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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... 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... GreensandGreensand is an olive-green sandstone containing glauconite... It aids in the stimulation of flowering and fruition in fruit trees...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Wheat

    Gladstone Ghamour

    Interests:

    William Stoneman United States, Wisconsin, McFarland

    Business Title: WF Stoneman Company LLC
    Job Title: Managing Director
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Organic, Marketing

    Trevis Stone United States, South Carolina, Townville

    Interests: Cotton, Marketing

    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]...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable

    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...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Casey E Doyle United States, MA, Blackstone

    Business Title: The Center For Sustainable Organic Agriculture
    Interests: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable, Dairy

    Winston Blackman Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown

    Interests: Poultry, Hogs, Goats, Sheep

  • Gladstone Ghamour

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    William Stoneman United States, Wisconsin, McFarland

    Business Title: WF Stoneman Company LLC
    Job Title: Managing Director
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Organic, Marketing

    Trevis Stone United States, South Carolina, Townville

    Interests: Cotton, Marketing

    Casey E Doyle United States, MA, Blackstone

    Business Title: The Center For Sustainable Organic Agriculture
    Interests: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable, Dairy

    Winston Blackman Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown

    Interests: Poultry, Hogs, Goats, Sheep

    Richard Black

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    JAMES BUrns United States, MO, Marshall

    Business Title: BurnsFarms
    Job Title: President
    About: I am a Row crop farmer
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Hogs, Precision Ag, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Derek Jennings United States, GA, Stone Mountain

    Interests: Soybeans, Dairy, Cover Crops

  • EXPORT&IMPORT GROUP

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    Fruits and vegetables export and import, trade support, agribusiness
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Organic, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • 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... 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... GreensandGreensand is an olive-green sandstone containing glauconite... It aids in the stimulation of flowering and fruition in fruit trees...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Wheat

    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]...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable

    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...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    A New Era of Farm Employees: Farm Technicians vs. Farm Hands?

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Jun 4, 2018

    Traditional agricultural skills that made civilization possible are still alive and in use today. At the same time, hundreds of farm technician job listings across the US, and the rise of precision agriculture and software, clearly evidence the need for technologically-savvy farm technicians in the 21st century agricultural industry. It’s no surprise that tech-friendly millennials interested in farming are encouraged by these developments, which may make farming less labor intensive than in generations past. Technology may even be the antidote to a number of ills plaguing modern agriculture, which have led to a drastic decrease in the number of farms across the United States... ” He also cited Wes Jackson’s Altars of Unhewn Stone: Science and the Earth, which highlights traditional farming methods as solutions to contemporary agricultural problems...

    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...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Dairy, Organic

    How to Create a Low-Input, High-Revenue System with Wide-Row Intercropping

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Dec 9, 2019

    In Gaston, Ind. , Jason Mauck is farming a little differently from his neighbors. Unlike the typical corn-and-soybean monocropping system, for the last 5 years Mauck has been doing low population, wide-row relay intercropping. So far he has seen success with soybeans into wheat, but he’s also working on corn intercropped with a legume... “It’s like the Rosetta stone for past fertilizer applications,” he says...

    Categories: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat

    5 reasons to choose chitosan oligosaccharide in organic agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jan 22, 2019

    In the application of agricultural production, chitosan oligosaccharides not only make crops grow better and robust, but also has obvious effects in stress resistance and pest resistance. Numerous studies have shown that chitosan oligosaccharides can induce broad-spectrum resistance, enhance the plant’s own defense ability, inhibit the growth of a variety of plant pathogenic microorganisms, and it is non-toxic and can be microbial degradation, and will not pollute the environment. This makes it an important role in agricultural production as a new type of green production. 1... They can root and promote stems, shorten stems, and grow vigorously, which is conducive to nutrients to maximize the supply of fruits...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Organic

    Food System 6 Accelerator Announces Their 5th Cohort of Entrepreneurs

    By Melissa Rouse

    Published Feb 19

    The six innovations tapped for the accelerator's Cohort 5 are solving for sustainability and impact across regenerative agriculture, food waste, and fair labor standards for farmers & food-workers. San Francisco, CA (PRUnderground) February 18th, 2020 Food System 6 (FS6), an impact-focused food and agriculture accelerator in the Bay Area, is announcing the launch of their 5th cohort. The six innovations that are participating in this year’s cohort are solving for a range of sustainability and community-focused challenges – addressing such issues as regenerative agriculture, food waste, and fair labor standards for farmers and food-workers. By participating in the FS6 program, these entrepreneurs have signed up for a year of custom coaching and mentorship aimed at supporting them through their next major growth milestones. The FS6 accelerator program will provide training and support in the areas of storytelling, communications, marketing, investment strategy, and business development, and will match participating companies with mentors from across the food, agriculture, and investment sectors...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Specialty

    The best biocontrol agent trichoderma harzianum

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 22, 2019

    What’s Trichoderma Harzianum ?Trichoderma harzianum fungi that are present in nearly all soils. It readily colonizes plant roots and rhizosphere competent able to grow on roots as they develop. Trichoderma has quicker growth rate, and highly adaptation in bad soil condition. It is usually used for foliar application, seed treatment and soil treatment for suppression of various disease causing fungal pathogens... Suitable Plants: Fields, Greenhouses, Nurseries, Horticultural Plants, Fruits, Trees and Ornamental Crops...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Wheat

    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant 1

    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...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Canola, Organic

  • Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    Nov 25, 2017

    http://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/meticulous-search-concludes-no-pox-in-south-carolina-peaches/
    Smart & Connected Agrifood: Beyond Precision Agriculture

    Authors: Tod D, Williams R, Johnstone P

    Publisher: Zenodo

    Illustration Photo: A handheld GPS device, which is one of the central technologies in a new CIAT project on site-specific agriculture. The Colombia-based initiative will collect, process and aggregate information on the planting decisions of hundreds of the country's fruit farmers to help them make the best choices. (credits: Neil Palmer (CIAT) / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0))

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    Posted By Monica Pape
    Mar 12, 2018

    https://agfuse.com/article/i-have-a-dirty-mind-

    Posted By Darren Chan
    Feb 12, 2019

    https://agfuse.com/article/chitosan-amp-mycorrhiza-complement-each-other-for-soil-healthy

    Posted By Payal Deshmukh
    Feb 21, 2019

    https://agfuse.com/article/agricultural-drones-their-role-in-agricultural-purposes

    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 Irrigation
    Jun 21, 2018

    https://www.farmanddairy.com/top-stories/how-to-choose-the-right-irrigation-system/493616.html

    Posted By Garrett Smith
    Jun 4, 2018

    any information about  Blight on fruit trees and vegetables.

    Posted By Farmers Under Forty
    May 28, 2018

    http://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/5-farm-tractor-maintenance-tips-summer/

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    May 9, 2018

    https://agfuse.com/article/profit-per-ways-to-think-about-measure-and-factors-that-impact-fruit-and-vegetable-profits