Michigan State University (MSU) researchers who specialize in fruit crop pests have begun testing the effectiveness of a new biocontrol agent that could help reduce the damage caused by spotted-wing drosophila (SWD) on crops.
Drammatic® Liquid Fish Fertilizers are derived from fresh fish scraps from the Great Lakes. Drammatic® Liquid Fish hydrolysates contain the natural oils, amino acids, and minerals found in fish and are OMRI, WSDA, & CDFA listed for organic crop production.
Hans Bishop diligently sets the stage when approaching weed control on his farm. He always develops a crop plan, refers to the farm’s previous performance records, strategizes what, where and when to plant and finally, always keeps “Thine Enemy” in mind.
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I enjoy helping people kill weeds. Why? Not because of an ancient grudge or instinctual hate – there are times when weeds can be a protective skin that saves the land from the ravages from erosion – it’s just that weeds can stress farmers out, lower yields and make harvest more difficult.
Concerns about climate change brought Anne and Brian Bates north to Petoskey, Michigan, located on Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay. “We wanted an abundance of water and a cooler climate,” Brian said.
As Jerrold A. Watson & Sons LLC continues its growing legacy of more than a century, it’s been growing organically since 2005. The Monetta, South Carolina, grower markets all its crops under the Watsonia Organics brand.