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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2017 Sakata California Field Days

Scenes from Sakata's California Field Days trials in Salinas and Woodland, California. The field days were held Aug. 14-16. Crops featured included br... more »

Pure Flavor plans 75-acre greenhouse project in Georgia

Pure Flavor has invested more than $105 million to build a 75-acre greenhouse facility and distribution center in Peach County, Georgia, south of Atla... more »

Rain check in tomatoes requires growers’ attention

This has been a very wet period for most of us in the Mid-Atlantic. Some fields have received repeated downpours of rain and have standing water... more »

NASGA tour visits Minnesota, Wisconsin farms

The North American Strawberry Growers Association Summer Tour was held Aug. 15-16, from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The tour featured stops at the Univ... more »

SWMREC Field Day

The Michigan State University (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC) on Tuesday, Aug. 15, offered tours of projects underway ... more »

LGMA honors California ag secretary

The California leafy greens community recently met in Salinas to recognize those responsible for creating the public-partnership formed ten years ago ... more »

Fruit, vegetable advisory committee seeking nominations

USDA is seeking nominations to fill vacancies expiring in 2017 on the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC). FVIAC, administered ... more »

Michigan onion growers vote to continue development program

Michigan’s onion producers have unanimously approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program. Michigan Depa... more »

Researchers to explore impact of climate change on fresh produce

Environmental problems including changes in our climate, loss of fresh water and competition for resources threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits... more »

Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers names new GM

Joe Sbrocchi will assume the general manager role at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers, effective Sept. 18. He has been active in a number of r... more »


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