Tagged beneficials

Protected AgricultureUtilizing Integrated Pest Management In The Greenhouse
April 7, 2014
Beneficials protect peppers from aphids and thrips both in and out of the greenhouse. Read More
FruitsSonoma County Grape Harvest Running Ahead
October 11, 2013
Sonoma County’s 2013 harvest season has turned the corner and headed down the home stretch. Current reports are showing that Read More
FruitsCornell Specialty Crops Research Gets USDA Funding
September 30, 2013
Ten of Cornell University’s specialty crop research projects recently received USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants totalling more than $900,000. The Read More
FruitsCalifornia Growers Investigated For Possible Illegal Vineyard Plantings
September 25, 2013
Officials are investigating 12 possible violations of a new emergency ordinance prohibiting the planting of any new vineyards on California’s Read More
FruitsCommentary: Selling Wine To Hispanics
September 25, 2013
A provocative economic analysis was recently released with the title, “Marketing Wine To Hispanics,” and subhead “The 50 Million Case Read More
FruitsCalifornia Table Grapes Poised For Another Record Crop
September 25, 2013
California table grapes have been shipped at a record pace in recent weeks. According to USDA data through Sept. 13, Read More
FruitsStrong Concord Grape Harvest Expected In New York
September 25, 2013
A robust harvest of Concord Grapes is expected in New York, according to researchers and viticulturists at the Lake Erie Read More
FruitsAmerican Society For Enology And Viticulture Names New President
September 24, 2013
The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has confirmed Dr. James Kennedy as the 2013-2014 president. The chairman of Read More
Apples & Pears2013 Top Fruit Growers Report
September 24, 2013
American/Western Fruit Grower’s annual Top 100 Growers report is ranked according to 2012 acreage for the below crops, and the Read More
Fruits2013 Top Grape Growers
September 23, 2013
This list, which is part of American/Western Fruit Grower’s annual Top 100 Growers report, is ranked according to 2012 acreage Read More
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Cucurbits8 Must-Have Melons
August 31, 2015
This month’s variety specs feature focuses on the latest cantaloupe and melon varieties. Some of the features highlighted include disease Read More
drought management; irrigation; water management
Farm ManagementClear Up Misconceptions About Water Use In Ag
August 31, 2015
Those in the industry need to to clear up misconceptions about water use in agriculture. Read More
IrrigationNew Airless Tire For Center Pivots
August 31, 2015
Aperture design provides flexibility over ridges to help prevent overloading of the drive train. Read More
Stone FruitHow Canopy Structures Can Affect Sweet Cherry Productiv…
August 31, 2015
We have previously explored orchard cover technologies to modify climatic risks in sweet cherry production, such as rain-cracking and spring Read More
Fruits6 Tips To Avoid Postharvest Losses
August 31, 2015
Avoiding postharvest losses essentially comes down to knowing what techniques to employ, and what to evade throughout each link in Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateProducts To Help Your Trees Fight Off Citrus Greening
August 31, 2015
Tree decline is one of the major components of citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB). Vectored by the Asian citrus Read More
CitrusGMOs Might Be The Solution To Invasive Diseases [Opinio…
August 30, 2015
Huanglongbing is ravaging Florida’s iconic oranges and California's are at risk; we should not just stand by and watch the U.S. citrus industry dry up. Read More
BerriesRemoving Leftover Roots May Improve New Raspberry Crop’…
August 30, 2015
Soilborne pests and pathogens can be reduced by taking out last year’s red raspberry roots and crowns. Read More
CitrusMany HLB Finds In California
August 30, 2015
Scientists always said it was just a matter of time, but having an incurable disease like Huanglongbing infect the state’s citrus is jarring. Read More
NutsGrowers Claim Pistachio Trees Diseased – Nursery …
August 30, 2015
Whatever the cause, pistachio trees are suffering from Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome, and tens of thousands of acres in California and Arizona will have to be replanted. Read More
CitrusFederal Judge Blocks Clean Water Rule
August 28, 2015
  According to RISE (Responsible Industry For A Sound Environment), a federal judge in North Dakota has blocked implementation of Read More
PotatoesUSDA Deregulates Late Blight-Resistant Genetically Engi…
August 28, 2015
Agency cites no significant impact of special spud developed by J.R. Simplot. Read More
Food SafetyLawmakers Urge FDA To Help Small Farms With FSMA Compli…
August 28, 2015
Letter from members of Congress asks FDA to expedite assistance and training for small producers. Read More
FruitsSustainable Options For Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Cont…
August 28, 2015
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), unfortunately, is here to stay. Found in the U.S. in the late 1990s, this Read More
FruitsA Breakthrough In Biotechnology And The Future Of The F…
August 28, 2015
Researchers from California and Sweden have recently been honored for a discovery that could have big implications for the fruit Read More
FruitsWhat Makes A Flavorful Fruit?
August 28, 2015
These days, U.S. consumers are increasingly demanding good-tasting fruit and the industry is responding. However, there remains room for improvement Read More
FruitsMedfly Find Prompts Quarantine In Portion Of San Diego …
August 28, 2015
A portion of San Diego County has been placed under quarantine for the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly) following the detection Read More
Golden Rice
CitrusAnti-GMO-Fueled Threats Force Reallocation Of Biotech E…
August 27, 2015
University of Florida officials say plans are to re-allocate a donation intended to improve the public’s understanding of science after Read More