Cucumbers

Indoor vertical grower touts concept’s benefits

Emerging concepts that enable food producers to thrive in more sustainable ways continue to take shape.One of those approaches is known as vertical farming, and the operators of an indoor system being... more

Labor, food safety, transportation priorities for new MVC president

Joe Pirrone will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). He'll start his two-year term in 2015, replacing outgoing president Ralph Oomen.... more

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Nimitz gets label for direct-seeded crops in Florida counties

Nimitz nematicide has received a FIFRA Section 24(c) Special Local Need (SLN) label for Miami-Dade, Lee, Hendry, Manatee, Hardee and Hillsborough coun... more »

Cultivate Michigan initiative promotes peppers by hosting field trip

Sweet and spicy Michigan peppers are a highly nutritious and versatile vegetable for individuals and institutional food service staff alike. They boas... more »

Mississippi grower awarded for on-farm activities

Mississippi vegetable grower Allen Eubanks was recently selected as his state's winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Y... more »

NatureFresh Farms mobile greenhouse tour educating consumers

Now in its third month of touring eastern North America, NatureFresh Farms' #GreenInTheCity Tour is making a positive impact with its mobile greenhous... more »

SEEDWAY expands vegetable division

SEEDWAY announced several staff additions, organizational changes and product management responsibilities for several staff members. Wes Houghton join... more »

Why are my cucurbits wilting?

This season has been rough on cucurbit crops across the state and many growers are seeing cucurbits wilting in their fields. There are a number of dis... more »

Late blight, downy mildew confirmed on East Coast

On Monday, late blight was confirmed in two tomato fields in Morris County in Northern New Jersey. These are the first reports on tomato in the mid-At... more »

Downy mildew on cucumbers detected in key areas of Michigan

It looks as though Michigan is on track for a difficult downy mildew year.This highly destructive and difficult to manage disease has now been documen... more »

Scouting insects in high tunnels

We just returned from the University of Vermont where we, along with researchers from the University of Maine, participated in an intensive training p... more »

Vestaron receives California registration

Vestaron Corporation announced that its VST-006330-EP biopesticide has received a product registration and master label from California's Department o... more »


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