Tagged afg-oct2015

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
The Latest
GenNext Growers
June 24, 2017
Find the Food Safety Apps That Are Right…
There are a lot of choices available for growers. We’ve sifted through them to help figure out which ones will best suit you. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 23, 2017
Take Advantage of Technology to Help Man…
Expert farm advisers provide several options for apple orchard management decisions. Read More
Citrus
June 22, 2017
Technology Boom Boosting Farm Life to a …
Whether it is human genetics or genetics applied to plants, knowledge is growing at a dizzying pace. Read More
Crop Protection
June 21, 2017
Certis Bolsters Biopesticide Business Po…
Addition of LAM International to allow for expansion of product development. Read More
Food Safety
June 21, 2017
Organization Seeks Winegrape Exemption P…
California Association of Winegrape Growers says because winegrapes are grown for processing, they should be exempt from produce safety rule. Read More
Crop Protection
June 21, 2017
Early-Season Scouting Tips for Sweet Cor…
Black cutworm and true armyworm have been caught in relatively high numbers across the Midwest, including Michigan. Learn more about determining risk and scouting in your sweet corn plantings. Read More
Citrus
June 21, 2017
Study Suggests Modern Beekeeping Gives V…
Parasite has adapted, thrived with colonies in modern hives. Read More
More Vegetables
June 21, 2017
Variety Specs | Production Tips: Pumpkin…
Each month, American Vegetable Grower® will offer growing tips on specific varieties, supplied by the breeder or distributor. This month, Read More
Citrus
June 21, 2017
Storm Runoff May Recharge Aquifers and Y…
A new study hints that tapping into storm water during dry years does more than increase water table levels. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
June 21, 2017
First Case of Deadly Citrus Disease Conf…
State agriculture officials taking action to assess and stop the spread of HLB.  Read More
Citrus
June 21, 2017
Help Consumers Read past Negative Headli…
When it comes to this liquid sunshine, there are plenty of positives to point out. Read More
Cucurbits
June 20, 2017
Take Caution to Curb Cucurbit Leaf Crump…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Berries
June 20, 2017
Don’t Be Fooled By Rust in Your Brambles
Knowing whether you have orange rust disease or cane leaf rust is important for proper control methods. Read More
Farm Management
June 20, 2017
5 Alternative Crops Florida Farmers Shou…
Here’s a look at new selections being vetted that might have a place in fields around the Sunshine State. Read More
Citrus
June 19, 2017
$9M in Grants Allocated to Address Ag Wa…
Projects that focus on drought stress, flooding, water quality, and postharvest use are among awardees. Read More
Citrus
June 19, 2017
How to Get the Most out of Growing Citru…
2017 Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines provides insider information on unique production method. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
June 19, 2017
Florida Growers Seeking to Strike Citrus…
Varieties showing HLB tolerance giving growers hope, sparking more questions. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 19, 2017
Bee-ware: New Resources Released for Nat…
New videos, webinars available during week-long observance. Read More