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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FruitsEverglades Research And Education Center Set To Take Wr…
October 8, 2015
Enhancements to the facility could more than double the amount of samples analyzed. Read More
Apples & PearsModi Apple Off To Promising Start
October 8, 2015
The "Eco-friendly by Nature" red apple looks to international markets and continues its globally orientated marketing and communication activities. Read More
CitrusCalifornia Citrus Research Board Names New Chief
October 8, 2015
Gary Schulz, a long-time administrator of several agricultural associations in the state, takes the helm. Read More
FertilizerNominations Open For The Fertilizer Institute’s 2…
October 7, 2015
The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program honors growers and fertilizer retailers who demonstrate a strong commitment to nutrient use efficiency. Read More
CucurbitsBayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds, National Watermelon …
October 6, 2015
Bayer to fund first-year memberships to all eligible watermelon growers. Read More
Crop ProtectionNew Invasive Vegetable Pest Found In Michigan
October 6, 2015
Swede midge impacts cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other crucifers. Read More
CitrusAg Leaders Speak Out In Favor Of New Trade Agreement
October 6, 2015
Leaders from across the U.S. agriculture and food sector have continued to express their optimism and confidence in the newly Read More
NutsResearchers Study Almond Rootstock Salt Tolerance
October 6, 2015
The continued drought means more growers are relying on groundwater, which, depending on location, can be quite saline. Consequences of Read More
NutsThe Future Of Almonds And Honeybees
October 6, 2015
Dan Cummings knows a thing or two about honeybees. Not only does he oversee 6,500 acres of almond trees as Read More
FruitsBuild Your Farm’s Brand Through Farm-To-Table Din…
October 6, 2015
Bringing people to your farm during the off season can be as easy as setting a dinner table. Read More
CitrusFree Online Irrigation Courses Now Available   
October 6, 2015
Get on-demand irrigation information at the new irrigation education website. Read More
CitrusUSDA Awards Nearly $35M To Support Local Foods, Increas…
October 6, 2015
Funding supports local food systems, farmers markets and healthier eating for SNAP participants. Read More
CitrusSpecialty Crops Get $113M Boost From USDA
October 5, 2015
Funds to bolster local and regional farmers’ markets. Read More
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EquipmentGrimmway Farms Moves Plants With Robots
October 5, 2015
In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the concept of Read More
Grimmway's Harvest Automation robots
EquipmentRobots, Container Production, And The Future Of Vegetab…
October 5, 2015
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers Focused On Farming’s Future Growth
October 5, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
VegetablesContinue To Provide Healthy Choices For Kids [opinion]
October 4, 2015
Childhood nutrition programs in schools are coming under fire. The current requirement is just a half-cup of a fruit or vegetable in a lunch, and we need to make sure we move forward, not backward. Read More
Amanda Gevens
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers: Amanda Gevens
October 4, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More