Tag: agriculture

Fruits

Guide to Strawberry Insects

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Insects can be so cute and colorful or dark and creepy. No matter which category they fall into, growers would rather not see most of them …

Greenhouse Growing Indoors

2017 International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture Recap

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The International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture took place in Panama May 17-19 where many of the thought leaders and influencers met to discuss the theories and …

Education

5 Tips for Cornering Farmers Market

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Need some help with cornering farmers markets? Look no further. Here we lay out five tips for cornering farmers markets and getting the most out of …

Vegetables

How to Select the Best Sweet Corn Variety for Production

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Whether you grow for wholesale or retail, producing full, tasty ears with no worms is the gold star of sweet corn production. Getting those ears of …

Fruits

Getting to the Root of Replant Disease

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Spring planting is probably on your mind. Whether you’re waiting for new varieties to arrive, or old favorites that have regained their popularity, replanting the orchard …

Take Control

Managing Weeds in Corn

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Weed specialists and agents at the University of California’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program advise growers to control weeds before corn plants reach 6 to 8 …

Education

Dramm MistTime Software Update, Cooper-Atkins Releases EnviroTrak: This Week’s Industry News

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Want to keep up with the latest news for growers? Check back every Thursday for a quick recap of recent happenings in the fruit and vegetable …

Education

Why California Almonds Are Thriving

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Global warming caused by human activity has intensified California’s multiyear drought. According to a report in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, drying is projected to increase …

Education

Mastering the Language of Climate Change and Farming

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A shared language is an important part of getting along and of understanding what’s happening around you. In this era, when comprehending what’s happening in your …

Education

What You Missed at the 2016 Great Lakes Expo

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In his labor session, “What the Election May Mean for Ag Employers,” Frank Gasperini, Jr. executive vice president of the National Council for Agricultural Employers (NCAE), …

Equipment Products

Winners Announced for the 2016 IA Awards

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Couldn’t make it to Irrigation Show this year? We’ve got you covered. Growing is on the ground, covering everything you need to know at the show. At the …

Organic

Water Challenges: Adapting For Too Much or Not Enough

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On a mountainside in Downeast Maine, Gail VanWart and her husband turned their 150-year-old wild blueberry farm into a native pollinator sanctuary. The move, a creative …

Vegetables

Grimmway Farms: Producing Consistent Carrots Twice a Year

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The carrot business is all about consistent quality. Provide a predictable, high-quality product and you’ll never have to worry about a market. Getting to that sweet …