Crop Management

Killing time for cover crops? Late-planted rye won’t delay crimping.

Cereal rye as an overwinter cover crop poses a special challenge for organic vegetable growers. Unlike conventional growers who manage cereal rye in t... more »

Biotalys, Biobest Biocontrol Solutions partner to expand reach of biocontrols

Biotalys, an Agricultural Technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Biobest, a... more »

New bioherbicide from Marrone Bio headed to growers by 2024

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. recently announced it acquired exclusive rights to high-performing strains of the bacteria Streptomyces acidiscabies, all... more »

Pesticides can affect generations of bees, study finds

A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that pesticides not only directly affect bee health, but effects from p... more »

Farmers try poly-cropping, with more than one crop at a time

What if a farmer could grow an entire crop rotation together at one time, getting all of the benefits and all of the yield? That is the theory underpi... more »

Mating disruption products’ availability, practice grow

More types of agricultural pheromones available in the market for an increasing number of pests give growers options for pest control.  Mating disr... more »

Value of integrated pest management shown in Purdue study of corn, watermelon

Many farmers rent bee hives to pollinate crops, but they could tap into the free labor of wild bees by adopting an as-needed approach to pesticides, a... more »

OGS to educate on ‘innovative and compatible’ organic ag inputs

An examination of how organic growers can best utilize approved bio inputs in the most efficient and effective manner for their crops and bottom line ... more »

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