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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New model helps chile growers battle weeds

The tall morning glory weed can be problematic for chile growers. The presence of this weed in crops may lead to an increase in harvesting time or hoe... more »

Dale Marshall

Developing a Mechanical Pepper Harvester

Dale Marshall spent the bulk of his career as an engineer with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service developing vegetable harvesters.... watch »

NatureFresh Farms picks first OhioRed tomato crop

NatureFresh Farms announced the first crop of OhioRed tomatoes is being picked. NatureFresh Farms announced in January 2015 that it would be bu... more »

Study: How LED lighting treatments affect greenhouse tomato quality

To satisfy increasing consumer demand for locally grown, fresh tomatoes during off-seasons, greenhouse tomato growers often need to rely on supplement... more »

NIMITZ use on tomatoes reinstated with removal of direct-seeding restriction

ADAMA  has announced the newly approved revisions to NIMITZ 480 EC nematicide. The new label reinstates tomatoes back onto the NIMITZ approved fruiti... more »

BrightFarms: Commercial-scale produce operations in local markets

What is being billed as one of the world’s largest urban farms and greenhouses is nearing completion in Washington, D.C. The 100,000-square-foot ... more »

Johnny’s Selected Seeds recognized for Corno di Toro pepper varieties

Johnny's Selected Seeds has received two All-American Selections National Awards in recognition of its newest Corno di Toro pepper varieties. Acco... more »

Seaweed extract benefits petunia, tomato transplants

Seaweed extracts are used widely in agriculture and horticulture production systems. Benefits of the extracts can include early seed germination a... more »

PMA Impact Awards honor produce packaging

Seventy-one submissions from 57 companies vied for five 2015 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Impact Awards: Excellence in Packaging. Winners of... more »

Bejo Seeds showcasing “Tasti-Trio” at PMA Fresh Summit

At the 2015 PMA Fresh Summit and Convention in Atlanta, Oct. 23-25, Bejo Seeds will serve three of its produce items with celebrity chef Mareya, The F... more »


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