June 4, 2017Multiple Leader Training Optimizes Sweet Cherry Labor Efficiency
The final intensive training system to be examined in the North American NC-140 Sweet Cherry Canopy Architecture and Rootstock Trial … Read More
June 1, 2017Can Attract-and-Kill Technology Protect Fruit Against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug?
Since devastating many Mid-Atlantic farms in 2010, this Asian-borne pest continues to cause growers significant headaches. New research, however, may offer insights into treatment options that minimize the use of harsh chemicals. Read More
May 31, 2017It’s Time to Embrace Technology on Your Farm Operation
Find opportunities to adopt new innovations critical to the success of your operation — and maybe a lot more. Read More
May 31, 2017Is CRISPR/Cas9 a Viable Solution for the Control of Crop Insect Pests?
Gene editing has the potential to aid growers in control of invasive pests. Read More
May 30, 2017Exploring Biodegradable Plastic Mulches in Red Raspberry
As tissue culture plugs increase in popularity, growers are seeking ways to get these planting off to a good start. Read More
May 22, 2017How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today’s Produce Marketplace Mayhem
Despite current challenges impacting the future of the North American fruit and vegetable industry, there are opportunities to be had. Read More
May 19, 2017Researchers Still Have a Lot to Learn about Spotted Lanternfly
While some feeding habits have been recognized, there’s still a learning curve with this enigmatic invasive pest. Read More
November 15, 2017Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More