Cold Protection Stories
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Berries
March 31, 2015
Southern Strawberry, Peach Growers Concerned About Cold Snap
Plastic coverings, sprinklers used to keep crops warm with consecutive nights of low temperatures. Read More
Michigan State University (MSU) Clarksville Research Center assistant farm manager Dan Platte (left) and MSU Department of Horticulture professor Gregory Lang (right) thank Lee DeLeeuw of Superior Wind Machine Service, Inc., for the donation of a wind machine to prevent frost damage to fruit research plots at the MSU AgBioResearch facility. (Photo credit: MSU AgBioResearch)
Cold Protection
March 25, 2015
Wind Machine, Electric Pruners Donated To MSU Research Center
New equipment to help protect research blocks from frost damage and provide center with latest technology. Read More
Frosted Window
Citrus
January 7, 2015
Freeze Threat Has Florida Growers On Alert
Technology to help producers prepare for, endure cold snap. Read More
3.	At Cleveland Crops, high tunnel temperatures are managed through  adjusting ventilation and shading. Photo credit: Lauren Alexander.
Cold Protection
June 6, 2014
High Tunnels Offer Real Competitive Advantages For Your Crop [Opinion]
Perhaps it’s time you took a look at what’s going on under cover. Read More
Online Exclusive: Variety Trial Slideshow
Cold Protection
December 31, 2013
Study Reveals Strategies Plants Use To Weather The Cold
Scientists identify how they believe flowering plants evolved to adapt to weather changes. Read More
Johnny Georges
Photo by Morgan Taylor Norris
Citrus
December 18, 2013
Water-Saving Invention Goes Global Thanks To Primetime TV Push
Florida-based agriculture businessman dives into the "Shark Tank" and gets investors to bite. Read More
Storm Clouds
Citrus
December 5, 2013
New Cornell Website Features Climate Change Information
The site offers a searchable directory of climate change research and outreach programs at Cornell. Read More
Image courtesy of NOAA
Citrus
November 22, 2013
NOAA: Drought Likely To Dog Southwest, Southeast U.S. This Winter
No strong climate pattern influence anticipated by forecasters. Read More
McPropellerMO300 Flow Meter
Cold Protection
November 20, 2013
Tracking Frost Protection With Monitoring System
An Arizona orchard uses a monitoring system to protect the farm from frost damage and reduce irrigation costs. Read More
Freeze protection for peaches
Cold Protection
October 24, 2013
How To Protect Peaches In Chilly Weather
Keeping trees comfortable can mean the difference between a good or poor crop.  Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2013
In-The-Field Weather Coverage Expands For Florida Growers
The Florida Automated Weather Network is bigger than ever, with three new sites added in recent months. Stations added since April Read More
Cold Protection
September 10, 2013
Northern California Can Now Get Free Weather Data
The weather station data from the Nickels Soil Lab station in Arbuckle is now on-line and available for viewing via Read More
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Berries
December 10, 2015
Precision Cold Protection Pointing To Pr…
UF/IFAS student, faculty search for and find cost-savings for growers. Read More
Cold Protection
November 29, 2015
Portable Frost Control Gives Growers Mor…
When it comes to frost control, heat often is a grower’s best defense. There are a lot of options to Read More
Berries
August 10, 2015
Scientists Find Better Way To Save Straw…
Automated irrigation control can keep water usage in check during cold protection practices. Read More
Berries
March 31, 2015
Southern Strawberry, Peach Growers Conce…
Plastic coverings, sprinklers used to keep crops warm with consecutive nights of low temperatures. Read More
Cold Protection
March 25, 2015
Wind Machine, Electric Pruners Donated T…
New equipment to help protect research blocks from frost damage and provide center with latest technology. Read More
Citrus
January 7, 2015
Freeze Threat Has Florida Growers On Ale…
Technology to help producers prepare for, endure cold snap. Read More
Cold Protection
June 6, 2014
High Tunnels Offer Real Competitive Adva…
Perhaps it’s time you took a look at what’s going on under cover. Read More
Cold Protection
December 31, 2013
Study Reveals Strategies Plants Use To W…
Scientists identify how they believe flowering plants evolved to adapt to weather changes. Read More
Citrus
December 18, 2013
Water-Saving Invention Goes Global Thank…
Florida-based agriculture businessman dives into the "Shark Tank" and gets investors to bite. Read More
Citrus
December 5, 2013
New Cornell Website Features Climate Cha…
The site offers a searchable directory of climate change research and outreach programs at Cornell. Read More
Citrus
November 22, 2013
NOAA: Drought Likely To Dog Southwest, S…
No strong climate pattern influence anticipated by forecasters. Read More
Cold Protection
November 20, 2013
Tracking Frost Protection With Monitorin…
An Arizona orchard uses a monitoring system to protect the farm from frost damage and reduce irrigation costs. Read More
Cold Protection
October 24, 2013
How To Protect Peaches In Chilly Weather
Keeping trees comfortable can mean the difference between a good or poor crop.  Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2013
In-The-Field Weather Coverage Expands Fo…
The Florida Automated Weather Network is bigger than ever, with three new sites added in recent months. Stations added since April Read More
Cold Protection
September 10, 2013
Northern California Can Now Get Free Wea…
The weather station data from the Nickels Soil Lab station in Arbuckle is now on-line and available for viewing via Read More
Citrus
September 9, 2013
New Weather App Focuses On Florida Farme…
Agricultural producers across Florida will be able to use their smartphones or computers to get real-time local weather data starting Read More
Cold Protection
April 19, 2013
Grape Growers React To Deep Freeze
A warmer forecast has some Washington grape growers breathing easier. Record lows in mid-April meant long hours for some workers Read More
Cold Protection
April 19, 2013
Protecting Winegrapes From Frost
In California’s coastal winegrape-growing regions, a spring freeze can be devastating. Tender shoots and leaves burn back, causing damage that Read More
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