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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Nuts
April 29, 2016
Look Out for Jacket Rot On Almond Leaves
Rains at bloom are causing higher than normal incidents of bacterial infections. Read More
Farm Marketing
April 29, 2016
Churchview Farm Aims To Close The Gap Be…
This year, from June through September, Churchview Farm, located just outside of Pittsburgh, will host four farm dinners a month, Read More
Farm Marketing
April 29, 2016
How Wholesale-Only Growers And Farm Mark…
We already know of some of the differences between farm marketers and wholesale-only farms. Farm marketers outnumber wholesale-only farms. Wholesale-only Read More
Farm Marketing
April 29, 2016
Who’s Using Biocontrols, And Who I…
With so many consumers concerned about how food is grown, many farm marketers find themselves in the unexpected role of Read More
Apples & Pears
April 28, 2016
Cracks In Your Orchard’s Infrastructure …
Modern blocks can increase your production, but if your training system is shoddy, you could see major losses. Read More
Citrus
April 28, 2016
Brandt Acquires Majority Interest In Uta…
Baicor will operate as a subsidiary in Brandt’s specialty formulations division. Read More
Production
April 28, 2016
Farm Demonstration Visits To Focus On So…
California farmers will share practical experiences in “growing” healthy soil. Read More
Potatoes
April 28, 2016
Potato Breeding Update From Cornell Univ…
Variety research includes incorporating resistance to Potato Virus Y, a new race of golden nematode, and improving appearance. Read More
Farm Marketing
April 28, 2016
Small Producers Talk Profits
Four growers from across the country discuss the importance of knowing your customer, how to handle money, and being the face of your farm. Read More
Fruits
April 28, 2016
Knowing Role, Expectations Beneficial To…
Labor management is much more than just delegation. Read More
Fruits
April 28, 2016
USDA Establishes New Partnership To Link…
Minority, women, new and beginning, military, veteran, and urban producers to receive training and information on agency services. Read More
Apples & Pears
April 28, 2016
The Truth About Most Farmworkers [Opinio…
Just ask any grower who has placed a help wanted ad. Read More
Citrus
April 27, 2016
Meet Florida’s New Crop Of Agricultural …
Annual award program recognizes farmers practicing environmentally innovative techniques. Read More
Fruits
April 27, 2016
It’s Time To Rethink Grade Standards For…
Food waste is largely dictated by limiting produce standards. Read More
Crop Protection
April 27, 2016
Vector Transmitting Red Blotch Virus Fou…
Researchers at the University of California, Davis (UC-Davis) have found the vector that seems to be spreading grapevine red blotch, a Read More
Berries
April 27, 2016
New Herbicide For Tomatoes, Strawberries
The product from Helm Agro US is registered to control more than 100 broadleaf, grass, and sedge species. Read More
Fruits
April 27, 2016
Common Sense On Immigration [Opinion: On…
We need a guest worker program if we’re going to feed America and ensure our national security. Read More
Stone Fruit
April 26, 2016
No Peach Crop Likely This Year In Severa…
The sudden, hard freeze that followed the warm winter means Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut growers are seeing near total losses. Read More
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