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 Bartolo, a researcher with the Colorado Fru... more
Family involvement has helped McClure Farms and West Coast Tomato, one of Florida’s longest-running tomato growing and packing operations, remain competitive ... more
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This is the third story in a series about the future of Extension. Mary Helen Ferguson just got a job as a county agent with North Carolina Cooperativ... more »
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, perhaps we should eat a bigger apple. That seems to be a conclusion American consumers have reached. One of t... more »
Ed Hughs is determined to save chili peppers and cotton for New Mexico growers. Hughs is an agricultural engineer with Agricultural Research Service's... more »
The changing face of farming belongs to women and minorities. According to the USDA NASS Census of Agriculture, the number of women principal farm ope... more »
Eating quality, disease resistance and shelf life are the three key talking points in the vegetable seed industry right now, according to industry ins... more »
It was May 27, a Friday, and things were fairly slow at the Fulton Street Farmers' Market. Many stalls were empty, and produce items were few and far ... more »
If you can have sweet corn by the Fourth of July in northern Indiana, you'll grab customers and, if the corn's good enough, you'll keep them for the e... more »
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 »
Mike Burnette of Burnette's Farms can't stand a watered-down tomato. The Clanton Advertiser... more »
California processing-tomato growers, after suffering years of low prices and two consecutive seasons of crop-damaging weather, find their prospects a... more »