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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Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches ... more »

Hot sauce puts jalapeno grower on the hot list

Craig Underwood can't explain exactly why Huy Fong Foods' Sriracha Hot Sauce has exploded in popularity in the last few years, but he can always specu... more »

Symposium gathers industry, leading researchers to study vegetable grafting

University, government and industry experts will come together to share the latest research findings and techniques on a method whose popularity is ra... more »

High Tunnel Tomatoes —VGNtv

Steve Bogash, Penn State Extension educator, is studying tomatoes under high tunnels in southern Pennsylvania.... watch »

New wash for sanitizing fresh produce

An Agricultural Research Service scientist in Pennsylvania has developed a sanitizing wash formulated with natural compounds that could reduce the num... more »

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 »


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