Pumpkins/Squash

Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches and nectarines and more than 100 varieties of pump... more

Guatemalan valley visit unveils unique watering system

The Valley of Almolonga in Guatemala is staggeringly gorgeous. Especially to a vegetable grower: an irregular checkerboard of small fields, all verdantly green,... more

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Freewheelin’ farmers ready to move on

After spending the past decade growing a sustainable small farm from a half acre of old farmland to a thriving eight-acre organic enterprise, the owne... more »

A little rain and a lot of faith

In the heart of the drought that hammered much of central Illinois this summer, at least one farm got just enough moisture to pull off a good season. ... more »

Growers will give ag a voice in Michigan Legislature

In November, a vegetable grower and a fruit grower were elected to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives. Roger Victory, who grows vegetables... more »

Breeding programs focus on consumer of the future

Fruits and vegetables are important parts of a balanced diet, and making sure consumers have an abundant supply of them is part of the Agricultural Re... more »

Vegetable council hands out awards during Great Lakes EXPO

The Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC) handed out two awards during the annual banquet of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO.Master... more »

New MVC president wants to tackle labor, public relations

Ralph Oomen is in line to become the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). Currently the vice president, he'll start his two-year te... more »

Minnesota pumpkin numbers looking good at season’s end

While most national attention is focused on the “Frankenstorm” that pounded the East Coast this Halloween, Minnesota farmers appear to hav... more »

Benton City farm produces plethora of pumpkins

Chances are the pumpkins you picked up at the grocery store to carve up for Halloween this year were grown somewhere in Benton County.Robert Cox Farms... more »

Corn mazes, pumpkin patches and U-pick fruit are part of a growing agritourism trend

You know it's fall when your Facebook feed is full of photos of your friends and their children exploring corn mazes, picking out pumpkins and going o... more »

Processing pumpkins boost illinois acreage

For growers around Morton, Ill., the so-called Pumpkin Capital of the World, fall is a very busy time of year, said Mohammad Babadoost, a researcher w... more »


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