A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm market business over the past 26 years.
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Joe Aiello has seen plenty of changes since he bought Uesugi Farms in 1979, mainly in the areas of food safety, irrigation and labor.
Farming today requires complex management skills and greater patience – patience Joe has a hard time mustering,... more
New Hampshire farmers looking to grow colored bell peppers in high tunnels received some good news from researchers at the New Hampshire Agricultural ... more
Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.
Tomatoes are the Type B’s of the vegetable world: Laid-back, creative, co... more
For many years, California growers relied on methyl bromide to kill a wide ... more
While neonicotinoid pesticides can harm honey bees, a new study by Washingt... more
Lindsay Knoebel, assistant manager, Jelli's Market, Helenville, Wisconsin, talks about the operation of the farm owned by her parents, Scott and