »

EFI offers tips on dealing with summer heat

As the nation experiences a summer of extreme heat, the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is raising awareness about the dangers and symptoms of heat and sun exposure. The EFI provides a downloadable tip sheet for... more »

What do farmworkers and NFL players have in common?

What do professional football players and farmworkers have in common? They have long seasons, traveling from place to place. They have to spend time away from their family. They frequently deal with aches, pains and... more »

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Spraying tech

Smart crop monitoring solutions

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Labor challenges persist in the fruit and vegetable growing world.

A&M Farms’ embrace of tech

App technology

Veg connections: Cover crops

National Plant Diagnostic Network: Plant health at a crossroads

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Fresh Views: sustainability program

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