New Developments

Better ways to spray

By |May 1st, 2016|

Five tips from sprayer training workshop can help limit your pesticide drift.

Paul Bavaro, a young grower from Escalon, California

By |April 30th, 2016|

Paul is a fourth-generation peach grower who’s been working with his father, Frank, on mechanization trials to help reduce labor costs and improve fruit quality.

A spray-plus education

By |April 29th, 2016|

Farm worker teaching team leads the nation in preparing workers for safe use of pesticides.

Wine grape growers weigh in on Cabernet Sauvignon clones

By |April 29th, 2016|

Clonal choices

Monitoring the dump tank

By |April 28th, 2016|

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The increasing emphasis on food safety means changes are ahead for tree fruit packing houses. Among them: the requirement to

The microbes beneath

By |April 28th, 2016|

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Space may be the final frontier, but soil biology is the next frontier. Researchers are only beginning to understand the

Not your grandpa’s weather vane

By |April 27th, 2016|

New fruit models, seamless data boost Michigan’s Enviro-weather system.

Wooly surge

By |April 27th, 2016|

Researchers, looking for answers to hold back woolly apple aphids, find some promise in sandy soils.

Making the most of mulch

By |April 27th, 2016|

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Organic herbicides don’t match mulch for pear growers.

That’s the conclusion of University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor John Roncoroni,

Soil-mapping tools available to growers

By |April 22nd, 2016|

High-tech mapping

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