Vegetables

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, keeping customers in the right fields an... more

Suncrest USA doing lettuce the hydroponic way

Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology.

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SWMREC Field Day

The Michigan State University (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC) on Wednesday, Aug. 16, offered tours of projects underwa... more »

LGMA honors California ag secretary

The California leafy greens community recently met in Salinas to recognize those responsible for creating the public-partnership formed ten years ago ... more »

Fruit, vegetable advisory committee seeking nominations

USDA is seeking nominations to fill vacancies expiring in 2017 on the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC). FVIAC, administered ... more »

Michigan onion growers vote to continue development program

Michigan’s onion producers have unanimously approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program. Michigan Depa... more »

Researchers to explore impact of climate change on fresh produce

Environmental problems including changes in our climate, loss of fresh water and competition for resources threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits... more »

Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers names new GM

Joe Sbrocchi will assume the general manager role at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers, effective Sept. 18. He has been active in a number of r... more »

Scientists breed better fresh market tomatoes

With some 700 varieties grown around the world, tomatoes come in an array of colors, shapes and sizes. To take advantage of that variety, tw... more »

Northern corn leaf blight seen in late season planted sweet corn

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) is a disease caused by the fungal pathogen Exserohilum turcicum. The foliar lesions first develop on the lower leave... more »

Registration open for first Missouri Tomato Conference

The inaugural Missouri Tomato Conference will be held Aug. 14-15 to teach growers and serious hobbyists more about Missouri’s to... more »

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid a... more »


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