Production

On March to Honor Farmworker, Relatives Call for Reforms

They fell for one another in junior high school, in a village deep in Mexico's Sierra Madre range. MercuryNews.com... more »

Vine kill, harvest can be simpler following a few easy tips

The harvest season is rapidly approching — the evidence of a season's worth of hard work and it can make or break a farm. Tensions will be high ... more »

Use chemicals wisely to preserve good insects and nematodes

Every field is teeming with life from nematodes to bacteria and fungi to insects and there's a benefit to keeping it that way. There are often too man... more »

Early identification can prevent early die in following years

Verticillium wilt, a major component of potato early dying, is caused by the soilborne fungus, Verticillium dahliae, which causes wilt and crop loss i... more »

Fungicide resistance management grows ever more popular

Most vegetable growers probably have panic attacks just from the thought of a massive fungicide failure. Virtually every crop has its potential plague... more »

USDA Planting Report To Provide Clues On Outlook For Ag Cos

U.S. farmers are expected to continue boosting investment this year, but a closely-watched government report next week and rising input costs are like... more »

Measuring for consistency can help manage tuber profile

Seeding rate is often measured by the number of trucks used; if X number of trucks have been used, Y number of acres should be seeded, and vice versa.... more »

Contracts can determine how much you pay for land

With commodity and specialty crop prices high and optimism for 2008 also high, landowners are looking to get a piece of those profits by turning to di... more »

New irrigation technologies from ARS can help conserve a vital resource

In the small Montana farming town of Sidney, Robert Evans adjusts his Bluetooth. He's not chatting with colleagues or closing a business deal. He's wa... more »

UW Researcher Develops Test to Weed Out Diseased Potatoes

Just as a rotten apple can spoil the bunch, so can a rotten potato. So UW-Madison researchers have developed a test that may for the first time allow ... more »


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