Sneak Peek: April 2018 VSCNews Magazine

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Growers are constantly striving to cut costs while creating the best product possible. The April issue of VSCNews magazine features an article by University of Florida (UF) researchers Nathan Boyd and Arnold Schumann about a new technology that could drastically reduce the use of herbicides.

Also featured in the April issue is an article by Jack Payne, University of Florida’s senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources and head of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. He explains how licensing new varieties can give Florida growers a fair fight in the global marketplace.

AgNet Media’s Ernie Neff and Len Wilcox discuss the new federal rule regarding the use of electronic logging devices to track truckers’ driving time, and how that could give Florida growers a competitive advantage.

The Seed Spotlight makes its second appearance in VSCNews magazine in April. Written by AgNet Media’s Abbey Taylor and Brian German, the article gives an overview of the American Seed Trade Association’s Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference, which recently took place in California.

AgNet Media’s founder and president, Gary Cooper, returns with his From the Back Forty column. In the April issue, he discusses the challenges surrounding crop insurance.

Finally, get a taste of what’s happening in California’s agricultural market in the News from the West column, which features an article from

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