Tagged afg-feb2015

Nuts
February 24, 2015
A Better Way To Gauge Chilling Hours
Using a new system, the chill portions model, can improve growers’ accuracy. Read More
Berries
February 5, 2015
How To Prepare For Strawberry Pathogens
From Botrytis in the East to Fusarium and charcoal rot in the West, strawberry growers need a plan of action to contain disease. Read More
Agritainment
Citrus
February 1, 2015
4 Angles To Cover If Considering An Agritainment Alternative
Along with the pros of adding another extension to your business also come risks. Read More
Fruits
January 29, 2015
Use The Off-Season To Focus On Farm Safety
Prevention, planning, and preparedness are essential for all agritainment operations. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 28, 2015
Pears Get A Hefty Shout-Out From Rapper
The pome fruit is on mainstream media's radar thanks to a rapper's quote and ensuing social media blitz. Read More
Berries
January 28, 2015
Dormant Pruning Tips For Your Berries
Proper dormant pruning increases berry size and improves overall health of blackberry and raspberry plants. Read More
Nuts
January 28, 2015
How Freezing Temperature Affect Bearing And New Trees
Key points before and after the critical bloom period make exposure to freezing temperatures relevant. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 27, 2015
A Better Understanding Of Biocontrol
The Biocontrols 2015 Conference & Tradeshow will help growers and PCAs incorporate new tools into their crop protection programs. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 27, 2015
The Story Of Honeycrisp Is One Of Challenges And Success
‘Everything’s different’ in this world of 150 million 40-pound box world of apple growing. Read More
Berries
January 27, 2015
Why You Should Be Growing Black Raspberries
Amazing health benefits for consumers and production and marketing benefits for the grower make this berry a must-consider option for your operation. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 27, 2015
The Dark Side Of Honeycrisp
Growers say there’s a love-hate relationship with America’s darling apple. Read More
Cleseup of Tremain Hatch
Grapes
January 26, 2015
Estimates Vs. Actual: The Cost Of Installing A Vineyard
The true costs of developing a vineyard depend on variables such as vine selection, trellising, and labor. Read More
Berries
January 23, 2015
If You Could Plant Any Type Of Fruit, Consider A Caneberry [Opinion]
Raspberries or a blackberries present some berry good options. Read More
Nuts
January 23, 2015
New Nut Industry Equipment
These new products are designed to make a nut grower's life easier. Read More
Nuts
January 20, 2015
Meet The IPM Expert: Emily J. Symmes, UC Cooperative Extension
Area IPM Advisor Emily Symmes helps growers preserve profits, quality and environmental stewardship through sound IPM practices. Read More
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Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More