Crop Management

Stewardship, sustainability Braga Fresh priorities

At Braga Fresh Family Farms Inc., sustainability is in the ground and in the name of one of its sister companies. Hard work and dedication to the land, mixed with innovative agronomic and sustainable growing... more »

New tech geared to help with crop input, farm management

Ag Assistant, a new AI-powered agronomic engine, was launched and it is designed to assist growers with crop input and farm management. "Ag Assistant is the result of extensive data collection and analysis," said Jason... more »

Pyka partners with SLC Agrícola for fully autonomous, electric crop protection aircraft

Pyka, a manufacturer of autonomous electric aircraft for crop protection and cargo transport, has signed a commercial agreement with SLC Agrícola, one of Brazil's largest agricultural producers. Pyka will deliver its fully autonomous, electric crop... more »

California growers work to save heat-stressed crops

The continuing, scorching temperatures faced by California growers can put crops, including vegetables and melons, at risk. The state's crops continue to take a beating as growers work to reduce impacts of a lingering heat... more »

National Plant Diagnostic Network: Plant health at a crossroads

The NPDN is a crucial bastion in the defense of the United States’ agricultural and natural ecosystems, ensuring the health of a sector that contributes over $1 trillion to the U.S. economy annually. As legislators... more »

Georgia, FieldWatch work together on pesticide safety

Georgia is partnering with a nonprofit mapping operation to promote safe pesticide handling. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is working with FieldWatch to introduce new technology aimed at promoting safe pesticide usage among beekeepers,... more »

Spotted lanternfly discovered in Michigan 

The invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been detected in a Michigan county. Michigan officials have confirmed the state’s second detection of the invasive spotted lanternfly in Monroe County. SLF is a destructive pest that feeds... more »

Biocontrol technology to be released by Nutrien Ag Solutions

Nutrien Ag Solutions is planning to release new biocontrol technology designed to help growers improve yields. Nutrien Ag Solutions has acquired Suncor Energy’s AgroScience assets that offers proprietary biocontrol technologies through its Loveland Products business.... more »

Buck Shuman, Vidalia onion pioneer, remembered

The Vidalia onion industry is remembering and celebrating “the remarkable life and enduring legacy” of Benny DeTroy Shuman Jr.,  an early Vidalia onion grower. Affectionately known to many as "Buck," Shuman died May 31 at... more »

Public hearings scheduled by California Department of Pesticide Regulation

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will host three public hearings in July to review the proposed statewide notification system for restricted material pesticide applications. The hearings are designed to give the public advance... more »

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