Chlorpyrifos Insecticide: California Moves to Ban it – DTN

🕔May 10, 2019California regulators are moving to cancel chlorpyrifos registrations in the latest of a series of moves targeting a key insecticide used by farmers. The California Environmental Protection Agency announced in […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze

🕔Apr 2, 2019Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said crops like peaches, […]

California Walnuts: Genome Deciphering – Better Varieties Coming?

🕔Mar 26, 2019California produces 99 percent of the walnuts grown in the United States. New research could provide a major boost to the state’s growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it […]

USDA Funding: $66Mln Allocated to Protect Against Plant Pest, Disease

🕔Feb 17, 2019USDA has allocated $66 million to support 407 projects that will strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, threat mitigation, and safeguard the nursery production system.  Funding is provided […]

Farming: Weather is Leading Cause of U.S. Crop Loss – How Do You Assess the Risk?

🕔Jan 25, 2019Agricultural policy analysis can be improved with a systematic approach to assessing relative risks for agricultural production. For example, the climate variables used to predict agricultural production outcomes are often […]

Texas: Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day, Cat Spring, Feb. 1

🕔Jan 11, 2019The 27th Annual Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day takes place on Feb. 1 at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall, 13035 Hall Road, Cat Spring. Registration opens at 8:30 […]

Indiana: Wine Grape Growers Beat the Odds

🕔Nov 1, 2018Indiana experienced a cold winter and rainy ripening period, conditions historically suboptimal for grape growers. Despite this, Bruce Bordelon, professor of horticulture, grape and small fruits Extension expert and member of […]

Texas: Prospective Wine-Grape Growers Workshop, Eddy, Sept. 14

🕔Aug 15, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service viticulture and enology experts will conduct a workshop Sept. 14 for prospective wine-grape growers and those interested in learning more about the wine industry. The […]

Texas Field Reports: Wine Grape Yields Down, Good Quality Expected

🕔Aug 7, 2018Wine grape growers around the state experienced challenging conditions, but the 2018 season was expected to produce high-quality fruit, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Michael Cook, AgriLife […]

Georgia Field Reports: Increasing Disease Pressure, Delayed Harvest

🕔Aug 7, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 5, 2018. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County Continued rains have made it difficult to begin getting in corn fields to […]

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