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Fruits
October 4, 2015
Precise Water Usage Boosts Nutrient Uptake
Optimize the flow of fertilizers to your crops through proper soil moisture management. Read More
Irrigation
October 4, 2015
Almond Grower Slashes Water Usage
Western growers have instituted cutting edge irrigation techniques to decrease water usage and improve their bottom lines. Read More
Stone Fruit
October 2, 2015
Win/Win For Growers and Pickers: New Weighing System Released
FairWeigh unit is designed to pay pickers for exactly what they pick. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
October 2, 2015
2015 Apple Crop Forecast: Sunny
Crop is down from last year's record; new varieties drive consumption. Read More
Citrus
October 1, 2015
Farmers In 37 States Subject To Additional Federal Regulations
As of Aug. 28, farmers, ranchers, and growers in 37 states are now subject to additional EPA enforcement under the Read More
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GenNext Growers
October 1, 2015
How To Keep Your Cool When Under Fire On The Farm
Whether it be a foodborne illness or a serious worker accident, sometime in your career you’re probably going to face a crisis, and you’d better be ready. Read More
red and green apples
Apples & Pears
October 1, 2015
The Fallacy Of Bins Per Acre [Opinion]
It’s easy to aim for bins to the acre production figures, but experts say you should focus on profits per acre instead. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 30, 2015
With Agritainment, Everybody’s A Critic
This time of year brings a renewed interest in everything apples — apple pies, cider, apple-scented candles. So it’s no Read More
Apples & Pears
September 30, 2015
Masters Of Maximizing Profit At Lamont Fruit Farms
Whatever you do, don’t go to Lamont Fruit Farms in Waterport, NY, and talk about saving money to be more Read More
Berries
September 29, 2015
New Technology Helps To Solve The Berry Mechanization Challenge
Blueberry production is a billion-dollar business in the U.S. Although the industry grows every year, a key stumbling block to Read More
Farm Marketing
September 28, 2015
Wine Institute Launches Sustainable Winegrowing Certificate Course
Class designed to educate wine trade professionals and consumers on sustainable practices of state’s winegrape industry. The Wine Institute recently Read More
Apples & Pears
September 27, 2015
USApple Launches Campaign Supporting Education Causes
Everyone remembers the beginning of the alphabet chart — where our favorite fruit has long been the iconic start of Read More
Grapes
September 27, 2015
Raisin Industry Continues To Make Push Toward Maximizing Productivity, Minimizing Cost
The U.S. is the leading global producer of raisins, but the land area planted to raisin grapes in California peaked Read More
Farm Marketing
September 26, 2015
Coming Soon To A Card Reader Near You
Banks are updating credit cards with new technology called EVM, or Europay, MasterCard, and Visa. Cards are equipped with a Read More
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Vegetables
October 18, 2017
The 2018 State of the Vegetable Industry…
How has this year performed for you? Share how things have gone this year – and your expectations for 2018 – in our shorter, more focused survey. Read More
Citrus
October 18, 2017
How to Keep Track of Climate Change
Use cool tools to find out how your production methods may change in the future, how much your area is at risk, and how to limit your own impact on the climate. Read More
Vegetables
October 18, 2017
Stop Viewing Fellow Growers as the Enemy…
Instead, growers should focus on issues that benefit everyone, from gaining a stronger voice when negotiating with retailers, to finding a way to share ideas and costs on precision agriculture tools. Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2017
USDA Issues Disaster Declaration for Hur…
Operators in designated counties eligible for emergency assistance. Read More
Fruits
October 17, 2017
Hirst Named American Society of Horticul…
Honor was presented during society’s annual meeting. Read More
Crop Protection
October 17, 2017
EPA Takes Steps to Reduce Risk of Drift-…
With reports of dicamba injuries in tomatoes, peaches, grapes, and other crops, the agency works to reduce the impact of spray drift on vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
October 16, 2017
New Broad-Spectrum Herbicide Released by…
Grapple herbicide works on pre- and post-emergent weeds in orchards and vineyards. Read More
Citrus
October 16, 2017
Wrath of Hurricane Irma’s Rainfall…
Report says storm dropped enough gallons of water on Florida’s St. Johns River Water Management District to swamp 6.7 million football fields. Read More
Fruits
October 14, 2017
USDA Seeks Applications for Next Round o…
SCRI grants to total $48 million for 2018 fiscal year. Read More
Grapes
October 13, 2017
Fairgrounds Host California Fire Evacuee…
Gallo will contribute $1 million to fire recovery effort and will match employee donations two-for-one. Read More
Citrus
October 12, 2017
Irma Rains Down on Florida Citrus Crop E…
Initial USDA forecast reflects the fruits of what was left behind by monster storm. Read More
Grapes
October 10, 2017
Wildfires Hit California Wine Country
California Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for northern counties impacted by flames. Read More
Citrus
October 10, 2017
Impressions from Irma Indelible on the F…
Striking images from the field reveal not only the storm’s destructive nature, but also paths to recovery and reconstruction. Read More
Crop Protection
October 9, 2017
Field Scouting Guide: Black Rot of Brass…
Follow these tips for spotting and treating Xanthomonas campestris. Read More
Citrus
October 9, 2017
(We Won’t Back Down … ) Stan…
You don’t have to be a super hero, rock star, or award-winning scientist to aid farming. You can help by supporting professionalism in fields. Read More
Tomatoes
October 9, 2017
Heavy Spring Rain Causes Significant Dro…
The last time California -- which grows 95% of the all processing tomatoes in the U.S. -- came close to planting so few acres was in 1992. Read More
Apples & Pears
October 9, 2017
How to Transition to Multileader Product…
Use this guide to help you determine whether multileader production is a good fit for your farm. Read More
Grapes
October 7, 2017
Tips for Effective Vine Mealybug Managem…
Scouting, trapping, and mating disruption can help prevent populations of this pest increasing in your vineyard. Read More