When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches and nectarines and more than 100 varieties of pump... more
There aren't many young fruit and vegetable growers out there, and it worries Gordon Hahn. Hahn, 55, grows fruit, vegetable and grain crops in Huron, Ohio. His ... more
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James Nathaniel Edens, Jr., 85, of Scotts Hill, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
Mr. Edens was a long-time board mem... more »
South Carolina watermelon producers now have information they need to make their 2017 crops more profitable with the release of the updated Watermelon... more »
Cucurbits in Michigan are vulnerable to squash bug damage throughout the growing season. Squash bugs prefer pumpkin and squash, but will feed on other... more »
The cost of controlling plant diseases combined with the cost of irrigation continues to push Georgia watermelon growers to become more innovative and... more »
The Seminis Bottle Rocket watermelon variety is now available for U.S. growers to purchase; previously trialed under precommercial designation SV7112W... more »
Winter melon or Chinese wax gourd (Benincasa hispida) is used extensively in Southeast Asian cuisine. It is used in soups and stir fries of various ki... more »
Seminis Vegetable Seeds and Seedway are collaborating to sell Seminis watermelon plants through the Seedway Sowlogic plant program. In addition to bei... more »
Georgia farmers struggle to control bacterial fruit blotch (BFB), but University of Georgia plant pathologists have discovered that naturally occurrin... more »
Arnold H. Mack, a leader in the U.S. watermelon and potato industries, has died. Mack, who founded Mack Farms, in Lake Wales, Fla., a watermelon and p... more »
Van Groningen & Sons, Inc. of Manteca, California will be adding organic seedless and organic mini personal size watermelons to their spring lineu... more »