Vegetables

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, keeping customers in the right fields an... more

Suncrest USA doing lettuce the hydroponic way

Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology.

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AppHarvest selects SUNSET to regnite Coal Country

Jonathan Webb’s vision of bringing a renewed economic boom to the Appalachians looks to be bright. Wisely he has brought in the industry pioneer and... more »

Farmers Market at the Capitol

The lawn of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing was the setting July 27 for Farmers Market at the Capitol, hosted by the Michigan Farmers M... more »

Large New Hampshire greenhouse operation gets USDA loan

  A business that wants to build two hydroponic greenhouses in New Hampshire's North Country to get tomatoes and salad greens more quickly t... more »

Suncrest USA doing lettuce the hydroponic way

Suncrest USA is putting its best foot forward to become a leader in sustainable hydroponic growing technology, ramping up production in Silicon Valley... more »

Phytophthora disease reported on winter squash and pumpkin

Many areas of Michigan have received a significant amount of rain that favors the development of phytophthora disease on winter squash and pumpkin p... more »

Seedless watermelons focus of grafting study

Some people love to eat a juicy, seedless watermelon for a tasty, refreshing snack during a hot, Florida summer day. University of Florida scientists ... more »

Sales outlets help Florida farm survive shifts in produce market

Florida grower Tom O’Brien has found ways to sell his produce through multiple venues. O’Brien is president of C&D Fruit & Vegetable ba... more »

Challenges of Growing Strawberries in Florida

Carl Grooms, co-founder of Fancy Farms in Florida, talks about the challenges of growing strawberries in the Sunshine State. ... watch »

McClure Farms Tackles Challenges of Growing Tomatoes

D.C. McClure, owner of McClure Farms and West Coast Tomato, talks about the challenges of growing tomatoes and navigating government regulation. ... watch »

Planning underway for 2017 Great Lakes EXPO

Planning is underway for the education programs, trade show and special events for the 2017 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and Mich... more »


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