Production Stories
CitrusSouth Florida Water Managers Keeping Close Eye On Dry Conditions
July 15, 2015
Traditional wet season has been anything but so far as certain parts of the region now experiencing “extreme drought.” Read More
EquipmentJohn Deere Gator Giveaway Winner Announced
July 13, 2015
Meister Media Worldwide (MMW) is proud to announce the winner of this year’s Gator Giveaway contest. The Gator Giveaway contest Read More
CitrusReport: Climate Change Threat To Bumblebee Populations
July 13, 2015
According to a news release from the University of Vermont, in the most comprehensive study ever conducted of the impacts Read More
FruitsNational Organic Survey Issued
July 9, 2015
The Organic Farming Research Foundation has kicked off its annual survey, asking all certified organic farmers in the U.S. to Read More
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More VegetablesStudy: Consumers Prefer U.S.-Grown Organic Broccoli
July 9, 2015
Country of Origin Labeling a major factor in purchasing decisions. Read More
IrrigationToro Releases Upgrade To AquaFlow Drip Irrigation Design Software
July 8, 2015
Toro, a provider of precision irrigation equipment, has announced another upgrade to its AquaFlow drip irrigation design software. This latest Read More
ProductionUse Broccoli Rotations To Reduce Disease And Minimize Leaching
July 1, 2015
Crop rotations are a key production practice utilized by every grower. You recognize the importance of rotations to break insect Read More
EquipmentHarvest Trends: More Mechanization Needed For Vegetable Growers
July 1, 2015
As the labor supply declines, industry experts and growers say investing in the latest harvesting technology will be necessary. Read More
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Farm ManagementThe ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
June 29, 2015
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
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CitrusPlight Of Pollinators Presenting Sticky Situation
June 24, 2015
Growers, beekeepers, and the ag-chem industry urged to work together to protect pollinators and plants. Read More
CitrusPollinator Protection Dependent On Pure Partnerships [Opinion]
June 18, 2015
Florida bee BMPs program has not only improved cooperation between growers and beekeepers, but also shows that voluntary efforts work. Read More
CitrusPresident Obama Allocates $110M For Drought-Relief
June 16, 2015
On Friday, President Obama announced the investment of $110 million to support workers, farmers, and rural communities suffering from drought Read More
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ProductionNatural Product Helps Prevent Cherry Cracking
July 28, 2015
Cherry cracking can be devastating to a grower. One day before harvest, everything looks beautiful. Then, it rains, and an entire Read More
CitrusWOTUS Wranglings Leaving Agriculture High And Dry [Opin…
July 17, 2015
In late May, the EPA announced the highly anticipated final rule re-defining the waters of the United States (WOTUS) under Read More
CitrusReport: Climate Change Threat To Bumblebee Populations
July 13, 2015
According to a news release from the University of Vermont, in the most comprehensive study ever conducted of the impacts Read More
IrrigationToro Releases Upgrade To AquaFlow Drip Irrigation Desig…
July 8, 2015
Toro, a provider of precision irrigation equipment, has announced another upgrade to its AquaFlow drip irrigation design software. This latest Read More
ProductionUse Broccoli Rotations To Reduce Disease And Minimize L…
July 1, 2015
Crop rotations are a key production practice utilized by every grower. You recognize the importance of rotations to break insect Read More
USDA organic logo
Farm ManagementThe ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
June 29, 2015
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
blue orchard bee
CitrusPlight Of Pollinators Presenting Sticky Situation
June 24, 2015
Growers, beekeepers, and the ag-chem industry urged to work together to protect pollinators and plants. Read More
CitrusPollinator Protection Dependent On Pure Partnerships [O…
June 18, 2015
Florida bee BMPs program has not only improved cooperation between growers and beekeepers, but also shows that voluntary efforts work. Read More
FruitsScientists Reveal Basis Of Drought Tolerance In Plants
June 16, 2015
Regions all over the globe are suffering from severe drought, which threatens crop production worldwide. This is especially worrisome given Read More
IrrigationStart Off Irrigation Season Right With The Proper Inspe…
June 9, 2015
Crop producers need to start preparing for irrigation season now as planting nears the end, says a Purdue Extension and Read More
Production8 Production Tips For Greenhouse Production
June 1, 2015
This month, I’d like to offer eight “quick and dirty” tips that will help beginning growers as well as seasoned Read More
ProductionLow Tunnels Aid In Overwintering Onions
June 1, 2015
Inexpensive structures provide surprising winter protection and potential marketing opportunities in cold climates. Read More
ProductionYear-Round Production With High Tunnels
May 31, 2015
Producing crops year-round may be business as usual for growers in places like California and Florida, but for a small-scale Read More
CitrusBuzzworthy Trend: Florida’s Bee Colonies Building
May 29, 2015
Cooperation between beekeepers and growers paying off. Read More
ProductionNMSU Researchers Use Protected Agriculture For Season E…
May 28, 2015
The demand for safe, nutritious, affordable local food, particularly for fresh fruits and vegetables, is rising in New Mexico. However, Read More
FruitsUSDA To Invest $21M To Help Growers Cope With Drought
May 18, 2015
USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will allocate $21 million for growers and ranchers to apply conservation practices in the Read More
CitrusPointers On How To Save Money, Increase Sprayer Efficie…
May 15, 2015
Using clean water when calibrating a pesticide sprayer and carrying extra nozzles for quick repair of simple problems in the Read More
Wes Roan of Lipman Produce talks with participants of FFVA's Spring Regulatory Tour.
CitrusFlorida Farming Show & Tell Earns Regulators’…
May 15, 2015
FFVA's annual Spring Regulatory Tour allows those who write regulations controlling water, crop protection chemicals, food safety, and more an opportunity to see production practices firsthand. Read More