Crop Management

General Michael Hayden to keynote 2015 United Fresh Washington Conference

Michael Hayden, retired U.S. Air Force four-star general and former Director of both the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security A... READ MORE »

Breeding, energy, shelf life will drive the future of storage

What might produce storage look like in the future? Several experts shared their thoughts with VGN.Randy Beaudry, a horticulture professor at Michigan... READ MORE »

Free workshops to help farmers use Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is hosting workshops in July and August to help producers of specialty crops in California understand an... READ MORE »

UC President names Glenda Humiston to lead Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California President Janet Napolitano will propose to the UC Board of Regents that they approve a veteran administrator with decades of ... READ MORE »

Late blight, downy mildew confirmed on East Coast

On Monday, late blight was confirmed in two tomato fields in Morris County in Northern New Jersey. These are the first reports on tomato in the mid-At... READ MORE »

Food safety is enhanced if you harvest after a rain

To protect consumers from foodborne illness, produce farmers should wait 24 hours after a rain or irrigating their fields to harvest crops, according ... READ MORE »

Managing bacterial spot in tomato

Bacterial spot is becoming an increasingly devastating disease of tomato in the mid-Atlantic region. Not only can the pathogen directly damage the fru... READ MORE »

PMA meets with industry leaders to address produce safety policy

Produce Marketing Association officials convened leaders of the fresh produce industry, regulatory officials, and esteemed members of academia for a P... READ MORE »

Cucumber downy mildew makes an early appearance in Michigan

Cucumber downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber leaves in Michigan. Downy mildew disease is incited by a microorganism calledPseudoperonospora cu... READ MORE »

New study says crop rotation has positive impact on soil

A study authored by Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann is the first of ... READ MORE »


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