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October 23, 2017
What NOAA is Expecting Winter 2018 to Look Like
Looming La Niña could mean colder and wetter than normal in the northern U.S. and drier than usual in the south. Read More
October 18, 2017
How to Keep Track of Climate Change
Use cool tools to find out how your production methods may change in the future, how much your area is at risk, and how to limit your own impact on the climate. Read More
Farm Management
August 10, 2017
Climate Change Drives New Healthy Soils Program
California offers farmers grants to improve soil health; new program is funded by cap-and-trade auction revenue. Read More
Farm Management
July 25, 2017
Grants Allocated to Tackle Changing Climate in Fruit, Vegetable Production
Projects designed to develop new approaches to mitigate effects of changing growing environment. Read More
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July 19, 2017
Researchers On a Mission to Find More Places for Growing Produce
Federal grant to aid exploration of food security solutions for the future. Read More
July 3, 2017
Climate Doesn’t Weigh Heavy On Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
While warming trend has been a part of past few seasons, the vineyard is incorporating new technologies to grape growing versus altering production techniques. Read More
July 3, 2017
How to Handle Warming Pacific Northwestern Vineyards
The warming temperatures in the Pacific Northwest are well-suited for red winegrape production, but other changes in viticulture practices must be made. Read More
Sweet Corn
March 13, 2017
DNA Study Gives Insight in how Corn Adapts to New Climates
A new study has mapped the close correlation between maize’s response to altitude and flowering triggers. Understanding how the two Read More
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January 18, 2017
NASA, NOAA Concur 2016 Was World’s Warmest Year on Record
For the third time in three years, the heat gets turned up on surface temperature statistics. Read More
Washed out veggie field in NE Florida from Hurricane Matthew
January 10, 2017
Was 2016 the Worst Weather Year Ever?
Near all-time records in average temperature and costly climate-related disasters make a strong case for dubious distinction. Read More
January 3, 2017
Research Shows Limited Sign of Soil Adaptation to Climate Warming
Studies indicate that soils will typically respond strongly to increasing temperature by releasing more carbon dioxide. Read More
November 9, 2016
U.S. Sweats Out Third-Warmest October On Record
So far, 2016 is the second-warmest year-to-date in 122 years. Read More
NOAA Temperature Outlook For Winter 2015-2016
Farm Management
September 28, 2016
The Time For Climate Change Denial Is Over [Opinion]
Extreme cold, droughts, flooding, record-setting temperatures have all been a part of this year’s growing season. Read More
Farm Management
September 24, 2016
Water Woes Continue In Northeast
Hydrologist says this year’s conditions are bad but are part of a typical water cycle. Read More
NASA's global temperature heat map for 2015
September 17, 2016
August Was The Hottest In 136 Years
The extended heat wave continues a streak of 11 consecutive months of record-setting temperatures. Read More
Atlantic tropical weather outlook map
September 9, 2016
Are You Feeling Befuddled By Fickle Forecasts? [Opinion]
In any situation, proactivity pays. We can wait for the sky to fall, or we can sing in the rain. Read More
Farm Management
September 6, 2016
Study Says Early Springs More Frequent In Next 30 Years
Scientists at Cornell University say ‘nightmare scenario’ for many growers going to be the norm if steps aren’t taken to stop global warming. Read More
Farm Management
September 4, 2016
Study Shows Slow Snowmelt, Water Availability In West
University of Nevada, Reno scientist is part of team studying areas with significant snowfall. Read More
August 19, 2016
Rough Winter In Store For Much Of The U.S.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac and its competitor The Farmers’ Almanac predict the 2016-2017 winter will be cold for much of the country. Read More
August 5, 2016
Move Over, El Niño, La Niña To Affect Fall Weather
U.S. forecast calls for cool, wet conditions in the Northwest; drought to continue in West; warmth in the East; and stormy in the Southeast. Read More
The Latest
November 20, 2017
New Fungicide Registered for Botrytis, P…
Intuity fungicide from Valent U.S.A. is labeled for grapes, strawberries.   Read More
More Vegetables
November 20, 2017
The Most Volatile Vegetable Crops for 20…
Four crops are in the top 10 on two opposing lists: The crops growers are adding in 2018, and the crops being dropped. Read More
November 20, 2017
Lack of Crop Insurance a Risky Business …
In light of what Hurricane Irma stirred up, now is a good time to review how well you cover your assets. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
November 20, 2017
All Hands on Deck to Point Florida Citru…
Enhanced rootstocks, along with better quality cultivars, are buoying the industry until the next big breakthrough. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 20, 2017
Midwest Apple Improvement Association Br…
The Midwest Apple Improvement Association builds on its ‘EverCrisp’ success with four new varieties, matching consumer preferences with grower-friendly traits. Read More
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More