Tomatoes/Peppers

Container grown tomatoes preserve soil

Judson Reid is a go-to guy when it comes to commercial vegetable production in high tunnels. Reid, Cornell Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist, made several presentations at the recent Great... more

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.

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Well-Rounded Market Draws Tourists

History has been vital to the success of the Round Barn Farm Market. First, there's location. The market is about 8 miles west of Gettysburg, Pa., sit... more »

Local Farmer Trying Different Methods of Growing Veggies

Mike Burnette of Burnette's Farms can't stand a watered-down tomato. The Clanton Advertiser... more »

Tomato Growers See Bright Spot

California processing-tomato growers, after suffering years of low prices and two consecutive seasons of crop-damaging weather, find their prospects a... more »

UI Study Finds Two Vegetables Team Up on Cancer

Broccoli and tomatoes have shown cancer-fighting qualities in a number of studies, but a new University of Illinois study indicates that they work eve... more »

Fresh Vegetable Harvested Acreage Up 2 Percent

The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 183,900 acres, according to USDA's Na... more »

Haygrove Tunnels Winners Announced

Haygrove Tunnels and Great American Publishing (The Fruit Growers News and The Vegetable Growers News) combined efforts to kick off Haygrove's North A... more »

Florida Tomato Pickers, Taco Bell Reach Agreement

In what they called a precedent-setting move, fast-food industry leader Taco Bell Corp., a division of Yum! Brands, agreed to work with the Coalition ... more »

SCALA Fungicide Gains EPA Registration

SCALA fungicide has been registered by the EPA. With this registration, fruit, nut, vegetable and grape growers throughout the United States have a ne... more »


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