News

June 21
New app available for ammonium sulfate use

Ammonium sulfate fertilizer producer AdvanSix has introduced a new version of ROSI (Return on Sulfur Investment), its agricultural app. The enhancements to the ROSI app are designed to help growers better estimate the per-acre or per-farm return they... more


June 20
How to manage Colorado Potato Beetles that survived winter

Several different locations in the Red River Valley are experiencing emerging Colorado potato beetles (CPB). Ian MacRae, professor and Extension entomologist at the University of Minnesota, visited a few fields where overwintered beetles are contente... more


June 20
Europatat Congress 2017 focuses on plant health, trade

The Europatat Congress 2017 took place June 15-16, organized in coordination by Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, and Belgapom, the Belgian Potato Trade and Processing Industry Association. The Congress focused on two of the major top... more


June 19
Pivot Control Lite added to FieldNET product line

FieldNET by Lindsay has added a new product to its line of remote pivot monitoring and control solutions – Pivot Control Lite. According to the company, this product provides growers with a simple, economical option for remote monitoring and contro... more


June 16
Amazon, Whole Foods Market announce merger

Amazon and Whole Foods Market have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition is valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole F... more


June 16
Drexel adds Davis as Pacific Northwest sales representative

[caption id="attachment_10176" align="aligncenter" width="254"] David Davis[/caption] Drexel Chemical Company announces the addition of David Davis as a new Pacific Northwest sales representative. Davis has worked in agribusiness, serving in vario... more


June 15
SmartFood Expo to join United Fresh Show in 2018

During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show organizers announced a fifth new expo will be co-located with the partners in June 2018. The new Sma... more


June 14
Companies partner to enhance sustainable practices

Alta Energy, a renewable energy procurement and management services provider, has partnered with sustainability consulting firm Measure to Improve, LLC, to offer the produce industry a proactive approach to improving the sustainability of operations ... more


June 14
AMVAC completes ChemChina product acquisitions

AMVAC Chemical Corporation has completed the acquisition of three crop protection product lines – abamectin, chlorothalonil and paraquat – from Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd., which is part of the China National Chemical Corporation (“ChemCh... more


June 13
Bayer initiative aims to help convey sustainable practices

Bayer introduces Grow On, an initiative to provide growers with tools to identify, implement and communicate sustainable farming practices. Grow On provides resources for citrus, grape, pome and stone fruit, potato, tree nut and vegetable growers. ... more



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