Family involvement has helped McClure Farms and West Coast Tomato, one of Florida’s longest-running tomato growing and packing operations, remain competitive and survive tumultuous tomato markets fo... more
Judson Reid is a go-to guy when it comes to commercial vegetable production in high tunnels.
Reid, Cornell Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist, made s... more
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Have you ever bought strawberries or other fruits and vegetables, forgot to put them in the refrigerator and later noticed they had gray mold on some ... more »
Camarillo, California-based Houweling’s has appointed Kevin Doran’s to CEO of the Houweling’s Group of Companies. Doran joined the company in... more »
What do you get when you cross a jalapeño pepper with a bell pepper?
An ingenious group of UC Davis students are proving you can create a jumbo, o... more »
European trends in tomato production vary from country to country, driven by market demands and production cycles. A panel of speakers at the recent I... more »
Researchers at the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) and Virginia Tech have discovered a new weapon in the arms race between plants an... more »
Tomato late blight, caused by the oomycete Phytophthora infestans, was reported to NCSU Extension Agent on Aug. 25, from a conventional tomato field i... more »
A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing an... more »
Tomatoes are the Type B’s of the vegetable world: Laid-back, creative, collaborative.
Want a slice on a burger? Fine. Chopped into a salad? Great... more »
Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chillies, raising the stakes for the country's quarantine and disease... more »
New Hampshire farmers looking to grow colored bell peppers in high tunnels received some good news from researchers at the New Hampshire Agricultural ... more »