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 research released from BioSafe Systems

BioSafe Systems has recently released two new studies on OxiDate 2.0 for tomatoes and StorOx 2.0 and OxiPhos for sugar beets.In a recent study conduct... more »

AgriLife Extension specialist to lead East Texas vegetable programs

He's done so many trainings in East Texas over the years, relocating to to the region is almost like coming home, said Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M ... more »

Processing tomato production at a record high

Contracted production for California processing tomatoes is forecast at 14.5 million tons, averaging 49.5 tons per acre. The current forecasted produc... more »

Better tomato nutrition for improved packouts

Producing the greatest quantity of the highest quality tomatoes (peppers too) requires careful attention to production details.Packable tomato yields ... more »

Seminis debuts new disease resistant pepper

Dozens of pepper growers recently gathered at the Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center (RAREC) in Bridgeton, New Jersey to learn about t... more »

Cultivate Michigan initiative promotes peppers by hosting field trip

Sweet and spicy Michigan peppers are a highly nutritious and versatile vegetable for individuals and institutional food service staff alike. They boas... more »

Mississippi grower awarded for on-farm activities

Mississippi vegetable grower Allen Eubanks was recently selected as his state's winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Y... more »

Late blight confirmed in Pennsylvania

Today late blight was confirmed in a commercial tomato field in Berks County, Pennsylvania near Fleetwood. This is only the third county that late bli... more »

Calcium-related disorder impacts Georgia’s bell pepper production

Georgia's bell pepper farmers experienced a setback in production this spring. According to University of Georgia vegetable horticulturist Tim Coo... more »

SEEDWAY expands vegetable division

SEEDWAY announced several staff additions, organizational changes and product management responsibilities for several staff members. Wes Houghton join... more »


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