Crop Management

Florida ag department seeks Farm Bill comments

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Wilton Simpson is leading two listening sessions to allow Florida growers and ranchers to give recommendations for... more »

Actor promoting soil, regenerative ag

Actor, author and woodworker Nick Offerman takes on his dirtiest role to date: a promotion to attract public attention to regenerative ag and healthy ... more »

The Organic Center to research food safety, climate, pest issues

The USDA’s Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) research program is awarding The Organic Center almost $900,000 for four new... more »

USDA studies steam heat to target pests

Early in 2020, two colleagues in the Treatment and Inspection Methods Laboratory (TIML) of USDA’s Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) program ... more »

Longtime apple leader Lee Showalter plans to retire

Lee Showalter, a longtime apple industry advocate, fruit grower and Rice Fruit Company’s grower services manager for more than 13 years, plans to re... more »

BioSafe Systems’ Michael Larose dies

Michael Joseph Larose, of BioSafe Systems LLC, has died. Larose, 40, died on Sept. 21. He was the eldest of the third generation of BioSafe’s fou... more »

USDA asks organic board to continue work on biodegradable bio-based mulch film

The USDA's National Organic Program is asking the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to continue its consideration of bringing the topic of biode... more »

Researchers fight weeds threatening California tomatoes

From the sky, in laboratories and underground, University of California, Davis, researchers are working to detect, manage and fight a parasitic weed t... more »

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