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  • Beauveria Bassiana Products Bed Bugs Control

    By Darren Chan

    Published 1 month ago

    Beauveria Bassiana fungus is a fungus that grows naturally in soils around the world. Acting as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease; It widely used as a sprayed biological insecticide to control a great many pests such as bed bugs, termites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids, and different beetles. Once Beauveria Bassiana infects the host insects, the fungus grows fast inside of the insect’s body... Main Features(1) Wide SpectrumBeauveria Bassiana can parasitize more than 700 species of insects and mites of 15 orders and 149 families, such as Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Homoptera, with wings mesh and Orthoptera, such as adult, corn borer, moth, soybean sorghum budworm, weevil, potato beetle, small tea green leafhoppers, rice shell pest rice planthopper and rice leafhopper,, mole, grubs, wireworm, cutworms, garlic, leek, maggot maggots variety of underground and ground, etc ... It is currently used in the production of wheat, corn, peanuts, soybeans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green Chinese onions, garlic, leeks, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, watermelons, cucumbers, etc...

    Categories: Corn, Organic, Peanuts

    Bud Luton United States, Oregon, Sweet Home

    Interests: Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing

    What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 1 years, 3 weeks ago

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... AMF can also help plants resist and overcome pathogen infections, as the authors note that it’s well-documented that mycorrhizal associations protect tomato plants from Phytophthora parasitica and potato plants from Fusarium sambucinum...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits in 2019

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Published 1 years, 2 months ago

    Part 1: Know Your True Cost of Production Why Your TCOP Matters How to Calculate Your TCOP Part 2: Take the Emotions Out of Your Marketing Plan Why You Need a Plan How to Create a Marketing Matrix How to Determine Your Marketable Inventory How to Use a Marketing Matrix Why You Need an Accountability Partner Part 3: Replace Dead Assets What Are Dead Assets? What Are Productive Assets? Part 4: Manage Your Cash Flow Conversion Cycle What a Cash Flow Conversion Cycle Is How to Speed Up Incoming Flows How to Postpone Outgoing Flows How to Minimize Paying Interest Part 5: Start Using Cover Crops . . . And Get Paid To Do It Why Cover Crops Make Sense How to Obtain Funding Part 6: Take Your Own Soil Samples Why You Should Get Your Own Sampler Who Else You Can Get Consultations From How This Approach Helps You Save Part 7: Bid Out Inputs Why You Should Be In Contact With Multiple Dealers What the Ground Rules Are For Getting Multiple Bids Part 8: Manage Your Fields By Zone How to Create Productivity Zones How to Use Productivity Zones How the Management System Affects Profits Part 9: Focus on Efficiency Over Growth Why Efficiency Matters More Than Size How to Increase Revenue How to Reduce Costs How Increased Efficiency Can Lead to Scaling Part 10: Know Your Optimal Scale ... Hence, there is an efficiency sweet spot that is juuuuuust right regarding how much equipment to have for each crop...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

    Times Are Tough but Don't Cut This One Input

    By Fertility And Soils

    Published 10 months ago

    This is an unquestionably tough time to be a farmer. A trade war has beaten down already marginal prices, inputs have risen more than anyone could have predicted and many of us have experienced a so-called thousand-year weather event--not only once but twice in the last four years. You hear the same advice all around during times like this: “The farmers who will survive and thrive during tough times are low-cost producers. ” For the most part, this is very good advice... 25 is a good sweet spot for most nutrients...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn, Cotton

    The Future of Fruit Farming: MD2 Pineapple

    By Jenny Hoo

    Published 2 months ago

    Pineapple pineapple cultivation Of late, the talk of the town seems to be revolving around the planting of MD2 pineapple. 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. It also contains a fair amount of magnesium, calcium, potassium and iron and develops a bromelin, of which is a type of enzyme... Originated from the Philippines, the pineapple was then introduced into Malaysia and it was discovered that the land in Malaysia is very suitable for the planting of MD2 pineapple, hence producing higher quality and sweeter pineapple... my/1982/1/The_MD2_(Super_Sweet)_pineapple_(Ananas_comosus)...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable

    Early Blight & Late Blight | How to distinguish

    By Darren Chan

    Published 2 months ago

    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. Difference between Early blight & Late blightCausesEarly blight is caused by two different closely related fungi, Alternaria tomatophila, and Alternaria solani, which lives in soil and plant debris...

    Categories: Irrigation, Organic, Wheat

  • Bud Luton United States, Oregon, Sweet Home

    Interests: Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing

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  • Beauveria Bassiana Products Bed Bugs Control

    By Darren Chan

    Published 1 month ago

    Beauveria Bassiana fungus is a fungus that grows naturally in soils around the world. Acting as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease; It widely used as a sprayed biological insecticide to control a great many pests such as bed bugs, termites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids, and different beetles. Once Beauveria Bassiana infects the host insects, the fungus grows fast inside of the insect’s body... Main Features(1) Wide SpectrumBeauveria Bassiana can parasitize more than 700 species of insects and mites of 15 orders and 149 families, such as Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Homoptera, with wings mesh and Orthoptera, such as adult, corn borer, moth, soybean sorghum budworm, weevil, potato beetle, small tea green leafhoppers, rice shell pest rice planthopper and rice leafhopper,, mole, grubs, wireworm, cutworms, garlic, leek, maggot maggots variety of underground and ground, etc ... It is currently used in the production of wheat, corn, peanuts, soybeans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green Chinese onions, garlic, leeks, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, watermelons, cucumbers, etc...

    Categories: Corn, Organic, Peanuts

    What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 1 years, 3 weeks ago

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... AMF can also help plants resist and overcome pathogen infections, as the authors note that it’s well-documented that mycorrhizal associations protect tomato plants from Phytophthora parasitica and potato plants from Fusarium sambucinum...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits in 2019

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Published 1 years, 2 months ago

    Part 1: Know Your True Cost of Production Why Your TCOP Matters How to Calculate Your TCOP Part 2: Take the Emotions Out of Your Marketing Plan Why You Need a Plan How to Create a Marketing Matrix How to Determine Your Marketable Inventory How to Use a Marketing Matrix Why You Need an Accountability Partner Part 3: Replace Dead Assets What Are Dead Assets? What Are Productive Assets? Part 4: Manage Your Cash Flow Conversion Cycle What a Cash Flow Conversion Cycle Is How to Speed Up Incoming Flows How to Postpone Outgoing Flows How to Minimize Paying Interest Part 5: Start Using Cover Crops . . . And Get Paid To Do It Why Cover Crops Make Sense How to Obtain Funding Part 6: Take Your Own Soil Samples Why You Should Get Your Own Sampler Who Else You Can Get Consultations From How This Approach Helps You Save Part 7: Bid Out Inputs Why You Should Be In Contact With Multiple Dealers What the Ground Rules Are For Getting Multiple Bids Part 8: Manage Your Fields By Zone How to Create Productivity Zones How to Use Productivity Zones How the Management System Affects Profits Part 9: Focus on Efficiency Over Growth Why Efficiency Matters More Than Size How to Increase Revenue How to Reduce Costs How Increased Efficiency Can Lead to Scaling Part 10: Know Your Optimal Scale ... Hence, there is an efficiency sweet spot that is juuuuuust right regarding how much equipment to have for each crop...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

    Times Are Tough but Don't Cut This One Input

    By Fertility And Soils

    Published 10 months ago

    This is an unquestionably tough time to be a farmer. A trade war has beaten down already marginal prices, inputs have risen more than anyone could have predicted and many of us have experienced a so-called thousand-year weather event--not only once but twice in the last four years. You hear the same advice all around during times like this: “The farmers who will survive and thrive during tough times are low-cost producers. ” For the most part, this is very good advice... 25 is a good sweet spot for most nutrients...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn, Cotton

    The Future of Fruit Farming: MD2 Pineapple

    By Jenny Hoo

    Published 2 months ago

    Pineapple pineapple cultivation Of late, the talk of the town seems to be revolving around the planting of MD2 pineapple. 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. It also contains a fair amount of magnesium, calcium, potassium and iron and develops a bromelin, of which is a type of enzyme... Originated from the Philippines, the pineapple was then introduced into Malaysia and it was discovered that the land in Malaysia is very suitable for the planting of MD2 pineapple, hence producing higher quality and sweeter pineapple... my/1982/1/The_MD2_(Super_Sweet)_pineapple_(Ananas_comosus)...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable

    Early Blight & Late Blight | How to distinguish

    By Darren Chan

    Published 2 months ago

    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. Difference between Early blight & Late blightCausesEarly blight is caused by two different closely related fungi, Alternaria tomatophila, and Alternaria solani, which lives in soil and plant debris...

    Categories: Irrigation, Organic, Wheat

  • Posted By Vegetable Production
    2 years, 7 months ago

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

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    3 weeks ago

    https://www.farmprogress.com/vegetables/cultural-practices-vital-battling-sweet-potato-fungal-diseases
    Call for Proposals: Innovation Platforms, Agribusinesses and other Multi-stakeholders platforms to Scale Agricultural Technologies in Africa

    The goal of this call is to competitively provide support to existing/new innovation Platforms, agribusinesses and other Multi-stakeholders platforms to bring technologies to scale on TAAT commodities value chain: rice, wheat, maize, sorghum/millet, cassava, beans, sweet potatoes, fish and small livestock (including poultry).

    This call is only suitable for agribusinesses and multi-stakeholder groups working on the TAAT commodities value chain with business considerations. This call will prioritize the development and operationalization of business cases on the IP using existing technologies and less on conducting research to develop new technologies. As a result of this call, smaller Innovation platforms or clusters may be requested to consolidate into larger operational platforms.

    FARA has some seed funding from the African Development Bank to pilot capacity development support. Furthermore, it proposes to facilitate the development of investment portfolio for consideration at national level through the compilation of the applications to this call. Incremental and phased sub-grant funding and other capacity development support valued up to US $20,000 for a period of two (2) years and are expected to be provided to suitably developed proposals on case by case basis.

    Application Deadline: June 30th, 2019

    Illustration Photo: Tani Fund is experimenting with digital crop management for its partner-farmers. Each lead farmer is given a smart phone loaded with Tani Fund's app, which allows them to send photos and collect data about their crops. The digital element is in its early stages. (credits: UN SG's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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    Call for Proposals: Innovation Platforms, Agribusinesses and other Multi-stakeholders platforms to Scale Agricultural Technologies in Africa

    The goal of this call is to competitively provide support to existing/new innovation Platforms, agribusinesses and other Multi-stakeholders platforms to bring technologies to scale on TAAT commodities value chain: rice, wheat, maize, sorghum/millet, cassava, beans, sweet potatoes, fish and small livestock (including poultry).

    This call is only suitable for agribusinesses and multi-stakeholder groups working on the TAAT commodities value chain with business considerations. This call will prioritize the development and operationalization of business cases on the IP using existing technologies and less on conducting research to develop new technologies. As a result of this call, smaller Innovation platforms or clusters may be requested to consolidate into larger operational platforms.

    FARA has some seed funding from the African Development Bank to pilot capacity development support. Furthermore, it proposes to facilitate the development of investment portfolio for consideration at national level through the compilation of the applications to this call. Incremental and phased sub-grant funding and other capacity development support valued up to US $20,000 for a period of two (2) years and are expected to be provided to suitably developed proposals on case by case basis.

    Application Deadline: June 30th, 2019

    Illustration Photo: Tani Fund is experimenting with digital crop management for its partner-farmers. Each lead farmer is given a smart phone loaded with Tani Fund's app, which allows them to send photos and collect data about their crops. The digital element is in its early stages. (credits: UN SG's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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    Posted By Vegetable Production
    7 months ago

    https://www.growingproduce.com/vegetables/sweet-potatoes-and-spinach-lead-list-of-most-acreage-increases-2017-census-of-agriculture/

    Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    10 months ago

    http://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/clemson-officials-increase-areas-of-sweet-potato-weevil-and-benghal-dayflower-quarantines/

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    1 years, 4 weeks ago

    https://www.thepacker.com/article/sweet-potato-quarantines-seek-contain-nematode

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    1 years, 1 month ago

    https://www.growingproduce.com/vegetables/north-carolina-sweet-potato-harvest-down-sharply/

    Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    1 years, 4 months ago

    http://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/three-more-s-c-counties-infested-with-sweet-potato-weevil/

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    3 years, 2 months ago


    http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/sweetpotato-whitefly-arrives-uncommonly-early-florida-georgia