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Managing Nematodes In Florida Citrus
Pest ControlManaging Nematodes In Florida Citrus
September 11, 2014
This video provides information on identifying the major nematodes threats to Florida citrus and provides management tips. Read More
When Should Growers Treat Fields With Nematicides? [sponsor content]
Crop ProtectionWhen Should Growers Treat Fields With Nematicides? [sponsor content]
September 2, 2014
If fields are not fumigated first, when should they be treated with nematicides? Michael McKenry, Nematologist Emeritus at UC Riverside Read More
Avoiding Nematodes And Root Rejection With New Rootstocks
Crop ProtectionAvoiding Nematodes And Root Rejection With New Rootstocks[sponsor content]
September 2, 2014
Can switching from a Nemaguard rootstock to a Viking or HBOK-50 rootstock prevent nematodes and root rejection? Take a look Read More
Crop ProtectionA Closer Look At Almond Tree Root Rejection During Replanting [sponsor content]
September 2, 2014
Michael McKenry, Nematologist Emeritus at UC Riverside shares research on almond tree root rejection in the field, comparing Hansen 536 Read More
Managing Lepidoptera In Tomatoes
Pest ControlManaging Lepidoptera In Tomatoes
August 22, 2014
Presentation on managing lepidopteran pests in tomato crops Read More
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FruitsLaGasse Works Over-The-Row Pruning Platform
July 31, 2014
Dan LaGasse and Scott VanDeWalle talk about their collaboration on an over-the-row pruning platform used in high-density apple orchards. Read More
LaGasse Works Over-The-Row Pruning Platform
FruitsMunckhof Three-Row Orchard Sprayer
July 31, 2014
Dan LaGasse of LaGasse Works and T.J. Beech of VanDeWalle Fruit Farm talk about the Munckhof Three-Row Orchard Sprayer in use Read More

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September 19, 2014
Water testing, definition of applicable farms based on produce sales among clarifications to proposed rules. Read More
GrapesThird Straight Record Crop For Washington Grapes
September 19, 2014
Numbers expected to climb as more vines planted in the state. Read More
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September 19, 2014
French wineries may come under added financial pressure as the government considers imposing social charges on wages paid to harvest workers with short-term contracts. Read More
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September 19, 2014
Governor Jerry Brown signs historic legislation to strengthen local management and monitoring of critical groundwater basins. Read More
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September 17, 2014
Through USDA’s Tree Assistance Program, eligible growers can cash in on cost share for diseased tree removal and replanting. Read More
FruitsFlorida Fruit & Vegetable Association Seeks Fresh A…
September 17, 2014
New partnership bolsters Fresh From Florida program. Read More
CitrusFDA Announces Cooperative Agreement To Implement Nation…
September 17, 2014
Agreement will provide information to help plan and carry out the produce safety rule in partnership with state regulatory agencies. Read More
NutsAchieving A Super-Premium Walnut Crop
September 17, 2014
What are the best ways to get high quality walnuts that are light in color and fully developed? Read these 8 harvest best practices to find out. Read More
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September 17, 2014
Fully 87% of large growers use groundwater to irrigate their trees. Read More
NutsWarm Winter And Drought Casting Doubt On Pistachio Harv…
September 17, 2014
Though Rabobank report says that one billion pounds still attainable by 2019. Read More
Crop ProtectionBagrada Bug On The Move In California
September 16, 2014
Find out more on management tactics and what counties are impacted by this invasive pest. Read More
Cucurbits14 Stand-Out Melon Varieties [Slideshow]
September 15, 2014
Browse the slideshow below for information on these exceptional melon varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Grower Achievement AwardView Highlights From The 2014 United Fresh Washington P…
September 15, 2014
Browse this slideshow to view photos from the 2014 United Fresh Washington Public Policy Conference, including pictures of this year’s Grower Read More
Apples & PearsCanneries Hope To Encourage Growers To Grow Pears For P…
September 15, 2014
Higher wholesale prices offered as means to boost canning pear acres. Read More
FruitsDeadline Nearing For Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistanc…
September 15, 2014
Fruit growers who suffered losses due to frost or freeze in 2012 could be eligible for assistance through USDA’S Farm Service Agency. Read More
BerriesBotrytis Gray Mold Pressure Increasing With Humid Weath…
September 15, 2014
Michigan State University researcher offers tips to reduce the spread of spores. Read More
Fruits5 Mistakes You May Be Making With Your Orchard’s …
September 15, 2014
These deadly sins may be hurting your customers’ experience — and costing you money. Read More