Vegetables

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his own farm. Doing more with less meant getting r... more

‘Luck,’ patience yield new Pueblo chile variety

A new variety of Pueblo Mirasol chile pepper with fleshier fruit for grilling has been developed in Colorado, where it’s growing in popularity. Michael Bar... more

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Harvanta 50SL gives growers option for insect control

Summit Agro USA's Harvanta 50SL insecticide has received EPA approval and is now available to U.S. vegetable growers for use on fruiting vegetables, c... more »

Western bean cutworm continues to plague sweet corn

Got a sweet tooth for sweet corn? You’re in good company. So should you hear rumors on the wind about wormy sweet corn – or field corn or dr... more »

Q&A with ‘The Lean Farm’ author Ben Hartman

How lean farming works at Clay Bottom Farm Ben Hartman wrote a book about lean farming, but first he had to work to implement those principles at his... more »

Settlement reached in strawberry suit involving UC Davis

A lawsuit over the strawberry breeding program at UC Davis – the wellspring of about half of California’s strawberry crop – is history. Accor... more »

Grower-packer partnership works for multigenerational farm

A vertical partnership between two family operations – a tomato packer and a grower – is yielding results and more options for customers. Tomat... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies plans system launch in Florida

Mississauga, Ontario-based Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) has provided details on its launch plan for the BVT System for the Florida market. The lau... more »

Duncan Family Farms expands operation into New York state

Buckeye, Ariz.-based Duncan Family Farms has established operations in New York’s Monroe County. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced... more »

‘Luck,’ patience yield new Pueblo chile variety

A new variety of Pueblo Mirasol chile pepper with fleshier fruit for grilling has been developed in Colorado, where it’s growing in popularity. M... more »

AeroFarms gets grant to help quality of leafy greens

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Far... more »

WVU announces the names of two new tomato varieties

From a pool of more than 100 submissions, there was not just one, but two names, that rose to the top of the list for the new tomato varieties creat... more »


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