Are “Sustainable” and “Organic” Synonymous?

I was recently at a meeting where the terms “sustainable” and “organic” were used interchangeably.  I found this interesting.  Are they really synonymous?  First we should define these terms.  According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, sustainable means: 1. capable of … Continue reading

Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production Field Day

On March 21, I will be at this field day to talk about fruit varieties and site selection for fruit crops.  To get more info, read below and download the pdf at the link.  Once the field day is over … Continue reading

Insights into SWD from North Carolina and Michigan

In December I had a conference call with Dr. Hannah Burrack (North Carolina State University), Dr. Rufus Isaacs (Michigan State University), and Dr. Blair Sampson (USDA-ARS, Poplarville, MS).  Seeing as our knowledge of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) here in Mississippi … Continue reading