Crop Management

Tomatoes see ripening problems in high tunnels

May was a very cool, cloudy and wet month, which is having all kinds of repercussions now and into the summer for field crops. Gordon Johnson and Kate Everts talked about some of these vegetable... more »

Forage radish is cream of cover crops

When it comes to the most beneficial cover crops farmers can use to suppress weeds and increase production values, University of New Hampshire scientists have found that forage radish is at the top of the... more »

Marrone Bio to distribute Bio-Tam 2.0

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. and Isagro USA, Inc. announced a distribution agreement under which Marrone Bio will distribute the Isagro Trichoderma based biofungicide to agricultural crop markets in California, Oregon, Washington and Arizona under the Bio-Tam 2.0... more »

Roger Rennekamp tapped to lead Ohio State University Extension

Roger Rennekamp, the associate dean for Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University, has been named the next director of Ohio State University Extension.Bruce A. McPheron, Ohio State's vice president for agricultural administration and dean... more »

Net Irrigate explains new xProxy remote monitoring solution

Net Irrigate announced the launch of its new xProxy remote monitoring solution.Providing continuous monitoring and real-time mobile updates on industrial machine statuses, xProxy can be easily configured to send specific, customizable messages to multiple recipients... more »

Nufarm’s ChampION++ fungicide/bactericide now OMRI listed

Nufarm announced that ChampION++, a fungicide/bactericide that controls key fungal and other diseases in a wide range of high-value crops such as citrus, walnuts, grapes, tomatoes and peppers, is now OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute)... more »

University of Illinois’ ACES reducing crop production research

In the coming year, the University of Illinois' College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) is reallocating its state resources in crop production research at its St. Charles, DeKalb, Brownstown and Dixon Springs research... more »

Robotics drive crop, harvest mechanization

In recent years, there has been an increase in the agriculture industry's level of interest in the development and deployment of driverless tractors, aerial surveying of farmlands, data collection, field management and other technology-based systems.The... more »

Symposium gathers industry, leading researchers to study vegetable grafting

University, government and industry experts will come together to share the latest research findings and techniques on a method whose popularity is rapidly growing and showing promise among U.S. vegetable growers: grafting.The fourth National Vegetable... more »

Jeff Dwyer will lead MSU Extension

Fred Poston, dean of the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, announced that Jeff Dwyer will become interim director of MSU Extension, effective Jan. 1. Dwyer replaces Ray Hammerschmidt, who will resume... more »

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