June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a profit.
At most, with a combination of cultivar an... more
One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer tour.
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Issues with weeds, insects and disease make certified organic production of vegetables challenging in the southeastern United States. Maintaining and ... more »
Belchim Crop Protection, in its capacity as a current shareholder, has acquired a controlling majority stake of 60 percent in Engage Agro. The transac... more »
One of the leading horticulture researchers in Canada hosted a farm stop during the North American Strawberry Growers Association’s (NASGA) summer t... more »
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers want the public to know that they do not use genetic engineeri... more »
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has made up to $3.8 million in funding available to support research, education and Extension t... more »
American Takii’s new website has been developed as an industry resource for both vegetable and flower seed buyers. According to a news release, in... more »
There are a lot of good reasons for using cover crops on vegetable farms including recycling or adding nitrogen to the soil.
Many different... more »
Winter melon or Chinese wax gourd (Benincasa hispida) is used extensively in Southeast Asian cuisine. It is used in soups and stir fries of various ki... more »
Michigan State University Extension has developed a new, free bulletin that provides information on asparagus production costs and returns. “Costs a... more »
When does too much of a good thing become a bad thing? That’s the question Jonathan Claussen, assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Depar... more »