Sign In  |  Register  |  Find Reseller  |  Syngenta Global
FarmAssist

News Stories, Agronomic Research Articles and Events across the Agricultural Industry



Check out current agricultural news and agronomic market news from across the United States or browse our extensive ag news archives for older articles.
Showing results 1 - 10 of 1180
  Previous1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ...   Next  

7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM
Florida Citrus Mutual is applauding lawmakers for supporting bills that would provide growers incentives to plant more trees and bolster the troubled Florida citrus industry. Read more on the bill from this Packer story.

Click here to read the complete article

7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Members of the citrus industry gathered recently to celebrate the unveiling of a 5,040-square-foot Asian citrus psyllid research and insect production greenhouse at Cal Poly Pomona. Constructed through a $400,000 grant from the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program, the greenhouse will support the research and rearing of the Tamarixia radiate wasp, a natural parasite of the Asian citrus psyllid, and advance efforts to lower populations of the psyllid through biological control.

Click here to read the complete article

7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Quarantines have begun in California's Monterey and Merced counties due to Asian citrus psyllid detections. Two of the pests were found in a trap in Salinas, and one was found near the city of Merced. The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced the quarantines July 13 Find out more on the quarantine from this Packer story.

Click here to read the complete article

7/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
U.S. growers are expected to produce about 138 million boxes of oranges this season, down from 147 million boxes in 2014-15. The drop continues a years-long trend in U.S. orange production. More on the decline can be found in this Packer report.

Click here to read the complete article

7/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
With citrus growers trying to save their groves in the wake of the deadly greening disease, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has found a new technique that could help growers answer a vexing question - why so much fruit is dropping to the ground prematurely. Find out more on the new method from this news release.

Click here to read the complete article

7/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
A Florida citrus nursery has developed a tree cover to protect young citrus trees from citrus greening and other diseases and pests. Find out more on the cover from this Packer story.

Click here to read the complete article

6/17/2016 12:00:00 AM
Citrus greening and legislative action to help growers battle the disease were key topics of discussion at this year's Florida citrus industry yearly conference. Find out more on the discussions from this Packer article.

Click here to read the complete article

6/17/2016 12:00:00 AM
An Asian citrus psyllid was detected June 1 in Woodbridge, California, according to the San Joaquin County agricultural commissioner's office. Read more on the psyllid discovery from this Packer story.

Click here to read the complete article

6/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
According to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture Florida citrus report, Florida slightly increased production of honey tangerines and valencia oranges. Read more on production from this Packer article.

Click here to read the complete article

6/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Joan Wickham, manager of advertising and public relations for Sunkist Growers Inc., Valencia, California, thinks this summer will be a big one for citrus. Read more on this outlook from this Packer article.

Click here to read the complete article

  Previous1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ...   Next  
FarmAssist.com is your source for ag news and information on crop pest identification, commodity and market prices, agricultural news & issues, and access to crop production management tools such as crop yield & planting calculators and herbicide, fungicide, and weed control information.