Production Stories
Citrus
January 16, 2017
First Bee in Continental U.S. Listed as Endangered Species
Rusty patched bumble bee receives protection from activities that could cause it to go extinct. Read More
Example of how farmers can use iPads to track data around his operation
Citrus
January 16, 2017
Precision Agriculture and Big Data Gaining Traction Fast
Specialty crop adoption of hort tech to usher in new efficiencies and transparency. Read More
Urban vegetable farm in rural Cuba
Citrus
January 15, 2017
New Transitional Certification Program to Foster Organic Growth Receives USDA Approval
The program will be based on standards developed by the Organic Trade Association. Read More
Organic
January 10, 2017
Industry Veterans Form Organic Produce Network
Former vice presidents of two California vegetable giants join forces to create new company to connect the organic produce community. Read More
More Vegetables
January 10, 2017
High Tunnel, Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Webinars Slated for February and March
Topics to be covered include production and disease, insect, and weed management tactics. Read More
Production
January 5, 2017
Reduce Soil Compaction for Improved Plant Vigor
Manage through a hard situation by focusing on tillage systems and minimizing field traffic. Read More
Citrus
January 3, 2017
Soil Health Institute Launches Web-Based Soil Health Research Landscape Tool
The tool allows users to connect soil health problems, management actions, and desired outcomes with research addressing a user’s particular situation. Read More
Citrus
January 3, 2017
Research Shows Limited Sign of Soil Adaptation to Climate Warming
Studies indicate that soils will typically respond strongly to increasing temperature by releasing more carbon dioxide. Read More
Urban vegetable farm in rural Cuba
Citrus
January 2, 2017
New Organic Farming Cost Share Options Available
Organic growers may apply for certification cost share reimbursements; expanded eligibility for transition and state certification costs. Read More
raspberry closeup
Berries
December 30, 2016
Berry Grower Hit with Fine for Water Use
Washington State Department of Ecology alleges grower supplied inaccurate water use figures, illegally irrigated two berry farms. Read More
Citrus
December 27, 2016
$3M Available for Organic Produce Research
USDA grants to help research, develop practices to strengthen the organic industry. Read More
Ed Pines citrus grower
Citrus
December 14, 2016
Planting Citrus Under Protective Screen Goes Commercial
Production practice offers benefits beyond excluding the psyllid and HLB. Read More
The Latest
Citrus
January 19, 2017
New Technology Could Take Weather Intel …
Scientists aiming to make difficult climate-based production decisions easier for growers. Read More
Citrus
January 16, 2017
First Bee in Continental U.S. Listed as …
Rusty patched bumble bee receives protection from activities that could cause it to go extinct. Read More
Citrus
January 15, 2017
New Transitional Certification Program t…
The program will be based on standards developed by the Organic Trade Association. Read More
More Vegetables
January 10, 2017
High Tunnel, Greenhouse Vegetable IPM We…
Topics to be covered include production and disease, insect, and weed management tactics. Read More
Production
January 5, 2017
Reduce Soil Compaction for Improved Pla…
Manage through a hard situation by focusing on tillage systems and minimizing field traffic. Read More
Citrus
January 3, 2017
Soil Health Institute Launches Web-Based…
The tool allows users to connect soil health problems, management actions, and desired outcomes with research addressing a user’s particular situation. Read More
Citrus
January 3, 2017
Research Shows Limited Sign of Soil Adap…
Studies indicate that soils will typically respond strongly to increasing temperature by releasing more carbon dioxide. Read More
More Vegetables
November 30, 2016
Keys To Successful Bell Pepper Productio…
Proper water management and pruning strategies can help improve yields. Read More
Production
November 29, 2016
Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator L…
The incubator leverages one of the U.S.’s most productive agriculture regions to help develop and nurture ag-tech innovations. Read More
Fruits
November 28, 2016
Another Species Of Mite Threatens Honeyb…
Purdue researchers see a sister species of varroa mite developing ability to parasitize honeybees. Read More
Equipment
November 28, 2016
New Video Series To Enhance Safety And E…
Videos cover the science behind key topics and best practice recommendations, which include understanding droplet size and spectrum. Read More
Citrus
November 21, 2016
Bacterial Imbalances Can Be Troublesome …
A recent study reports that bees given fresh pollen or fresh supplements fared better than bees given pollen or supplements that had first been aged for 21 days. Read More
Citrus
November 20, 2016
Partnership Highlights Key Role Bees Pla…
Campaign focuses on role honeybees and beekeepers have pollinating the foods Americans eat. Read More
Equipment
November 14, 2016
New 4×4 Vehicle Offers Four-Passeng…
With increased room in vehicle, additional personnel can be transported to complete tasks on the farm. Read More
Production
November 7, 2016
Trimble Releases New Ag Software Platfor…
The software platform is designed to help growers and crop advisors simplify farm data management and increase productivity and profitability. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 2, 2016
Consider Alternatives To Finished Apple …
While tree availability has been a challenge, you may find other options give you a similar result. Read More
Production
November 1, 2016
Vertical Farming Innovator Urban Crops O…
The Belgium-based company produces tailored growth infrastructures that are turnkey, automated, robotized, and able to be integrated into existing production facilities. Read More
Equipment
October 25, 2016
Agricultural Mechanization: One Theme Of…
The show to be held in Italy will highlight some of the latest spraying, irrigation, and harvesting equipment. Read More