Jim Day describes the hydroponic vegetable industry as “a very fast growing and exciting sector.”
Day founded Suncrest USA on Jan. 1, 2012. As an entrepreneur, Day has launched several companie... more
Michigan cole crops growers must be wary of a new pest, the swede midge, according to Ben Phillips, a Michigan State University Extension educator. Phillips dis... more
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Church Brothers Farms, a grower/processor/shipper of more than 500 fresh vegetable SKUs, updated the company’s logo and added the word, farms, to it... more »
A group of researchers hope to shed light on the various wild bird and mammal species that visit produce fields and the prevalence of pathogens within... more »
Seventy-one submissions from 57 companies vied for five 2015 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Impact Awards: Excellence in Packaging.
Winners of... more »
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has launched an app, available on iTunes for iPhone and iPad, designed to help train field wo... more »
Improving lettuce crops is the aim of a new, $4.5 million grant, awarded to University of California, Davis, researchers by the U.S. Department of A... more »
In recent years, there has been an increase in the agriculture industry's level of interest in the development and deployment of driverless tractors, ... more »
Just in time for the Southwest's planting and harvest crew trainings, the Arizona Food Safety Committee (Arizona LGMA) has made all of its training ma... more »
An Agricultural Research Service scientist in Pennsylvania has developed a sanitizing wash formulated with natural compounds that could reduce the num... more »
Mycotrol O is a biopesticide with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana as the active ingredient. Beauveria bassiana is pathogenic to a wide... more »
This year will mark the third annual National Kale Day on Oct. 7.In recent years, kale's popularity has grown in both supermarkets and on restaura... more »