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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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 »

Pacific Tomato Growers unveil new name, look and product line

Fourth generation, family-owned Pacific Tomato Growers announced the company’s newly established brands, Sunripe Certified Brands (U.S.) and Sunc... more »

Mexican tomato plantlets final rule published

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service published a final rule in the Federal Register which amends the regulations governing the importat... more »

UNH scientist develops new cherry tomato

A University of New Hampshire scientist has developed a new cherry tomato designed to be grown in hanging baskets in greenhouses. Rambling Rose provid... more »

Center for Produce Safety announces $20,000,000 campaign

Since its inception in 2007, the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has provided $16.4 million to fund produce safety research. To expand this work, the... more »

Nufarm’s ChampION++ fungicide/bactericide now OMRI listed

Nufarm announced that ChampION++, a fungicide/bactericide that controls key fungal and other diseases in a wide range of high-value crops such as citr... more »


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