Vegetable producers, whether they grow under tunnels, in the field or in greenhouses, face a number of challenges. The growing environment can be difficult to control. Insect pests, disease and weeds ... more
Arnott Duncan is a fourth-generation Arizona vegetable grower who left his family’s farm in 1985 and began growing a few hundred acres of conventionally grown... more
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This year's Fruit Logistica Innovation Award goes to "Knox – Delayed Pinking in Fresh Cut Lettuce" from the Dutch firm, Rijk Zwaan. Knox delays the ... more »
Hydroponic agriculture, the growing of plants without soil and adding nutrients in water, is a relatively new method of production in California, but ... more »
Blue River Technology's LettuceBot precision lettuce thinning implement was just recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological... more »
A Cornell program is reimagining kale – its color, shape and even flavor – in a bid to breed the naturally biodiverse vegetable for consumer satis... more »
The California Leafy Green Marketing Agreement (LGMA) and the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California hosted a breakfast event honoring Cong... more »
Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California.
“This label expansion offers key f... more »
This season, California and Arizona growers have an entirely new fungicide option, KENJA 400SC from Summit Agro USA, at their disposal.
KENJA 400SC... more »
The Crops Subcommittee of the National Organic Standards Board has submitted a recommendation that crops using hydroponic, aquaponic, aeroponic and ot... more »
Pegasus Agriculture plans to construct a large hydroponic facility in Florida. The company has purchased a 15-year lease on 77 acres of land in the ar... more »
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) are collaborating to address produce-specific challenges surro... more »