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Varroa mites are considered the biggest bee health problem worldwide. Here, a Varroa mite has latched on to the upper-right side of a honeybee's abdomen to feed. (Photo credit: Purdue Agriculture/Tom Campbell)
Fruits
November 28, 2016
Another Species Of Mite Threatens Honeybees
Purdue researchers see a sister species of varroa mite developing ability to parasitize honeybees. Read More
Mid-Atlantic show floor 2016
Fruits
November 27, 2016
More Than 2,100 Expected To Attend Mid-Atlantic Fruit And Vegetable Convention
To be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in Pennsylvania, the convention includes pre-convention workshops, a farm market bus tour, a trade show, and concurrent educational sessions. Read More
(Photo credit: USDA NCRS)
Nuts
November 23, 2016
Nation’s Largest Nut Grower Wins Prestigious Corporate Citizenship Award
The Wonderful Company is honored with the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Award, in the category of Best Community Improvement Program. Read More
VegetableGrowerConnect meetings are a terrific way to find out what's new to help you manage your farming operation more efficiently. (Photo credit: Rosemary Gordon)
Fruits
November 22, 2016
FruitGrowerConnect: The Idea Exchange
The event is all about bringing growers and suppliers together to solve problems. Read More
Photo credit: Washington State University
Farm Management
November 22, 2016
A Hops Crop To Be Thankful For
Washington State University researcher looks back on the growth in the craft beer industry, and a monster hop crop this year. Read More
This image higlights salad leaf microflora prints. Photo credit: The University of Leicester
Food Safety
November 21, 2016
New Study Shows Pre-Cut Salad Fosters Growth Of Salmonella
A new study shows minimal damage to salad leaves in bagged salads stimulate the presence of Salmonella enterica. Read More
Thanksgiving Spread
Fruits
November 18, 2016
Classic Thanksgiving Meal To Set You Back Less This Year
Adjusting for inflation, the latest survey from American Farm Bureau Federation reveals the lowest average price for the holiday feast since 2010. Read More
Bacterial wilt symptoms in Florida blueberries
Hurricane Matthew-damaged trellis of yard long bean
Citrus
November 15, 2016
Help On The Way To Florida Farmers Hurting From Hurricane Matthew
USDA designates four counties as primary natural disaster areas; loans offered to those eligible. Read More
2016 Donald Trump in Iowa (Photo Credit: Trump for President Campaign)
Citrus
November 15, 2016
How The Trump Administration Will Impact U.S. Agriculture
In new report, experts say policy changes, especially immigration, could have long-term implications on the industry. Read More
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Farm Management
November 14, 2016
Asian Trade Deal Killed
In what one prominent economist says is a blow to U.S. fruit exporters, the White House concedes the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not going to be ratified. Read More
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Fruits
December 3, 2016
TOMRA Acquires Compac Sorting Machine Ma…
Transaction to be complete in first quarter of 2017. Read More
Grapes
December 3, 2016
You Need To Have Flexibility In Your Vin…
Prioritization and compromise are sometimes necessary in a challenging growing environment. Read More
Fruits
December 3, 2016
C&O Nursery 2017 Variety Showcase [S…
C&O Nursery in Wenatchee, WA, offers a Jonagold sport, an early Fuji, and a Red Delicious sport. Read More
Apples & Pears
December 3, 2016
It’s A Global Celebration For World Pear…
USA Pears to host sampling events in 24 countries for 24 hours of continuous pear goodness. Read More
Grapes
December 2, 2016
Study Investigates Savings From Naturall…
After two years on the market, researchers ‘discuss cost-cutting benefits of ‘Sunpreme.' Read More
Grapes
December 2, 2016
Washington Wine Seminar Expands Format
Research-focused sessions to be held across state in conjunction with event in 2017. Read More
Apples & Pears
December 2, 2016
New Director Of Consumer Health And Med…
Organization announces Korenna Wilson to take on the role of raising consumers’ awareness of apples benefits. Read More
Stone Fruit
December 2, 2016
Managing Risks And Reward Of Going High …
The King family sees dwarfing high-density system as the future of their sweet cherry production. Read More
More Vegetables
December 2, 2016
Florida Growers, Researchers Aim To Shar…
Field day demonstrates growing potential in cole crops. Read More
Fruits
December 2, 2016
General Mills Invests $4 Million In Poll…
The food company giant, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Xerces Society announce multi-year commitment to help pollinators prosper. Read More
Fruits
December 2, 2016
The Burchell Nursery 2017 Variety Showca…
The Burchell Nursery, Inc., in Oakdale, CA, offers a new self-fertile almond, an early-season nectarine, and a late-season peach. Read More
Citrus
December 2, 2016
Citrus Survey Shows Florida Growers Are …
Growers are betting unique crop protection tools will bridge the gap to bigger HLB solutions. Read More
Citrus
December 1, 2016
Bio Huma Netics App Now Released For And…
App includes foliar application calculators and ability to save application data. Read More
Farm Management
December 1, 2016
Florida Farmers Are Good For The Environ…
All three recipients of this year’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Awards are proof of agriculture’s longstanding commitment to conserving the Sunshine State's precious natural resources. Read More
Fruits
December 1, 2016
Adams County Nursery 2017 Variety Showca…
Adams County Nursery, Inc., in Aspers, PA, offers a Honeycrisp strain that ripens three weeks before the original variety. Read More
Citrus
December 1, 2016
Telling The Story Of Florida Citrus More…
HLB forces an emphasis on grassroots efforts to paint a positive picture. Read More
CEU Series
December 1, 2016
CEU Series: Back A United Front To Fight…
Coordination and integration are key factors to any successful crop protection battle plan. Read More
Crop Protection
November 30, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium…
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen. Read More