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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There's life beyond wholesaling – a whole lot of it.The family-owned and run Samascott Farm in Kinderhook, N.Y., started out mainly growing appl... more »
When Dave Weilnau was growing up, just about every farmer in his part of north-central Ohio sold their vegetables wholesale to local buyers. That's no... more »
After more than three decades as a professor of vegetable crops at Pennsylvania State University, Mike Orzolek has retired.Not that he'll stop complet... more »
Onion growers typically use three types of irrigation systems: furrow, sprinkler and drip.Conversion to drip irrigation systems has been increasing fo... more »
Bigger is better - at least when it comes to planting onions and drip irrigation. That's what Russell Frisby has determined since he started growing o... more »
Georgia's Vidalia onion farmers have spent the last few growing seasons working to produce smaller versions of their prized onions, which are typicall... more »
Crescent Fruit & Vegetable, a year-round grower and distributor of watermelons and onions, announces the launch of their new website designed spec... more »
Like other land-grant institutions, Michigan State University (MSU) is experiencing a budget crunch. For that reason, officials are taking a hard look... more »
A provision to increase the limit on sales of food items prepared under Michigan's Cottage Food Law from $15,000 to $24,999 has been approved by the S... more »
A series of webinars will replace regional meetings scheduled to develop guidelines to improve the safety of cantaloupe.Growers, buyers, auditors, aca... more »