Vegetables

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his own farm. Doing more with less meant getting r... more

‘Luck,’ patience yield new Pueblo chile variety

A new variety of Pueblo Mirasol chile pepper with fleshier fruit for grilling has been developed in Colorado, where it’s growing in popularity. Michael Bar... more

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Hurricane-hit growers reeling with little insurance

Specialty crop growers in Florida, Texas and the Gulf Coast are scrambling in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. It’s been almost a week sin... more »

Harvanta 50SL gives growers option for insect control

Summit Agro USA's Harvanta 50SL insecticide has received EPA approval and is now available to U.S. vegetable growers for use on fruiting vegetables, c... more »

Western bean cutworm continues to plague sweet corn

Got a sweet tooth for sweet corn? You’re in good company. So should you hear rumors on the wind about wormy sweet corn – or field corn or dr... more »

Comment period still open for WOTUS rule action

The California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) has issued a reminder that the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers published a proposed rule to withdraw ... more »

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his... more »

Settlement reached in strawberry suit involving UC Davis

A lawsuit over the strawberry breeding program at UC Davis – the wellspring of about half of California’s strawberry crop – is history. Accor... more »

Grower-packer partnership works for multigenerational farm

A vertical partnership between two family operations – a tomato packer and a grower – is yielding results and more options for customers. Tomat... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies plans system launch in Florida

Mississauga, Ontario-based Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) has provided details on its launch plan for the BVT System for the Florida market. The lau... more »

Duncan Family Farms expands operation into New York state

Buckeye, Ariz.-based Duncan Family Farms has established operations in New York’s Monroe County. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced... more »

‘Luck,’ patience yield new Pueblo chile variety

A new variety of Pueblo Mirasol chile pepper with fleshier fruit for grilling has been developed in Colorado, where it’s growing in popularity. M... more »


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