Water

Greenhouse tomato grower named Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Arkansas greenhouse tomato grower Steve Cobb has been named the overall winner of the Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award for 2023. Cobb Farms, of Lake City, Arkansas, is a partnership enterprise... more »

Irrigation Show to focus on ag insights, innovation

Ag irrigation insights and technology to conserve water are set to be on display at a major irrigation show. The 2023 Irrigation Show and Education Week is scheduled for Nov. 27-Dec. 1 at the Henry... more »

Controlled release fertilizer distribution expanded

Profile Products LLC has received national distribution rights for Nutricote controlled release fertilizer (CRF) in all 50 U.S. states. Nutricote is Profile’s flagship nutritional product line and is widely considered a quality NPK homogeneous coated... more »

Rain Bird expands pressure compensating dripline portfolio

Two new irrigation tools are available for permanent crop and greenhouse growers from Rain Bird Agriculture. The products, designed for high-performance, efficient and durable dripline irrigation across any terrain, are the trademarked GritX DSV (Dual... more »

Marketing, sales associate joins horticultural supplier Dramm

The Dramm Corp. has added Noah Dramm Becker as a marketing and sales associate. In his role, Becker will work primarily with the company’s commercial products and water management teams in content creation, website management,... more »

EPA amends wetlands protection rules

In response to a recent Supreme Court decision, the EPA has removed federal protection for a majority of U.S. wetlands. The new rule amending the 2023 definition of “waters of the United States” will take... more »

Registration opens for MSU organic farmer training program

Michigan State University (MSU) is accepting applications for the 2024 Organic Farmer Training Program (OFTP). The registration deadline is Feb. 21 for the MSU Department of Horticulture’s program. The OFTP brings together farmworkers, aspiring farmers,... more »

New UC studies estimate production costs for coastal lettuce, broccoli

Help for estimating costs and potential returns for growing lettuce and broccoli is now available for California Central Coast growers and others. Four new cost studies for lettuce and broccoli grown in Santa Cruz, San... more »

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