Tagged beneficials

Barn Owl
Grapes
March 11, 2016
Attracting Beneficial Insects And Predatory Birds For Sustainable Pest Control
Insectary gardens and owl boxes attract natural predators that help keep pests away at Benziger Family Winery. Read More
New York grower Mark Zittel provides habitat for beneficial insects, which has helped him keep pepper transplants nearly pest-free. Photo credit: Kristen Winiecki.
Protected Agriculture
April 7, 2014
Utilizing Integrated Pest Management In The Greenhouse
Beneficials protect peppers from aphids and thrips both in and out of the greenhouse. Read More
Fruits
October 11, 2013
Sonoma County Grape Harvest Running Ahead
Sonoma County’s 2013 harvest season has turned the corner and headed down the home stretch. Current reports are showing that Read More
Fruits
September 30, 2013
Cornell Specialty Crops Research Gets USDA Funding
Ten of Cornell University’s specialty crop research projects recently received USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants totalling more than $900,000. The Read More
Fruits
September 25, 2013
California Growers Investigated For Possible Illegal Vineyard Plantings
Officials are investigating 12 possible violations of a new emergency ordinance prohibiting the planting of any new vineyards on California’s Read More
David Eddy
Fruits
September 25, 2013
Commentary: Selling Wine To Hispanics
A provocative economic analysis was recently released with the title, “Marketing Wine To Hispanics,” and subhead “The 50 Million Case Read More
Fruits
September 25, 2013
California Table Grapes Poised For Another Record Crop
California table grapes have been shipped at a record pace in recent weeks. According to USDA data through Sept. 13, Read More
Fruits
September 25, 2013
Strong Concord Grape Harvest Expected In New York
A robust harvest of Concord Grapes is expected in New York, according to researchers and viticulturists at the Lake Erie Read More
Fruits
September 24, 2013
American Society For Enology And Viticulture Names New President
The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has confirmed Dr. James Kennedy as the 2013-2014 president. The chairman of Read More
Slideshow: Taylor Orchards
Apples & Pears
September 24, 2013
2013 Top Fruit Growers Report
American/Western Fruit Grower’s annual Top 100 Growers report is ranked according to 2012 acreage for the below crops, and the Read More
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Insect & Disease Update
June 27, 2016
Tree Cover Product Created To Help Fight…
Unique protection for young citrus trees could help cut pest-control costs up to 50% in the first two years. Read More
Grapes
June 27, 2016
Make Time To Visit Other Vineyards
Getting out in your neighbor’s vineyard can help improve your own. Read More
Farm Management
June 24, 2016
Senate Reaches Agreement On GMO Labeling…
The measure would nullify Vermont's first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law, which takes effect July 1. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 24, 2016
Ideas For How To Label Your Products [Ph…
Take a look at how several different local food producers designed their labeling to not only include legally required information, but also marketing messages that make them stand out. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 24, 2016
Florida Publishes Great Resource For Agr…
Florida Agritourism Association releases a hefty 66-page guide to running an agritourism operation, one packed full of advice that crosses state lines, as well as state-specific information. Read More
Farm Marketing
June 24, 2016
Are Farmers’ Markets Losing Their …
The Washington Post published an in depth article questioning if farmers markets have become such a social venue, that customers are buying more prepared food than fresh produce. Read More
Citrus
June 24, 2016
Is It EPA’s Intention To Help Or H…
A common theme I see in complaints about the government agency is it appears to be taking action more and more based on ideology and public opinion rather than sound science. Read More
Crop Protection
June 23, 2016
Scientists Selected To Work On Healthy H…
The four-year, $1 million program has a goal of improving the health of honeybee colonies. Read More
Citrus
June 23, 2016
Survey: Consumers Hungry For More Info O…
University of Florida researchers find learning opportunity among poll results regarding genetically modified foods. Read More
Citrus
June 23, 2016
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Associatio…
Mike Allen, a Founder of Politico and its Chief White House Correspondent, slated as keynote speaker for association's 73rd annual gathering. Read More
Fruits
June 22, 2016
Florida Growers Warned To Beware Of Brow…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this insect pest. Read More
Citrus
June 22, 2016
Heads Up: FAA Finalizes Rules For Small …
Regulations will create new opportunities for business and government entities to use unmanned aircraft systems weighing less than 55 pounds. Read More
Nuts
June 22, 2016
Walnut Acreage Grows At Double-Digit Pac…
Walnut acreage in California is continuing its rapid growth with 2015 estimates at 365,000 acres, according to the USDA. It Read More
Nuts
June 21, 2016
Almond Board Develops Classroom Curricul…
California school students could add a lesson on almonds to their traditional reading, writing and arithmetic. The Almond Board of Read More
Apples & Pears
June 21, 2016
New York Beverage Credits To Include Win…
Credit allows wineries and cideries to reinvest savings in business. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 21, 2016
Allen To Retire From New York Apple Asso…
Industry supporter to leave in January after 20 years with association. Read More
Citrus
June 21, 2016
Sound Science Struggling To Win Over Ske…
We all want the truth. But can we handle it? Read More
GenNext Growers
June 20, 2016
Organic Farming Programs Can Be Eye-Open…
Tremendous sales growth of organic produce, combined with the average grower’s age, might equal opportunity. Read More
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