Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolated from onion plants in Ottawa County in 2011 and w... more
A growing onion farming operation based in Nevada continued to move up the charts as an industry leader in 2016.
Peri & Sons Farms has been growing, pack... more
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In 1974, Michigan and Pennsylvania bolted from the starting gate together, as they began efforts to protect farmland from conversion to non-farm use. ... more »
Writing about fruit and vegetables is, for me, made doubly satisfying because I try to practice some of what I preach. I have a large garden and a sma... more »
Glenn Vogel's carrot harvester is the only one of its kind. On a good field with plenty of trucks, it can cover 18 to 20 acres per day, pumping out a ... more »
Heeren Brothers and J.A. Besteman Co. announced Oct. 9 that they plan to merge, creating one of the largest family-owned produce wholesalers in Michig... more »
The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 183,900 acres, according to USDA's Na... more »
SCALA fungicide has been registered by the EPA. With this registration, fruit, nut, vegetable and grape growers throughout the United States have a ne... more »