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Specialty crops automation research detailed by Multistate Research Fund

Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and nursery plants. Faced with labor shortages, global competition, demand for hi... READ MORE »

Pesticide use in Georgia improved with grower training

A state program aimed at teaching farmers and other pesticide applicators how to properly apply pesticides continues to limit pesticide drift in Georg... READ MORE »

New incubator for ag innovation opens in Wisconsin

The WinField United Innovation Center  – a new epicenter of research that will help give farmers more and better tools to grow crops more sustain... READ MORE »

UGA Extension stressing importance of keeping pesticides on target

As a result of two years of aggressive training to improve on-target agricultural pesticide applications, the number of pesticide drift complaints rec... READ MORE »

Diseases challenge Louisiana tomato season

LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Raj Singh has never seen so many different diseases of tomatoes in one season. Singh, known as the LSU AgCenter plan... READ MORE »

Delaware releases draft bee protection plan

Delaware officials are seeking public feedback and input on a draft plan to protect and enhance populations of bees and other valuable pollinators in ... READ MORE »

Using proper herbicide formulations to prevent damage

In many cases, the grower themselves did not apply herbicides that caused damage to their crops; a neighboring farmer did. It is important to remember... READ MORE »

Section 24 (c) label available for Michigan hop growers

According to Michigan State University Extension, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced fall 2014 that it had... READ MORE »

Herbicide-tolerant crops spark concerns

In 2008, Dave Simmons' neighbor applied 2,4-D on a windy day.He shouldn't have been spraying. The herbicide drifted onto a 2-acre block of Simmons' gr... READ MORE »

New Brochure Provides Guidance on Reducing Pesticide Harm to Pollinators

Syngenta Crop Protection, Bayer CropScience and the Center for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship have partnered in efforts to reduce pollinator ex... READ MORE »

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