Management http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Tiger-Sul's new planting tool for soil nutrient needs http://westernfarmpress.com/management/tiger-suls-new-planting-tool-soil-nutrient-needs <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a name="Hyperlink_20161027_084843261"></a><a href="http://links.stamats.eb2b.vtrnz.com/ctt?kn=23&amp;ms=MTU3Nzc1OTYS1&amp;r=MjU1OTg4MjI5MjM4S0&amp;b=0&amp;j=ODgyNzc5MDE5S0&amp;mt=1&amp;rt=0" target="_blank">Tiger-Sul Products</a>, a sulphur fertilizer manufacturer, has launched a new return on investment (ROI) calculator feature on its mobile Agronomic Nutrient Calculator app and <a name="Hyperlink_20161027_090457133"></a><a href="http://links.stamats.eb2b.vtrnz.com/ctt?kn=27&amp;ms=MTU3Nzc1OTYS1&amp;r=MjU1OTg4MjI5MjM4S0&amp;b=0&amp;j=ODgyNzc5MDE5S0&amp;mt=1&amp;rt=0" target="_blank">websi</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/tiger-suls-new-planting-tool-soil-nutrient-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/tiger-suls-new-planting-tool-soil-nutrient-needs#comments Management Fertilizer Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:29:00 +0000 171061 at http://westernfarmpress.com Longtime Salinas leader to aid ag tech incubator http://westernfarmpress.com/management/longtime-salinas-leader-aid-ag-tech-incubator <div class="field-deck"> Dennis Donohue will work with Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Former Salinas, Calif. mayor Dennis Donohue will work with Western Growers to further develop the organization&rsquo;s Center for Innovation &amp; Technology (WGCIT) into a premier agricultural technology startup incubator.</p> <p>In his role Donohue will drive agricultural technology initiatives, bolster innovation programming, further facilitate relationships between start-up companies and growers and spearhead business development at the WGCIT in Salinas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/longtime-salinas-leader-aid-ag-tech-incubator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/longtime-salinas-leader-aid-ag-tech-incubator#comments Management Groups & Organizations Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:23:00 +0000 171051 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Former Salinas, Calif. Mayor Dennis Donohue will help lead the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology.</p> Submitted photo Monsanto to build conventional, GMO corn germplasm greenhouse in Arizona http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monsanto-build-conventional-gmo-corn-germplasm-greenhouse-arizona <div class="field-byline"> Lee Allen, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Corn research on seven acres under glass </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>While Iowa and the other dozen or so traditional corn-growing states don&rsquo;t have anything to fear from Arizona, you can now add the Grand Canyon Ssate as a player in corn line research and production efforts.</p> <p>While figures vary month to month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rsquo;s World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates released in September still forecast a record 16.8 billion bushels for 2016-2017 or roughly 175.5 bushels per acre.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monsanto-build-conventional-gmo-corn-germplasm-greenhouse-arizona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monsanto-build-conventional-gmo-corn-germplasm-greenhouse-arizona#comments Management Sat, 15 Oct 2016 23:19:00 +0000 170681 at http://westernfarmpress.com $1M in grants to bolster farm sustainability in West http://westernfarmpress.com/land-management/1m-grants-bolster-farm-sustainability-west <div class="node-body article-body"><p>More than $1 million in grants are available to help farmers, ranchers, and others in agriculture to study, demonstrate, and expand sustainable agricultural practices on their operations.</p> <p>The Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (Western SARE) is offering the grants, funded by USDA. To qualify for a grant, Rhonda Miller says western producers must be involved in the research or planning of the projects.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/land-management/1m-grants-bolster-farm-sustainability-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/land-management/1m-grants-bolster-farm-sustainability-west#comments Land Management Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:44:00 +0000 170231 at http://westernfarmpress.com Olivarez Honeybees raises royalty in northern California http://westernfarmpress.com/management/olivarez-honeybees-raises-royalty-northern-california <div class="node-body gallery-body">How one northern California beekeeper maintains reduced losses in an age of colony collapse disorder</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/olivarez-honeybees-raises-royalty-northern-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/olivarez-honeybees-raises-royalty-northern-california#comments Management Plant and Animal Health Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:04:00 +0000 168411 at http://westernfarmpress.com BASF’s Varisto herbicide receives EPA registration for selected crops http://westernfarmpress.com/management/basf-s-varisto-herbicide-receives-epa-registration-selected-crops <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Environmental Protection Agency has registered BASF&rsquo;s Varisto herbicide for use in clover grown for seed, dry beans, dry peas, English peas, lima beans (succulent), snap beans, and soybeans.</p> <p>BASF says this new herbicide helps maximize yield potential by delivering a wide spectrum of broadleaf and grass weed control.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/basf-s-varisto-herbicide-receives-epa-registration-selected-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/basf-s-varisto-herbicide-receives-epa-registration-selected-crops#comments Management Herbicides Fri, 13 May 2016 20:57:00 +0000 167151 at http://westernfarmpress.com New farm data coalition puts farmers in the driver’s seat http://westernfarmpress.com/management/new-farm-data-coalition-puts-farmers-driver-s-seat <div class="field-deck"> Agricultural Data Coalition </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Thanks to precision agriculture and advancements in equipment and computing technology, America&rsquo;s farmers are building a treasure trove of production information that will help fuel future innovation.</p> <p>A new organization, the Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC), plans to help farmers better control, manage, and maximize the value of their data.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/new-farm-data-coalition-puts-farmers-driver-s-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/new-farm-data-coalition-puts-farmers-driver-s-seat#comments Management Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:51:00 +0000 166691 at http://westernfarmpress.com Topcon develops new initiative to manage data http://westernfarmpress.com/management/topcon-develops-new-initiative-manage-data <div class="node-body article-body">Topcon develops new initiative to manage data</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/topcon-develops-new-initiative-manage-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/topcon-develops-new-initiative-manage-data#comments Management Mon, 07 Mar 2016 23:18:00 +0000 165491 at http://westernfarmpress.com Cal ASFMRA Outlook Agribusiness Conf., April 7, Visalia http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cal-asfmra-outlook-agribusiness-conf-april-7-visalia <div class="field-deck"> Event slated for April 4-8 at downtown convention center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Outlook 2016 agribusiness conference coming to Visalia Convention Center</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cal-asfmra-outlook-agribusiness-conf-april-7-visalia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cal-asfmra-outlook-agribusiness-conf-april-7-visalia#comments Management Business Mon, 29 Feb 2016 22:38:00 +0000 165251 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>The California Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers will hold its annual outlook conference April 7 at the Visalia Convention Center.</p> California weed science gathering continues to grow http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-weed-science-gathering-continues-grow <div class="node-body gallery-body">California Weed Science Society talks challenges at annual meeting</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-weed-science-gathering-continues-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-weed-science-gathering-continues-grow#comments Alfalfa Grapes Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Management Groups & Organizations Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:12:00 +0000 164421 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Past&nbsp;</span>CWSS<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Board Chairman Rick Miller, left, presented&nbsp;</span>UCCE<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Weed Specialist Steven&nbsp;</span>Fennimore<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;the 2016 Award of Excellence for his work with&nbsp;</span>CWSS<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;on a book to educate managers on principles of weed control.</span></p>