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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]...

    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

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    Farms For Sale Ireland / UK

    By James Kelly

    Published Mar 30, 2019

    ‘Finding Farms Made Simple’Farms For Sale Ireland / UK is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for agricultural land, property and farms for sale across Ireland and the UK. Agricultural property listings span all categories of farming enterprises including residential farms / estates, arable farm, beef and sheep enterprises, dairy units, equestrian facilities, fishery farms, forestry / woodlands, pig and poultry units, mushroom units and small holdings. Potential rural property buyers have easy-to-use search tools to customise their search by country, county/state, type of farm, area size and price range... Properties can be allocated to specific agents/negotiators with their individual contact and social networking details. Farms For Sale Ireland / UK is currently building an extensive social media network...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Farmers for America - New Documentary Screening in Fairfield, Iowa 2/17 and 2/18

    By American Association Of Urban Farmers

    Published Feb 10, 2018

    A Documentary to Celebrate, Inspire, and Support Young Farmers Saturday, February 17 at 7:30 pmSunday, February 18 at 2:00 pmOrpheum Theatre, Fairfield, IA (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)Saturday evening features a panel discussion with director Graham Meriwether and area farmersFarmers for America, a new documentary from director Graham Meriwether (American Meat), traces the extraordinary changes coming to America’s food system as more and more consumers flock to farmers’ markets, embrace farm-to-table lifestyles and insist on knowing where their food is coming from. At the center of the film are the farmers, young and old, who provide the spirit and energy to bring urban and rural America together over what both share in common: our food. These farmers reflect nothing less than the face of America. With the average age of today’s farmer at 60, and rural America losing population as the cost of land and equipment soars, this film reveals the people waiting to take their place, the practices they’re championing and the obstacles they must overcome. After the film on Saturday evening, Meriwether will be present to facilitate a conversation with a panel of local farmers of all backgrounds- from small-scale niche production to large-scale commodity farmers...

    Treely

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    We are innovators, real estate specialists, and hands on problem solvers, serving buyers & sellers of country real estate, timber, and commercial real estate in the Carolinas.
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Gardening/w Stress

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    Mine is Partly an Old Gravel Pit, Partly Mental Illness, but taking care of the first helps releive the second.
    Interest: Poultry, Specialty, Cover Crops, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production

    AgriBiz Speakers Vested in Agriculture

    By Miriam Pflug

    Published Jan 10

    The team of SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo is excited to see you at the upcoming expo on Wednesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 16 at the Florence Center in Florence, SC. This will be the 8th annual expo and promises to be full of informative and jam-packed educational sessions with opportunities to connect with over 100 exhibitors. Sun, rain, sleet or snow, the Expo will be buzzing with lots of activities. See you there... The Wednesday schedule is packed with informative sessions addressing the following: Carolina Hemp Conference, Forestry, Fruits, Veggies & Alternatives, Women in Ag and a Youth track...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Specialty/Vegetable

    Secrets you don't know about seaweed fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 1, 2019

    Seaweed fertilizer is a biological fertilizer produced by scientific processing of marine plant seaweed as the main raw material. The main component is the natural biological active material extracted from seaweed. Most seaweed can grow to lengths of over 50 meters. Trace elements found in organic seaweed fertilizers include magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron and nitrogen—all of which are beneficial to plants... Reducing little leaves、yellow leaves、arbuscular、fruit shrink and other diseases occurrence caused by nutrient deficiency...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Specialty/Vegetable, Wheat

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    Rodney Michael United States, SC, Charleston

    Business Title: Treely
    Job Title: Founder
    About: Happily married, proud father of four children, grandfather of one, lover of land, founder of Treely.co
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Organic, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Kenny Neel United States, AL, Opelika

    About: Owner of the Collect-N-GO probeless soil sampling tool and the SummitGold products dealer for the Southeastern US. SummitGold provides high quality specialized crop in-put products and soil and plant fertility guidence. SummitGold products include soil/plant bio-stimulants, organic acids, liquid fertilizers for in-furrow and foliar application, microbial spore packages, and others.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Agribusiness, Sod, Citrus, Pecans

    Gustavo Oceguera Mexico, Baja California Sur, San Jose del Cabo

    Business Title: Pragmaticode
    Job Title: Project Manager
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    Interests: Corn, Peanuts, Soybeans, Grain Sorghum, Dairy, Poultry, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Moringa

    Melissa Rouse United States, CA, Oakland

    Business Title: Food System 6 Accelerator
    About: Melissa is a writer and editor with a passion for food system change. She is dedicated to supporting small and mid-sized organizations with big-picture plans for the betterment of local and global food communities.
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Specialty/Vegetable, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Poultry, Specialty

    Shari Velazquez United States, MN, Rogers

    Business Title: Profile Indistries
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Organic, Precision Ag, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Wheat

  • Treely

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    We are innovators, real estate specialists, and hands on problem solvers, serving buyers & sellers of country real estate, timber, and commercial real estate in the Carolinas.
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Gardening/w Stress

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    Mine is Partly an Old Gravel Pit, Partly Mental Illness, but taking care of the first helps releive the second.
    Interest: Poultry, Specialty, Cover Crops, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production

    Vegetable And Flower Seed Production

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    Discussions/Information for vegetable seed production. Includes regulatory information for the Pacific Northwest region
    Interest: Specialty/Vegetable

    Ag Sustainability And Innovation

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    Call for proposals / Call for applications in Agriculture, Agritech, FoodTech, Livestock, Aquaculture.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    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

    Nationwide Farm Insurance

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    Our commitment to agriculture began in 1909, through decades of service we have earned our position as the #1 farm insurer in the country. Let our expertise help protect your future.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness

    Agribusiness Insurance Advisors

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    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness, Ag Issues in Washington, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Rice, Hogs

    Grain Dryer

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    Grain Dryer & Grain Drying Technology
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Poultry, Cover Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Biological Control

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    A group to share and discuss all topics related to biological pest control. Ask questions, share experiences and more!
    Interest: Cotton, Peanuts, Specialty/Vegetable

    Farmpally Free Agropreneur Promotions

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    At Farmpally.com, we're helping farmers to keep documents of their farm activities, showcasing them and helping them to market their produce and seedlings to other farmers. This comes at NO COSTS
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, 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]...

    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

    Farms For Sale Ireland / UK

    By James Kelly

    Published Mar 30, 2019

    ‘Finding Farms Made Simple’Farms For Sale Ireland / UK is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for agricultural land, property and farms for sale across Ireland and the UK. Agricultural property listings span all categories of farming enterprises including residential farms / estates, arable farm, beef and sheep enterprises, dairy units, equestrian facilities, fishery farms, forestry / woodlands, pig and poultry units, mushroom units and small holdings. Potential rural property buyers have easy-to-use search tools to customise their search by country, county/state, type of farm, area size and price range... Properties can be allocated to specific agents/negotiators with their individual contact and social networking details. Farms For Sale Ireland / UK is currently building an extensive social media network...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Farmers for America - New Documentary Screening in Fairfield, Iowa 2/17 and 2/18

    By American Association Of Urban Farmers

    Published Feb 10, 2018

    A Documentary to Celebrate, Inspire, and Support Young Farmers Saturday, February 17 at 7:30 pmSunday, February 18 at 2:00 pmOrpheum Theatre, Fairfield, IA (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)Saturday evening features a panel discussion with director Graham Meriwether and area farmersFarmers for America, a new documentary from director Graham Meriwether (American Meat), traces the extraordinary changes coming to America’s food system as more and more consumers flock to farmers’ markets, embrace farm-to-table lifestyles and insist on knowing where their food is coming from. At the center of the film are the farmers, young and old, who provide the spirit and energy to bring urban and rural America together over what both share in common: our food. These farmers reflect nothing less than the face of America. With the average age of today’s farmer at 60, and rural America losing population as the cost of land and equipment soars, this film reveals the people waiting to take their place, the practices they’re championing and the obstacles they must overcome. After the film on Saturday evening, Meriwether will be present to facilitate a conversation with a panel of local farmers of all backgrounds- from small-scale niche production to large-scale commodity farmers...

    AgriBiz Speakers Vested in Agriculture

    By Miriam Pflug

    Published Jan 10

    The team of SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo is excited to see you at the upcoming expo on Wednesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 16 at the Florence Center in Florence, SC. This will be the 8th annual expo and promises to be full of informative and jam-packed educational sessions with opportunities to connect with over 100 exhibitors. Sun, rain, sleet or snow, the Expo will be buzzing with lots of activities. See you there... The Wednesday schedule is packed with informative sessions addressing the following: Carolina Hemp Conference, Forestry, Fruits, Veggies & Alternatives, Women in Ag and a Youth track...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Specialty/Vegetable

    Secrets you don't know about seaweed fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 1, 2019

    Seaweed fertilizer is a biological fertilizer produced by scientific processing of marine plant seaweed as the main raw material. The main component is the natural biological active material extracted from seaweed. Most seaweed can grow to lengths of over 50 meters. Trace elements found in organic seaweed fertilizers include magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron and nitrogen—all of which are beneficial to plants... Reducing little leaves、yellow leaves、arbuscular、fruit shrink and other diseases occurrence caused by nutrient deficiency...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Specialty/Vegetable, Wheat

    Why magnesium is important for grape?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 4, 2018

    Magnesium’s effect is essential for grape,it can be called “a large number of elements” for grapes,and the demand is simliar to phosphorus. Even the magnesium content of grape leaves is higher than that of phosphorus. It is directly involved in physiological and biochemical processes such as photosynthesis and enzyme activation of grapes,and is one of the mineral elements necessary for normal growth and development of grapes and improvement of fruit quality. Chlorophyll synthesis and photosynthesisMagnesium accounts for 2... The lack of magnesium in grape plants directly leads to the grape fruit being smaller,the sugar content is low,the berry color is poor,the maturity period is delayed,and the yield is reduced...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Specialty/Vegetable

    What’s difference between early blight and late blight?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 6, 2018

    Early blight and late blight are important diseases on solanaceous vegetables... What’s difference between early blight and late blight?Early blight mainly affects the stems,leaves,and fruits of vegetables,and is most susceptible to disease at the branches of leaves and stems... The disease of the fruit begins in the vicinity of the flower buds... When infected in adulthood,it is often the simultaneous onset of stems,leaves and fruits... The fruit,especially the green fruit,has oil-stained lesions...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable

    Application of Chitosan oligosaccharide in agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 29, 2018

    Chitosan oligosaccharide is a low-molecular-weight product obtained by degradation of chitosan by lactate which has outstanding water-solubility and high biological activity, thus it can be easily absorbed and utilized by crops. Chitosan oligosaccharide is new green solution to control plant diseases,What’s advantages of Dora Chitosan oligosaccharide1... More data of plant protection please check:https://www... com/product/chitosan-oligosaccharide/or https://www... com/watch?v=Xk42UzyhJi4...

    Categories: Specialty/Vegetable

    What’s root knot nematode?

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 7, 2019

    Root-knot nematodes are one of the three most economically damaging genera of plant-parasitic nematodes on horticultural and field crops. Root-knot nematodes are very small and they parasitic the roots of thousands of plant species, including monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous, herbaceous and woody plants. They dwell in the soil, attack the roots of the plant to extract water and nutrients. As a result, large galls or “knots” can form throughout the root systems of infected plants. They will bring a lot of damage to plants...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Specialty/Vegetable

  • Posted By Vegetable Production
    Jan 27

    http://agwired.com/2020/01/27/new-basf-insecticide-performs-on-vegetables/

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    Jan 16

    http://agwired.com/2020/01/16/american-grown-campaign-for-produce-growers/

    Posted By Miriam Pflug
    Jan 7

    Where all things AG will be happening!! VIsit the website and learn more about the 8th annual Expo. January 15 and 16, 2020.  See you soon!!

    https://www.scagribizexpo.com/

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    Feb 21

    https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/is_agritourism_right_for_your_farm

    Posted By Sam Baker
    Feb 19

    Visit farmflightaz.com to see how we are helping to promote sustainable farming methods or check out this piece that KYMA reported.

    https://kyma.com/news/top-stories/2019/12/09/home-grown-farming-from-above-a-drones-eye-view-of-agriculture/

    Posted By Shari Velazquez
    Feb 6

    Looking for results! How does 15% more good seed in the bag sound? www.profile-ind.com

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    Posted By Vegetable Production
    Jan 30

    https://agfuse.com/article/field-trials---an-often-neglected-but-important-tool-for-growers

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    Jan 10

    https://www.growingproduce.com/production/how-advancements-in-farm-equipment-will-improve-productivity/
    https://www.farmprogress.com/vegetables/never-seen-purple-carrot-north-carolina-you-may-soon

    Posted By Vegetable Production
    Dec 26, 2019

    https://agfuse.com/article/field-trials---an-often-neglected-but-important-tool-for-growers