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
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GenNext Growers
August 22, 2017
Top Alternative Crops GenNext Growers Sh…
Now is a good time for you to think about what new selections might pay off. Read More
Insect Control
August 22, 2017
Stink Bug Threatens High-Dollar Crops in…
While populations are low, it appears invasive pest has recently stumbled upon one of the state’s peaches and almonds. Read More
Grapefruit & Specialty
August 22, 2017
More Florida Citrus Producers Pondering …
Local farmers are sweet on the prospect of growing the acid fruit. Read More
Berries
August 22, 2017
Columnist Wins Prestigious Plant Breeder…
John Clark, who writes a column for American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower® magazines, is honored with National Plant Breeders Association Impact Award. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
August 22, 2017
U.S. Apple Association Hosts Annual Appl…
American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower® magazine’s 2017 Apple Grower of the Year will be officially presented on Thursday, Aug. 24, during the first day of the conference. Read More
Farm Management
August 21, 2017
NAFTA Renegotiation Long Overdue for Flo…
Specialty crop growers in the Sunshine State seek relief from unfair trade deal. Read More
Citrus
August 21, 2017
Take Alternative Routes to Find Conventi…
In order to grow, things have to change. Are you ready? Read More
Apples & Pears
August 20, 2017
APHIS Seeks Comments on Risk Removal for…
Dormant live cuttings from countries in the European Union must currently go through pest risk assessment. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 19, 2017
Pressure Is on to Pick and Plant Citrus …
With even more variety selections available, information and communication are keys to success. Read More
Citrus
August 19, 2017
More Forage Grants Distributed in Honor …
National forage program is scattering seeds from New York to California to celebrate pollinators. Read More
Citrus
August 18, 2017
Bayer Aims Research Prowess at Defeating…
Company enters collaboration with Citrus Research and Development Foundation to uncover antibacterial and plant defense tools against the disease. Read More
Citrus
August 18, 2017
How Florida Growers are Fine-Tuning Citr…
Some are tweaking nutrition programs to focus on root health along with foliar applications. Read More
Citrus
August 17, 2017
How Wicked Will Winter 2018 Be in the U.…
The 200th edition of the Farmers’ Almanac reveals wide-ranging weather patterns and events that would require everything from shovels to shorts. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 17, 2017
Young Growers See Evolving Orchard Produ…
A group of 30 got a chance to see operations boasting vertical integration and higher production per acre up close in the Champlain region of New York State and Vermont. Read More
More Vegetables
August 16, 2017
Variety Specs | Production Tips: Broccol…
'Eastern Crown' is an outstanding variety for the East Coast and warm regions throughout the U.S. Read More
Fruits
August 15, 2017
California Nurseryman Settles With Feds …
John Duarte admits no liability but will pony up more than $1 million in civil penalties and environmental mitigation fees. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 15, 2017
Wet Weather Breeds Phytophthora in Young…
Crown rot, root rot flourishing in very wet growing season. Read More
Citrus
August 15, 2017
New Conference to Shine Spotlight on Cen…
Education and interaction part of UF/IFAS-led agenda. Read More