Tagged beneficials

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
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
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
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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Food Safety
February 21, 2017
Food Safety Modernization Act Creeping F…
Massive regulatory overhaul unfolds as the specialty crop industry hopes to ensure common-sense food safety rules and inspection. Read More
Apples & Pears
February 21, 2017
Snow Doesn’t Stop Day 1 of IFTA Conferen…
While the Wenatchee, WA, area has experienced higher-than expected snowfall, tour-goers trudge on to learn the latest about advanced production systems and high-value apple varieties. Read More
Grapes
February 18, 2017
Sustainability Is a Growing Factor in Wi…
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance updates certification program, shows sustainability is important part of wine trade. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 18, 2017
The War on Citrus Psyllids Still Raging
Despite control challenges, keeping the pest in check remains the best approach to managing HLB. Read More
Citrus
February 17, 2017
How Precision Agriculture Is Helping Far…
New Florida-based organization is seeking to break down barriers between farmers and shoppers by providing a platform to not only show what is grown, but how it's grown. Read More
Grapes
February 17, 2017
Washington Organization Rebrands Itself
Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers unveils new identity at convention, now known as Washington Winegrowers Association. Read More
Berries
February 17, 2017
Florida Blueberry Growers Counting on a …
With last season's disaster in the rear view, all eyes are searching for bluer skies. Read More
Equipment
February 17, 2017
Wanted: Tech Innovators for Drone Challe…
Land O'Lakes Prize offers up $150,000 to help make drones more useable for farmers Read More
Fruits
February 17, 2017
Are Drones the Future of Pollination?
Researchers in Japan have turned drones into robot bees as artificial pollinators. Read More
GenNext Growers
February 16, 2017
Young Start-Up Hort Tech Companies Honor…
Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology Scholarships promote sustainability. Read More
GenNext Growers
February 16, 2017
Young Farmer Success Act Reintroduced to…
Bill to add young growers to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Read More
Fruits
February 16, 2017
New App Helps Fruit Growers Calculate Ch…
App helps growers calculate chill hours based on locations and models and assess physiological needs of fruit crops. Read More
Citrus
February 16, 2017
Food Trends Driving Growth Opportunities…
More niche markets emerging for growers to give consumers what they want and need. Read More
Vegetables
February 15, 2017
Tanimura & Antle Will Now Be Partial…
The third-generation farming company takes employee commitment to the next level Read More
Business Planning
February 15, 2017
Are Retailers Your New Competition?
Target will be following a trend that is already under way in Germany and China: offering shoppers greens that are grown right there in the store. Read More
Citrus
February 15, 2017
Florida Citrus Community Loses Longtime …
John Merritt, known as an innovative grower and staunch industry advocate, was 60. Read More
Farm Management
February 14, 2017
Californians Holding Breath as More Stor…
Nearly 200,000 people evacuated below nation’s tallest dam; even growers have had enough for now. Read More
Stone Fruit
February 14, 2017
Georgia Peach Growers Brace for Low Chil…
Last year trees netted almost 700 chill hours; however, Extension agent expects that figure to drop to 600 hours this year. Read More