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  • The Future of Fruit Farming: MD2 Pineapple

    By Jenny Hoo

    Published Sep 13, 2019 

    The questions is, why is this MD2 pineapple so popular?Pineapple is known to contain highest amount of vitamin C among all various types of fruits... This means that in the long term, even though under usual circumstances normal pineapple breed would bear fruit in 6-8 months, by taking 16 months of MD2 pineapple production cycle in count, MD2 would bear 4 fruits in 16 months compared to 2 for normal pineapple breed... Valleser in his paper titled “Planting Density Influenced the Fruit Mass and Yield of ‘Sensuous’ Pineapple”, he compared the effects of planting density on the fruit mass and the yields of the fruit in different densities... Similarly, for MD2 pineapple, planting densities above 70,000 plants per hectare produces highest yields but on average, yields were 62,594 plants per hectare and the fruit weights between 1... Meanwhile, for MD2 variety, the major producer is Costa Rica and Brazil for fresh pineapple, while Philippines carries both fresh fruit and canned fruit for export and Thailand and Indonesia produces MD2 pineapple in can for export as well[5]...

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    Blockchain & the Future of Fruits & Vegetables Supply Chain

    By Ammar Alshami

    Published Jan 22, 2019 

    Blockchain and Supply of fruits & vegetablesFruits and vegetables are one of the integral ingredients in a common day food. With its increase in demand and the subsequent challenge of fruit spoilage and loss, it's really vital to keep an eye on the future of the supply and demand for fruit and vegetables. For making up the equilibrium between the supply and demand of fruit and vegetable, limiting the fruit from spoilage and gaining most out of this business there are some techniques that can be followed in the future... Proper management of data is vital for the preservation of fruit and vegetables. Use of technology like bar code scanner and modern warehouse software can also facilitate in getting an idea about the current state and quantity of fruit and vegetables...

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    Peru Export of Fruits are increasing steadly. .

    The Issues Faced By The Fruit And Vegetable Importing Business

    By Ammar Alshami

    Published May 5 

    What is Importing Fruits and Vegetables Like?The major reason for having fruits and vegetables imported is the seasonal differences between countries. Another factor is the land and soil, which caters to fruits in some countries but does not in others... Therefore, it is needed for the country to import fruits and vegetables from overseas... If the people end up developing a taste for healthier and fresher food, the country will have to import all kinds of fruits and vegetables to meet its demands. Some countries in the Middle East and Europe are the largest exporters regarding fruits and vegetables...

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    Profit per what? Ways to think about and measure fruit and vegetable profits

    By John Moody

    Published May 9, 2018 

    Profit. It is what all good farmers are after. Unfortunately, it is something the majority don’t achieve. There are a number of ways to look at profit and a number of factors to consider when choosing among competing options... They have also started adding pear and possibly other fruits as well...

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    Bruce McLean United States, SC, Mullins

    Business Title: Clemson Extension
    Job Title: Farmer, Extension Agent or University Employee
    About: Area Commercial Horticulture Agent for Marion, Horry, Dillon and Marlboro Counties - Clemson Extension. I work extensively with small fruits (blueberries, blackberries, muscadines, strawberries), vegetables, tree nuts, tree fruits, and all-around odd and obscure crops - soils, fertility, IPM, crop production.
    Interests: Orchard Crops, Organic Specialty Crops, Tree Nuts

    Top 4 ways to stimulate root growth

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 3, 2019 

    Importance of healthy rootsFirst, they anchor the plant in place, resisting the forces of wind and running water or mudflow. Secondly, the root system takes in oxygen, water and nutrients from the soil, to move them up through the plant to the stems, leaves, and blooms. where they can interact with sunlight to produce sugars and energy for the plant. Last but not least, scientists have recently discovered that roots actually secrete compounds that affect the microorganisms in the soil, which can help protect the plants from disease and encourage it to absorb nutrients from the soil... And promotes root growth, flowering, and fruit set...

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    Early Blight & Late Blight | How to distinguish

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 17, 2019 

    Early blight and late blight are the most common diseases on tomato & potato. They usually take huge losses to farmers. Although the names of the two diseases are the only one-word difference, some growers do not know exactly about the difference between early blight and late blight. First, we need to how to recognize their symptoms... Fruit spots rot at the stem and radiate from the attachment area between the flower and the fruit...

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    Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019 

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure... It aids in the stimulation of flowering and fruition in fruit trees...

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    Fish Amino Acid Fertilizer Effect & Function in Agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 18, 2020 

    Spraying fruit trees, the leaves green glow, disease reduction, increase the fruit and vegetable quality & yield, Fish protein fertilizer is a pollution-free environment-friendly green fertilizer nutrient... Bud stage: with fish protein, reduce malformed flowers, increase the fruit rate. Expansion period: use fish protein 2 times, fruit size uniformity, increase the weight of single fruit, enhance the intensity of photosynthesis, can make the picking period extended... Early flowering, spraying fish protein, can increase the yield, improve the sugar content of the fruit... After fruiting, spray fish protein 3 times, promote photosynthesis, improve grape sugar content, increase the weight of single ear, improve plant stress resistance...

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  • Bruce McLean United States, SC, Mullins

    Business Title: Clemson Extension
    Job Title: Farmer, Extension Agent or University Employee
    About: Area Commercial Horticulture Agent for Marion, Horry, Dillon and Marlboro Counties - Clemson Extension. I work extensively with small fruits (blueberries, blackberries, muscadines, strawberries), vegetables, tree nuts, tree fruits, and all-around odd and obscure crops - soils, fertility, IPM, crop production.
    Interests: Orchard Crops, Organic Specialty Crops, Tree Nuts

  • Vuonhat

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    Nut Garden is a company specializing in providing nutritious nuts and a variety of imported high-quality dried fruits and grains with quality and origin certificates. Address: A75/18 Bach Dang, Ward 2, Tan Binh, HCMC Tel: 0901862795 - 0901862796 https://www.vuonhat.com/
    Interest: Canola, Corn, Cotton

    EXPORT&IMPORT GROUP

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    Fruits and vegetables export and import, trade support, agribusiness
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Vegetables, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Cover Crops, Ag Policy, Organic Row Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • The Future of Fruit Farming: MD2 Pineapple

    By Jenny Hoo

    Published Sep 13, 2019 

    The questions is, why is this MD2 pineapple so popular?Pineapple is known to contain highest amount of vitamin C among all various types of fruits... This means that in the long term, even though under usual circumstances normal pineapple breed would bear fruit in 6-8 months, by taking 16 months of MD2 pineapple production cycle in count, MD2 would bear 4 fruits in 16 months compared to 2 for normal pineapple breed... Valleser in his paper titled “Planting Density Influenced the Fruit Mass and Yield of ‘Sensuous’ Pineapple”, he compared the effects of planting density on the fruit mass and the yields of the fruit in different densities... Similarly, for MD2 pineapple, planting densities above 70,000 plants per hectare produces highest yields but on average, yields were 62,594 plants per hectare and the fruit weights between 1... Meanwhile, for MD2 variety, the major producer is Costa Rica and Brazil for fresh pineapple, while Philippines carries both fresh fruit and canned fruit for export and Thailand and Indonesia produces MD2 pineapple in can for export as well[5]...

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    Blockchain & the Future of Fruits & Vegetables Supply Chain

    By Ammar Alshami

    Published Jan 22, 2019 

    Blockchain and Supply of fruits & vegetablesFruits and vegetables are one of the integral ingredients in a common day food. With its increase in demand and the subsequent challenge of fruit spoilage and loss, it's really vital to keep an eye on the future of the supply and demand for fruit and vegetables. For making up the equilibrium between the supply and demand of fruit and vegetable, limiting the fruit from spoilage and gaining most out of this business there are some techniques that can be followed in the future... Proper management of data is vital for the preservation of fruit and vegetables. Use of technology like bar code scanner and modern warehouse software can also facilitate in getting an idea about the current state and quantity of fruit and vegetables...

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    Peru Export of Fruits are increasing steadly. .

    The Issues Faced By The Fruit And Vegetable Importing Business

    By Ammar Alshami

    Published May 5 

    What is Importing Fruits and Vegetables Like?The major reason for having fruits and vegetables imported is the seasonal differences between countries. Another factor is the land and soil, which caters to fruits in some countries but does not in others... Therefore, it is needed for the country to import fruits and vegetables from overseas... If the people end up developing a taste for healthier and fresher food, the country will have to import all kinds of fruits and vegetables to meet its demands. Some countries in the Middle East and Europe are the largest exporters regarding fruits and vegetables...

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    Profit per what? Ways to think about and measure fruit and vegetable profits

    By John Moody

    Published May 9, 2018 

    Profit. It is what all good farmers are after. Unfortunately, it is something the majority don’t achieve. There are a number of ways to look at profit and a number of factors to consider when choosing among competing options... They have also started adding pear and possibly other fruits as well...

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    Top 4 ways to stimulate root growth

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 3, 2019 

    Importance of healthy rootsFirst, they anchor the plant in place, resisting the forces of wind and running water or mudflow. Secondly, the root system takes in oxygen, water and nutrients from the soil, to move them up through the plant to the stems, leaves, and blooms. where they can interact with sunlight to produce sugars and energy for the plant. Last but not least, scientists have recently discovered that roots actually secrete compounds that affect the microorganisms in the soil, which can help protect the plants from disease and encourage it to absorb nutrients from the soil... And promotes root growth, flowering, and fruit set...

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    Early Blight & Late Blight | How to distinguish

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 17, 2019 

    Early blight and late blight are the most common diseases on tomato & potato. They usually take huge losses to farmers. Although the names of the two diseases are the only one-word difference, some growers do not know exactly about the difference between early blight and late blight. First, we need to how to recognize their symptoms... Fruit spots rot at the stem and radiate from the attachment area between the flower and the fruit...

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    Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019 

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure... It aids in the stimulation of flowering and fruition in fruit trees...

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    Fish Amino Acid Fertilizer Effect & Function in Agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 18, 2020 

    Spraying fruit trees, the leaves green glow, disease reduction, increase the fruit and vegetable quality & yield, Fish protein fertilizer is a pollution-free environment-friendly green fertilizer nutrient... Bud stage: with fish protein, reduce malformed flowers, increase the fruit rate. Expansion period: use fish protein 2 times, fruit size uniformity, increase the weight of single fruit, enhance the intensity of photosynthesis, can make the picking period extended... Early flowering, spraying fish protein, can increase the yield, improve the sugar content of the fruit... After fruiting, spray fish protein 3 times, promote photosynthesis, improve grape sugar content, increase the weight of single ear, improve plant stress resistance...

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    Oh deer! Deer damage and what farmers can do about it

    By John Moody

    Published May 21, 2018 

    It is that time of year again, at least in my parts. As things go from the tunnel to the field, all our friendly little four legged foes start to to make dinner plans… and breakfast plans. Some are making midnight snack plans as well... How significant? How is a over billion dollars per year? “The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated that losses to field crops, vegetables, fruits, and nuts exceeded $765 million USD in 2001. White-tailed deer were responsible for 58% of field crop losses and 33% of losses to vegetables, fruits, and nuts...

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    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 22, 2018 

    If you grow grapes,you may reaching to see a white powdery substance on the grape leaves. It’s the grape powdery mildew... The disease seems as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the leaves or fruit caused by plant mycelium and conidia on the surface of the plant... powdery mildew infects leaves, shoots, bark and developing fruit on grapevines, releasing spores in spring throughout heat, wet conditions... Prune grapevines once hard frosts are over, cutting away all canes except one or two young, unfruited canes eight to ten buds long on either side of the grape trunk...

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  • Posted By Miriam Pflug
    Jan 14, 2019 

    Fruit & Vegetable Continuing Education at the 7th Annual, SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo
    January 23-24, 2019
    The expo will offer two general sessions and four educational tracks during the 2019 Expo. The tracks are: field crops, fruits and vegetables, livestock and women in agriculture. For anyone growing produce, the fruit and vegetable track will offer valuable information. Throughout both days, specific sessions will explore various components of production, marketing, and long-term success. Speakers represented consist of: An extensive variety of Clemson University Staff, as well as Lonnie Kelley with Food Lion; NC State Ext Agent, Bruce McLean; Dave Kowert and Thomas McNeil of NextTrack Consulting just to name a few. Lots happening in the Fruit & Vegetable Track--hope to see you soon.
    Admission is free and no registration required.  
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    Posted By Jenny Hoo
    Sep 13, 2019 

    https://agfuse.com/article/the-future-of-fruit-farming-md2-pineapple
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    Posted By John Moody
    May 9, 2018 

    https://agfuse.com/article/profit-per-ways-to-think-about-measure-and-factors-that-impact-fruit-and-vegetable-profits
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    Posted By Rick Foster
    Jan 5 

    https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/top-10-pruning-and-training-tips-for-tree-fruit/
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    Posted By Ammar Alshami
    Jan 22, 2019 

    https://agfuse.com/article/blockchain-amp-the-future-of-fruits-amp-vegetables-supply-chain
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    Posted By Ammar Alshami
    May 5 

    https://agfuse.com/article/the-issues-faced-by-the-fruit-and-vegetable-importing-business
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    Posted By Rodney Michael
    Apr 2 

    "When it comes to vertical farming, fruit, quite literally, is no longer on the outside looking in"

    https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/vertical-farming-opens-door-to-fruit-growing/

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    Posted By Biological Control
    Jun 18, 2019 

    An introduction to the world of beneficials and biological pest control https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/01/02/the-biocontrol-brief-an-introduction-to-the-world-of-natural-enemies/
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    Posted By Gary Marsh
    Feb 4 

    https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/precision-ag-tool-use-on-the-rise-with-more-fruit-growers/

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    Posted By Thomas Grandperrin
    Jul 31, 2019 

     UAV-IQ and Koppert team up for drone-based aerial biocontrol in California
    https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/07/25/uav-iq-and-koppert-team-up-for-drone-based-aerial-biocontrol-service-in-california/
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