Organizations get $200 million to identify and access new export markets.
With groves bouncing back from Hurricane Irma, growers are ready to move forward and plan for the future.
While it was believed Varroa mites fed on honey bees’ blood, the pests feed on fat body tissue of adults.
Heuser was known for his instrumental role in the nationwide planting of fruit trees on dwarf rootstocks, and the founding of the (now) International Fruit Tree Association.
California growers are urged to take out aging, virus-infected vines, or any grapes for which there is no definitive market.
Blueberries lead the way, but California strawberries are coming on strong.
Government agency is hiring for spots just below the level requiring Senate approval while re-submitting them for the higher level positions.
Data management and machine learning are driving modern medicine breakthroughs. The same technology can be applied to farm fields.
Aside from the challenges of making good crosses, settling on a name can come with its own issues — and unintended consequences.
The risk is nonexistent for fresh-market apples but could be found in apples destined for processing or hard cider.
Annual report tracks marked increase in acreage over the last few years. With new legislature in place, the horizon broadens for alternative crop.
Adoption of ag tech, robotics, automation, and data management among the hot topics vetted at the PrecisionAg VISION Conference.
It’s always a good idea to take stock of effective and ineffective crop protection measures made during a challenging growing season.
Two young orchards, one in Merced and one in Kern County, tested positive for the peach root-knot nematode on Nemaguard and Hansen 536 rootstocks.
Nearly 700 infected trees were detected in 2018, more than double the number found in 2017, though none – yet – in commercial groves.
According to the latest State of the Vegetable Industry survey, the number of farms devoting more than half of its operation to organic product is growing.
Take a closer look at the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.