Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Why whiteflies must be stopped

By Dan Gilrein

They can render crops unsalvageable. Managing these crop destroyers requires a well-balanced strategy. More

Scientists working on tomato that grows 24-hours a day

The new tomato would not develop yellow spots if grown under continuous light. More

Plants can turn off virus DNA

The research comes from Wageningen UR in the Netherlands. More

China reopens citrus market to California

The Golden State can now resume exporting citrus to China. More

Coca-Cola donates to citrus greening research

The soda company is donating $1.5 million to fund research programs. More

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USDA announces investment in rural businesses

The grants will be awarded to areas designated as Rural Economic Area Partnerships (REAP) zones. More

Michigan State University launches soil fertility website

The new site provides fertility information on a variety of crops for growers. More

Majority of parents support healthier school nutrition standards

A study from PEW found that only 22 percent of parents opposed higher nutrition standards. More

JCEO Food Service adding greenhouse to operation

The growing and distribution company will add a 20,000 square foot greenhouse for tomato production. More

Indian Sapota fruit could prevent cancer

Indian scientists believe Sapota fruit, high in several minerals, could help prevent the spread of cancer. More

Russia attempting to import Indian produce

Tough economic sanctions have forced Russia to seek produce from non-Western nations. More

Felling Trailers auction to benefit cancer research

The company is auctioning off one of its most popular models, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. More

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Fertilizer in organic production

UF/IFAS Solutions details some of the media and fertilizer options available to organic greenhouse operations. More