Skelly’s Farm Market adapts to retail agriculture

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. ... more

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Joe Aiello, right, walking through a field of green bell peppers at Uesugi Farms. Photos: Uesugi Farms

Food safety, labor complicate vegetable growing at Uesugi Farms

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

Pepper profit potential analyzed in high tunnel trials

New Hampshire farmers looking to grow colored bell peppers in high tunnels received some good news from researchers at the New Hampshire Agricultural ... more
Photo: Geoff Thurner

Irrigation evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

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.

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Texas tomato growers slice into market with fresh fruit all fall

Tomatoes are the Type B’s of the vegetable world: Laid-back, creative, co... more


California strawberry industry looks for methyl bromide alternatives

For many years, California growers relied on methyl bromide to kill a wide ... more


Study: Neonicotinoids pose low risk to honeybees

While neonicotinoid pesticides can harm honey bees, a new study by Washingt... more

USDA seeks comment on exotic fruit fly eradication program

United’s Washington Conference to feature DOJ session

Kevin Folta to keynote EXPO’s farm marketing program

Ag-tech business incubator awarded $55,000

Drone Rodeo to highlight UAS technology

Ontario processing vegetable growers might lose bargaining power

Customers Enjoy Jelli’s Market’s Diversity

VIDEO: Diversity, service draw customers to Jelli’s Market

Lindsay Knoebel, assistant manager, Jelli's Market, Helenville, Wisconsin, talks about the operation of the farm owned by her parents, Scott and

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