Tagged water management

Citrus
May 20, 2017
Short on Water, Florida Growers Know How to Dig Down Deep
Through drought, smoke and brush fires, it’s plain to see you farmers have been doing your part to conserve and preserve one of our most precious resources. Read More
Burn ban sign posted along S.R. A1A in Flagler County, FL, due to drought conditions
Citrus
May 15, 2017
Drought Conditions Deepen Across Central Florida
Water Shortage Warning Order expanded to all counties within St. Johns River Water Management District. Read More
drought management; irrigation; water management
Citrus
April 17, 2017
Florida Flush with Water Shortage Warnings
Conservation practices preached throughout the state as exceptionally dry pattern persists.  Read More
Citrus
March 31, 2017
Latest Snowpack Report is Welcomed News for California Farmers
March reading shows 164% of historical average. Read More
drip irrigation line closeup
More Vegetables
March 31, 2017
BMPs Paying off Big for Northeast Florida Farmers
Tri-County Agricultural Area projects to share $1.5 million in funding for continued conservation and nutrient management. Read More
Fruits
March 29, 2017
Water Allocations in California Deemed Unfair
Tom Nassif of Western Growers objects to a recent announcement that some in California’s Central Valley received only a 65% initial water allocation, while other growers in the region received 100%. Read More
Stormy skies over Florida
Citrus
March 14, 2017
Concerns Mount in the Sunshine State Over Growing Rainfall Deficits
Water conservation efforts called for as the dry season rolls on. Read More
Farm Management
February 14, 2017
Californians Holding Breath as More Storms Loom
Nearly 200,000 people evacuated below nation’s tallest dam; even growers have had enough for now. Read More
raspberry closeup
Berries
December 30, 2016
Berry Grower Hit with Fine for Water Use
Washington State Department of Ecology alleges grower supplied inaccurate water use figures, illegally irrigated two berry farms. Read More
Citrus
December 29, 2016
Are Today’s Agriculture Regulations Ripe for Reform? [Opinion]
Donald Trump has been clear that he is no fan of burdensome rules that stifle productivity. Read More
Florida Everglades swamp
Leafy Vegetables
December 21, 2016
BMPs Key to South Florida Water Quality Success
Growers, researchers working to reduce phosphorus loads in Everglades Ag Area. Read More
Citrus
December 12, 2016
California Drought Relief Bill Passes
Senate overwhelmingly approves bill authorizing water projects across the U.S. Read More
Low-volume overhead irrigation system at Jones Potato Farm
Citrus
December 5, 2016
South Florida Endures Driest November On Record
Region has not experienced any significant rainfall since Hurricane Matthew. Read More
SmartIrrigation Avocado app being used in the field
Fruits
October 20, 2016
Irrigation App Apt To Save Avocado Growers Time, Money
Fleshing out of technology developed by University of Florida scientists shows what methods yield the best results. Read More
Fruits
September 15, 2016
California Growers May Face More Water Cuts
State proposal would divert more water to San Joaquin River system to save endangered fish habitat. Read More
This satellite image captures Hurricane Hermine as it takes aim at Florida's Big Bend.
Citrus
September 7, 2016
Hermine Rains Down On Already-Soaked Sunshine State
Storm delivers extra dose of precipitation during one of the state’s wettest spells on record. Read More
Algal bloom overtaking mangroves near Stuart, FL
Citrus
August 9, 2016
Florida Farmers Need Not Sink Amid Algal Bloom Stink [Opinion]
In the wake of an algal bloom disaster, growers need to be prepared, proactive, and farm smart. There is much at stake. Read More
Florida Everglades swamp shot at sunset
Citrus
August 9, 2016
Water Quality Win Streak Continues For South Florida Farmers
Despite record rainfall, producers in the Everglades Agricultural Area again exceed phosphorus reduction standards. Read More
Citrus
August 3, 2016
Topsy-Turvy Weather Trend Continues In South Florida
Seasonal scripts flipped as region reports the 10th driest July on record. Read More
South Florida algal bloom from the air near Stuart, FL
Citrus
July 6, 2016
Algal Bloom Crisis Forcing Florida Farmers To Tread Water
With state of emergency actions underway, growers and industry stakeholders are having to face, respond to critics. Read More
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GenNext Growers
May 22, 2017
How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today&#…
Despite current challenges impacting the future of the North American fruit and vegetable industry, there are opportunities to be had. Read More
Citrus
May 20, 2017
Short on Water, Florida Growers Know How…
Through drought, smoke and brush fires, it’s plain to see you farmers have been doing your part to conserve and preserve one of our most precious resources. Read More
Citrus
May 20, 2017
USDA Creates Undersecretary for Trade
Reorganization puts trade, farm production as top priorities for the agency. Read More
Grapes
May 19, 2017
Researchers Still Have a Lot to Learn ab…
While some feeding habits have been recognized, there’s still a learning curve with this enigmatic invasive pest. Read More
Fruits
May 19, 2017
Representatives Introduce Bill to Boost …
As organic production continues to grow, legislators seek to boost research funding, which has remained stagnant for many years. Read More
Citrus Achievement Award
May 18, 2017
Meet the 2017 Florida Grower Citrus Achi…
Cheers to Ed Pines for putting the positive back in citrus. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 18, 2017
Five Delegates to Represent U.S. at Yout…
More than 1,000 applied as delegates to help tackle global food security challenge at international event. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 18, 2017
Unique Citrus Variety Standing Up to Dea…
University of Florida researchers are peeling back the layers to find out what’s helping specific mandarin hybrid hold serve against HLB. Read More
Vegetables
May 17, 2017
11 of the Latest Cucumber Varieties You …
Browse this slideshow for more information on 11 cucumber varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders Read More
Citrus
May 16, 2017
First California Red Scale Aerosol Matin…
EPA, California officials grant Semios approval of pheromone pest control solution for widespread citrus problem. Read More
Nuts
May 16, 2017
Another Record California Almond Crop Fo…
Bearing acreage officially hits the million mark, though per-acre yields are off from 2016. Read More
Citrus
May 16, 2017
EPA Seeks States’ Input On Waters of the…
As the agency considers scaling back the water rule, states are asked to define protected waters. Read More
Berries
May 15, 2017
Grower Comments on Pyrethroids Being Sou…
Comment period on popular class of insecticides opens today. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 15, 2017
U.S. Apple Board Member Stresses Labor R…
Michigan apple grower says agriculture’s future depends on Farm Bill funding. Read More
Citrus
May 15, 2017
Florida Citrus Innovator Passes Away at …
Orie Lee spent half his life cultivating the industry he cared deeply for. Read More
Citrus
May 15, 2017
Drought Conditions Deepen Across Central…
Water Shortage Warning Order expanded to all counties within St. Johns River Water Management District. Read More
Crop Protection
May 14, 2017
Springtail Is an Unexpected Vegetable Pe…
One springtail species is targeting germinating seeds, impacting seedling growth. Read More
Production
May 13, 2017
Considering Cover Crops? Find Out Which …
What is most effective in suppressing weeds and increasing yield — no till cover crop, row till, or conventional till? Read More