Tomatoes/Peppers

Georgia grower: Farming ain’t what it used to be

When Bill Brim, of Lewis Taylor Farms, first started in the industry, he would walk the fields, take notes in a binder and deal with people on the phone. Today, he’s dealing with drones, 3D printers and computerized drip irrigation.

Tomato production varies in European countries

European trends in tomato production vary from country to country, driven by market demands and production cycles. A panel of speakers at the recent Internation... more

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Greenhouse tomato course set for March 7-8

Greenhouse tomato growers and other interested individuals are invited to attend the 27th annual Mississippi Greenhouse Tomato Short Course March 7-8.... more »

Mushy spots on peppers: Disease or disorder?

Frustration in pepper season can arrive when plants, healthy and strong in appearance, start to produce peppers with discolored, mushy spots. While th... more »

Reed appointed Houweling’s executive VP, sales

Houweling’s has appointed Mike Reed to the role of executive VP, sales, for the Houweling’s Group of Companies, commencing Jan. 5. Reed joins the ... more »

Georgia grower: Farming ain’t what it used to be

When vegetable farmer Bill Brim first started in the industry, he would walk the fields, take notes in a binder and deal with people on the phone. Tod... more »

Tomato nematode resistance aided by a fungus

Plants are constantly challenged by hungry animals and infectious microbes. For tomato plants, major enemies are nematodes of the species Meloidogyne ... more »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key f... more »

Stockton’s Timorex Gold now registered in 30 states

The biofungicide Timorex Gold, developed by Stockton, is now registered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The... more »

How shoot removal, rootstock cultivar affect grafting tomatoes

As small-acreage and organic vegetable growers increasingly utilize high tunnels, researchers are working to determine effective production strategies... more »

Church Brothers Farms launching new products, packaging

Church Brothers Farms will launch two products and feature new packaging at the PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando, Florida, in booth 1029. The company de... more »

Syngenta’s Overgreen pepper offers benefits customers see, taste

A new pepper from Syngenta may just have the taste that kids will enjoy – with the nutrients that will make parents happy, according to the company.... more »


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