California melon quality high, but markets sluggish
08/19/2014 5:54:03 PMMelon growers in California report outstanding quality but surprisingly tepid demand for some varieties. Turlock Fruit... Watch Video.
Florida corn, bean company sells land
08/19/2014 12:39:32 PMKnight Management Inc., a south Florida grower-shipper of sweet corn and green beans, plans to sell... Read more.
Researchers: California surface water over-allocated by fivefold
08/19/2014 10:49:18 AMCalifornia's water-rights regulators have allowed five times more surface water than the state actually has,... Read more.
Scientist tries peanut digger to fight nutsedge in organic fields
08/18/2014 5:34:28 PMA machine used to harvest peanuts may help organic growers manage nutsedge, a prolific weed that can... Read more.
UPDATED: Gladstone Land plans to buy 1,200 more acres
08/18/2014 12:17:25 PMMcLean, Va.-based Gladstone Land Corp. has agreed to purchase five farms totaling 1,226 acres of irrigated... Read more.
Christopher Ranch brings garlic to 49ers fans
08/14/2014 3:55:19 PMGarlic and football will collide as Christopher Ranch’s garlic is featured on the menu in the... Read more.
Water shortage dampens some California growers’ prospects
08/14/2014 12:44:05 PMCalifornia avocado growers produced a crop of about 315 million pounds, even though water is becoming... Read more.
Coca-Cola donates another $1.5 million to citrus greening studies
08/14/2014 9:44:13 AMAtlanta-based Coca-Cola Co. has donated an additional $1.5 million to a University of Florida foundation... Read more.
- Potato industry prepares for GMO offering
- Monsanto introduces tomato hybrid for the Southeast
- Environmentally friendly biofumigants fight soil pests but pose rotation challenges
- U.S. Potato Board focuses on growth
- Pomegranates appear to be easy-to-grow citrus alternative
- Scientists study habits of a disease-carrying beetle of walnuts